Cadence sorta has a soft spot for animals.

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[ Panel 1 ]
JOSEPH: C.. Ca… CADENCE? Is that You? What’d you hit me for?

[ Panel 2 ]
CADENCE: DUH, DINGO, of course it’s me! And I hit you ‘cos YOU’RE MEAN to cute little sophisticated creatures like this lil’ guy!

[ Panel 3 ]
CORBIN: AYE! Listen to the PRETTY human female! SQUAW! SHE’S A SMART ONE!
:: Corbin has a well deserved disgustingly puffed out eye. ::

[ Panel 4 ]
CADENCE: COME on lil’ birdy, let’s leave this JERK to think about the bad things he’s done to INNOCENT little cuties like you!
:: Cadence picks up Corbin from the dirt. ::

[ Panel 5 ]
CORBIN: That’s right JERKO, think about it! Think long and hard, ‘cos next time we meet I’m gonna DOUCHE YOUR FACE with a knife!
:: Corbin flips Joseph a feather-fingered bird with his wing. ::