Animals: Heirs and Assigns

To the list of people who like their inferiors better than their peers was added last week the name of Mrs. May Marguerite Shaw.

Mrs. Shaw shared the comforts of her big Long Island home with 23 Pekinese, named Yummie, Fuzz Wuzz, Cuddles, Baby Dear, Honey Child, etc. She also had a Brussels griffon, a black Persian cat and a dachshund named Poopchin. When Mrs. Shaw died last month, her will asked an old friend, Mrs. Ita Mae McGuire of Napanee, Ont., to adopt her 26-pet menagerie, left her a trust fund of $100,000 for...

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