The story behind this picture is a bit longer than it seems. Our cat is an exceptional hunter. The same morning he came home with a mouse and couple of hours later with a woodpecker. Then he started to play with the wounded woodpecker (that’s what cats do), but suddenly ran away, because neighbor’s cat appeared and he is twice as big as ours. The wounded woodpecker tried to hop and fly away, but one wing was broken and it couldn’t get far. The neighbor’s cat is good fighter but not so good hunter and on this photo he wasn’t sure whether to hit the woodpecker or not.
Yes, that was somewhat hard for me just to stand there with a camera, but there was nothing I could do to save the bird and nature is sometimes a bit cruel.