Readings — From the October 2016 issue

Faux Paws

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From mistaken reports of animals in distress, compiled over the past year by an animal-rescue shelter in Guernsey.

A sick seal on a beach was a duvet

A dead cat was a hand puppet

A gull hanging from a fence was a carrier bag

An injured crow was a black bag

An injured bird was a blond wig

A hedgehog was a pinecone

A stray pug was a frog

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