There was Flad, tucking into some chicken that had been thrown out for the fox. The magpie decided it wanted to share the feast and was sizing up the distance, wondering if it could snatch some from under Flad's nose - or rather, claw.
Now, Flad is an elderly cat. He's 16 and is very stiff and arthritic, poor old beast, but that doesn't stop him making a show of being a big, bad, bird-eating beast! The magpie rapidly changed its mind and flapped off.