Al wasn’t fooling anyone with his wire grid, everyone was well aware of his fixation on Marcia’s breasts.
The parrot found Oxo irresistible, so much so that whenever Hugh’s brother would offer him any he practically turned into a vulture.
To be admired by someone with a trifurcated tail often produces an excitement too great to contain, especially in the young,
Violet’s forked tail was the envy of both the rabbit and the gerbil. It had earned her the number one spot on the blancmange trampling team. But she was secretly quite embarrassed. What she wouldn’t give for a puff or a separated appendage!
For thousands of years the gulls had had the beach to themselves, but now…
Hugh had for a long time dreamed of playing Carnegie Hall. When his chance finally came, he gave it all he had.
The accident attracted a lot of attention from all quarters. Vincent had been facing the wrong way when the Riley hove into sight — or not, as was actually the case.
Hugh’s grandfather (even after he had been badly wounded) always found that a good cuppa made the seige more bearable, wild animals and native emissaries notwithstanding. It was all over by the middle of May in any case.
Gelatinous cranberry sauce or pork chop the dog was always so grateful. The cat, on the other hand, was more focused on capture. Rosemary thought the puppy cute, but had to admit that in the game of life she had to respect the cat more.
It was just as Hugh had feared. Everyone appeared so completely au fait. He felt about as relevant as a blue cat. He would need a lot more encouragement before he could give this kind of thing a go.