The fowl cackled cheerily still, adding insult to injury, the pet sheep munched grass contentedly, and the canaries sang in their cages under the vines.
Some sows will eat their pigs, and wild animals in cages often destroy their young.
Animals in cages behave in a similar way, looking for a means of escape.
Already wagons were rumbling down on the docks and cages were being quickly shunted into position for their journey down the river that night.
When the men get these menagerie cages all shifted on deck I will meet you in my cabin.
There were fourteen of them, curled up in large cages standing against the walls.
Quast had left that morning in a van, taking his cages of cats with him.
My grandfather swept the cages in Jamrach's down by the docks.
It had a spring lock, too, and the Fuzzies had dragged one of the cages over and stood on it to open the door.
I'd gotten some cagesfixed up for them, and--" Ruth Ortheris came in.
There had been no trace of his Fuzzies from the time they had broken out of their cages at Science Center.
The cages themselves were about three feet wide and five feet long, with plywood bottoms, wooden frames and quarter-inch netting on the sides and tops.
Juan put them in cages because we didn't have any other place for them, but we were going to fix up a nice room, where they could play together.
Cages built for something with no hands and almost no brains.
We were going to fix up a room for them, but till that could be done, Juan got some cages to put them in.
Let's see what kind of a houdini they did on thesecages now.
We went down in narrow cages which glided gently into a tube arranged in the cleft of the enormous rock.
I used to carry about with me, in small cardboard boxes or cages that I manufactured myself, adders, of which our woods were full, crickets that I found on the leaves of the tiger lilies, and lizards.
Tristan, who bore the summons for moving up his auxiliary forces, had the farther commission to carry the Cardinal to the Castle of Loches, and there shut him up in one of those ironcages which he himself is said to have invented.
After the death of Louis he fell under the suspicion of that sovereign's daughter and was imprisoned in one of the cages he has so feelingly described.
After he had returned to his own kingdom, he caused his late favourite to be immured in one of the iron cages at Loches.
They have been kept alive in cages for several weeks, but soon perish for want of the usual food, for which no adequate substitute has yet been found.
There were three or four cagesfull of poisonous snakes, one variety of which I recognized, the curse of India--the hooded cobra.
He must have smashed the monkeys' cages during the night, for the rigging was dotted with chimpanzees, orangs, and the small fellows.
The cages had been hoisted by the crane, and the horses were following; one of them grew restive, and slipped from the grasp of the man in charge of it.
And in the light Bert could see some camels, an elephant or two, a number of horses, and cages containing lions and tigers strung out along the track.
The work of getting the escaped animals back into their cages was going on rapidly.
They are caught by the slaves in any desired numbers and confined in tiny cages of wicker, giving them sufficient light in their cabins at night for ordinary purposes, and forming the only artificial light permitted them.
We have seen a string of the little cages containing the glittering insects hung in a slave-cabin in festoons, like colored lamps in fancy-goods stores in America.
The town ladies keep little cages of these insects as pets, feeding them on sugar, of which they appear to be immoderately fond.
In our cages here we had not been ironed, and, as our fetters had been used on some prisoners sent to Richmond, we were now obliged to content ourselves with a most liberal allowance of cotton rope.
She used to say that when the Jarndyce case was decided she would open the cages and let the birds all go.
He stepped to one of the many cages at the side of the room and returned with a wriggling cottontail in his hands.
Then she began to butt those glass snake cagesoff their table, one by one.
They were kept separate, but in adjoining cages; and the time came when we needed one of those cages for another distinguished arrival.
Mean and cruel visitors are fond of starting bear fights by throwing into the cages tempting bits of fruit, or peanuts; and sometimes a peach stone kills a valuable bear by getting jammed in the pyloric orifice of the stomach.
They can look at each other through the entire series of cages and there is no chance whatever for a bear to feel lonesome.
In the cage of Alice, three cages and a vestibule distant, Keeper Dick Richards was busily working, when he heard the peculiar crash of that shattered tusk.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cages" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.