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Carefully Jamie crawled across the stove to the beans. She picked up the closest one and began to nibble; it was WONDERFUL! She began to eat faster, finishing the first bean entirely and starting on the second.
She was so intent on enjoying her treat that she forgot the boiling pots. As she ate, her tail swung to the side - right onto one of the burners! She dropped the bean and swung around, her tail sliding past the other burner. Jamie's tail hurt sharply, and she ran without thinking right off the stove!
For a small gerbil like Jamie, three and half feet might as well be a mile; but that's how far she fell. Luckily she landed in the trash can, on a soft bed of carrot shavings and paper towels. She climbed out the top and hurried back to her cage.
Lucy notice the angry red welts on Jamie's tail, and put some cream on it which felt very good indeed. Lucy never knew what happened - but Jamie knew that she would always remember. And from now on she knew that stoves were no place for playing or exploring - no matter HOW hungry you are!