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The Japanese Woman Who Mistook Her Sheep For a Poodle:

by | 26th, April 2007

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It’s a common enough problem among Japan’s well-heeled. You buy the poodle over the internet. You take the poode home. The poodle refuses to bark or eat dog food.

And then the poodle thinks it’s a sheep. It begins to baa like a sheep. Its fur starts to resemble wool. When you wear that merino sweater, it follows you around.

Maiko Kawakami, a Japanese movie star, has such a pet. She went on TV and complained about it. She produced photos of the animal. And she was told that her poodle was a sheep. A sheep dog? No. A sheep.

Kawakami’s shock discovery triggered hundreds of other Japanese women to contact the police. They had been duped. They too had bought a wolly poodle from Poodles

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