EARLIER THIS WEEK there was terror across the fine county of Essex after reports of a lion on the loose.
One resident reckons she has a pretty good idea: her cat.
The animal suffers under the name of Teddy Bear, and would thus self-evidently have good reason for pretending to be a fearsome man-eating hunter. But apart from that, Ginny Murphy of St Osyth told the BBC her moggy regularly hunts in the fields around the town where the lion was spotted. She said:
From the picture, he’s identical.