What Happened to the Squirrel in a Teapot?
In a recent article, I told you about what happened to the squirrel in a teapot. It ran away after Grivas scalded it. Grivas then came back and put it out of its misery, killing it. So what happened to the poor creature? Grivas faces a charge of animal cruelty and could be sentenced to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine.
Grivas scalded squirrel
John Grivas has been charged with animal cruelty and unlawfully trapping a squirrel. In a recent interview with the Chicago Tribune, he denied all the charges. In his defense, he said he merely grabbed the squirrel and shook it. He claimed the squirrels had been destructive to his garage door and windows. During the last few months, he has noticed several squirrel holes in his yard.
It ran away
A neighbor’s actions have resulted in a cruelty charge against Betty Bill’s neighbor John Grivas. The neighbor is accused of pouring boiling water on a gray squirrel, but claims he merely shook it. In addition to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty, Grivas was also charged with unlawfully trapping the squirrel. The neighbors say the squirrels have been destroying their yard and garage.
It was put out of its misery
The English phrase “put a sb out of his/her misery” is defined in Cobuild’s dictionary. The phrase also has an equivalent definition in other English dictionaries. This article will explore the use of “put out of its misery” in sentence constructions. Here are some examples of sentences with this phrase:
It was killed
A few years back, the cute little squirrel in the teapot were playing Words with Friends and John kept waiting for the other one. I don’t blame him. It’s not fair to keep him waiting. He’s a cute little squirrel, so I think I’ll just keep playing. But, then again, I’m not a very good wordsmith. Besides, John is cute.
What was the fate of the squirrel in Teapot and Squirrel?
The squirrel ended up getting cooked in the teapot.
Jessica Watson is a PHD holder from the University of Washington. She studied behavior and interaction between squirrels and has presented her research in several wildlife conferences including TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg.