After that, it wandered over to say hello to the guinea-pigs. It has evidently done this a few times before, since the guinea-pigs showed no fear and came out to face it down from behind the safety of their bars. This raises an interesting issue of security versus freedom. Is it cruel to lock small animals up in hutches? Wouldn't it be better to allow them freedom to become someone's lunch? I trust you will now forgive me keeping them securely locked up.
I would not expect anyone to believe this story without photographic evidence: