Beware *Cheep* Tricks in Episode 13

Episode 13: Pigeons in Peril

Days pass while Blister continues to coach Muck. The city’s new electric power grid suffers inexplicable outages. One of the secret agent spy pigeons, Seltzer, surfaces to report a catastrophe. While investigating the electric rattraps, his partner, Horchata, was captured.

For the curious, enjoy these links to the wild rat and pigeon facts mentioned in the introduction:

“How Pigeons Became Rats”

Why People Hate Pigeons

“How Do Pigeons Find Their Way Home?”

Rat Facts

Even More Rat Facts

Rats Outnumber People

Pigeons Slightly Outnumber US Population

How Close Are You to a Rat Right Now?

Special thanks to composer Roland Rudzitis for serving up the Blister and Muck theme song. Additional music from Monplaisir and John Bartman. Lisa Redfern supplied the crickets. Mike Koenig brought the ocean and other sound FX. I bring gratitude for my family, friends, and fans. One for one and all for you!

By jenmichellemason

Jenny is a story hunter. She has explored foreign countries, canyon mazes, and burial crypts to gather the facts that make good stories. Once, she sniffed a 200-year-old skull...for research purposes. Jenny received an M.Phil from Trinity College Dublin and holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from VCFA. She has authored nearly 20 STEM books for young readers. Her inquisitive and funny nonfiction articles have appeared in Mountain Flyer, Cobblestone, and Muse magazines. Jenny also works as a freelance copy writer for nonprofits and small businesses.