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Fun question! A dove! Any other trapped birds out there? 
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Originally posted by LadyArkham LadyArkham wrote:

I went with a plastic dolphin in a sink's s-trap pipe.

That's awesome! Original use of an animal and a trap.

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So many amazing answers! I am eager to read people's stories.

I went with a dog in a foot trap, with some not-so-subtle metaphor/mirroring of the main character breaking free of their cabin fever. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Alyxbee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 2021 at 9:35am
 I went with a mouse in a snap-trap, and tried to hint at a girl freeing herself as well, but we will see if that comes through!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sgspeed Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Feb 2021 at 11:14am
Originally posted by _Arden_ _Arden_ wrote:

So many amazing answers! I am eager to read people's stories.

I went with a dog in a foot trap, with some not-so-subtle metaphor/mirroring of the main character breaking free of their cabin fever. 

Sounds like a similar track to mine. I wonder how many went straight to the trap of Covid. I lost that bit in the final cut, but it was the driving force for sure. 
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Originally posted by Renate Renate wrote:

Fun question! A dove! Any other trapped birds out there? 

Yes -  a pigeon. So, pretty close!
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Cockroach.
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It's interesting how many people went with non-animal creatures in traps.

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To be taxonomically correct they're all animals; let's just leave it as interesting...
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I played with the idea of a moth in a spider's web for quite some time.

But when I sat down to write, I told the story of the "poster child" animal that always gets hunted as vermin- a fox.

Little secret- even though I love all animals, I am not a massie fan of foxes as I have seen them kill dozens of lambs in one night (and not to eat them, simply to kill).

I have loved all the takes on the prompt though!

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