April 22, 2009
I Can Haz Insurance?
Posted by scott at April 22, 2009 03:30 PM
When the village store was gutted in a mystery fire, its owner Paul Sheriff was understandably less than chirpy.
But his shock turned to amazement when, after weeks of extensive investigations, his insurance company finally traced the cause of the fire - to a sparrow with rather an unusual taste in nest-building, not to mention a laissez-faire attitude to the perils of smoking.
We have the opposite problem with Swoozie, who merrily pitches everything not firmly attached over the side of her cage first chance she gets.
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Sounds like the building I work in! Sparrows, starlings, squirrels etc... one day one of them will drop their lit cigarette and WOOOSH! up in flames we go!