After his encounter with Abner’s surprise, Lum only wants to get rid of his lion. Though the big cat makes Lum jittery, it has taken to Cedric. The lion seems to enjoy being Cedrics pet, and even has a name, Irving.
Does Cedric have a special gift with animals, or is this something Lum could try? If Lum could pass as a lion tamer, it could be the thing to win the heart of Miss Fredericks.