Nitro stood on the stage makeshift stage in his back garden, his paws clad in metal boots and gloves. His tight space-age flight suit with metal shoulder pads was partially covered around the shoulders and waistline by harnesses that held to his back a large metal cylinder with a rounded-cone tip, and metal fins sticking out of each side. He could feel the love of an adoring crowd - which was impressive given that his audience consisted of a skeptical cat named Titch, a dopey rabbit called Nibble, and J-Jay the blue jay, who was currently engrossed in the hand-held adventures of an Italian plumber. Undeterred, he began.
“Blue Jays and gentlecats-” he began.
“Ooh! And rabbits!” Nibble's left paw shot up and waved, his right being preoccupied by keeping his baggy hat out of his eyes.
“Yes, and rabbits,” Nitro continued. He puffed himself up as he got back into the swing of his speech. “On this bright, sunny day, I am going to amaze you – sh