Living with Neil the Lion

This is what happens when a lion becomes part of the household. These pictures show Tippi Hedren — star of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds — with her husband, Noel Marshall, and her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith, and their lion, Neil. Melanie is Tippi’s daughter from her first marriage to Peter Griffith. At the time these pictures were taken, Melanie was 19.  Via

we’ll drive around the lake
just a little too fast
my eyes on the lights, her hand on my shoulder
yeah, windows down, the wine
in our heads
the city lights just blur