It's not exactly a cheerful story, but rather a story of lessons learned hard. The cut-out turned out very well - easy to make and prints out nicely. This story is so similar to Elizabeth's recent post, The Parable of the Cat and the Glass Door.
The story is on pages 340-341, the cut-out on page 340. To save and/or print, simply right click on the image of the pages at the link and "save as" or print. Story is in public domain, 1906 Primary Plans.