Cat's Meat is a short story that takes place near the town of Cogsbay in the Buck Duchy. It describes the events of a few days during some unknown spring in the lives of Rosemary, her child Gillam and Marmalade, the cat that lives with them. Chronologically it precedes Assassin's Apprentice.
- First published in The Inheritance in 2011.
- A Dutch translation (title?) published in 2012 in De verhalen.
- A French translation Viande pour chat in L’Héritage et autres nouvelles first published in 2012, reprinted in 2013.