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Adoptive homes sought for abandoned babies

A dry winter, followed by a really wet April, has lead to a bumper breeding season for Welsh Dragons. Many babies are now looking for adoptive homes, as dragon mothers are a tough breed who insist on their babies wiping their noses at one week, their bottoms at two, and their shoes as they come in at three. And, alas, some of the slower dragons can't manage the shoes business. The yellow and orange ones never seem to have a problem, but this year especially you'll find at the orphanage in Corris literally hundreds of Purple, Green and Red Dragons.

PLEASE - if you can offer an adoptive home to a Welsh Dragon, let us know. All of these dragons can wipe their noses, most can wipe their bottoms, but few of this lot wipe their feet when they come in. Rather like children, boyfriends, girlfriends, wives and husbands, I understand - so there shouldn't be too much you've not come across before if you take in one of thes waifs.

Oh - and you'll get a double does of "Thank you"s if you're able to adopt a purple dragon. There are good employment prospects when they grow up for red and geern dragons in the Majong business. But purple prospects are more limited. A few make good gardeners, but when they burn the weeds on a bonfire they tend to inhale the smoke which has a strange effect on them. You may have heard of the famours Puff the magic Dragon.


(written 2012-05-20, updated 2012-06-02)

 
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