The old man is a bear; he is always grumbling.
Jim took his bird to the pictures last night.
Don't listen to her gossip; she is a cat.
In public affairs he remained a mouse.
Why did you put your finger in the fire, you silly donkey?
The lions at her party included two musicians and a writer.
Don't trust him. He is an old fox.
He has a face like an angel, but he is really a terrible wolf.