"Lions tended to be bossy, unfaithful and short tempered but did look magnificent. That had been Cato, Afro Caribbean, very good looking but she’d dumped him when she found out he was double dating her.
Before Cato was Alec; now he was a Swan, faithful, slender and beautifully caring. She had dumped him too but for different reasons. He was too perfect – beside him she felt flawed.
Now for the moment she was happy to be uninvolved, but she did wonder if there were any other “creature types” out there that she might be compatible with"