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Listen to the audio file and fill in the summary, with the appropriate words from the table:
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The story "A Tiger in the House", by Ruskin Bond, revolves around a bond between a  and animal, tracing from the times when a  was a cub to the times when he grew apart because of his in born nature. The tiger is found by the  of the narrator, when he goes hunting. He is named , by the grandmother. Although he is given meat and is tamed, he becomes wild when he grows up. It goes to the extent of the tiger following the  around with an evil intent.
Upon recognizing the danger of the situation, the tiger is handed over to the . When grandfather visits the zoo after , he finds Timothy next to a  cage. As soon as he finds grandfather, he starts licking his hands. The leopard from the next cage roars and scares him. Grandfather wants to change his cage because he was protective of Timothy, and did not want him to be scared of the leopard. But when he talks to the keeper, he is shocked to find that Timothy had  of  and it was a different violent tiger that he was .
Although he is told the truth, grandfather cannot afford to face the reality and convinces his mind that it was Timothy in the cage and bids  to him.
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