Ramona is fond of pets. Her hubby, Eddie, has a horror of all animals and particularly her pets. The parrots bite him and the monkeys show their teeth. Ramona receives a wire from Eddie's uncle telling him that the circus has gone broke and that he is sending his pet elephant to Eddie to take care of. Ramona sends for Eddie and despite his protests insists that he go and get the beast. He attempts to get some stablemen to arrange to take the elephant. They refuse until he finally agrees to pay a high price for a stall. Arriving at the station Eddie is handed the huge animal with a bill for excess charges amounting to $300. Eddie has one trouble after another. The stable owner refuses to allow the beast on the place. It keeps with Eddie and his wife busy breaking down the fence to get the pet inside and then feeding and giving it water. In the meantime the neighbors protest and the authorities order it removed at once. The last scene of the beast shows him dragging a furniture van with...
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