My prize for most unusual Christmas short story
This short story is probably the most unusual short story about Christmas that you will find anywhere. SNOZ is a pet rat that gets out of his cage at Christmas and plays havoc throughout the household especially with the Christmas Dinner.
SNOZ said "The first intimation that my day's activities were not going down well was when I climbed onto the table just as dinner was about to be served and hid under the meat tray with the Turkey......"
You will see from Diana Hockley's author profile that before she retired she toured Queensland with a mouse circus, which I guess also featured a few pet rats.