She ran to the door, and saw a basket with two spotted creatures. She couldn't help but stifle an "Aw!" as, for a moment, her heart, hardened by hours or work on the Patsy ratings, melted.
"Oh great," another Committee member said. "More strays. Should we print out more flyers to see who might adopt them?"
"More worryingly," another Member said, "is this an attempt to try to impugn the sanctity of the Patsy Ratings? Could this be an attempt to bribe the Committee by offering them some cute Leopard cubs?"
The Committee member looked back at the Member quizzically. "Since when did the Patsy Ratings have sanctitiy?" they asked seriously.
"Look, they're playing!" she said.