Fred the Footrest

My major Hanukkah present from Barbara was a footstool in the shape of a genuine replica of a stuffed bear:

We named him Fred the Footrest. You have noticed that William is loyally guarding Fred in case any hunters should come near.

The manufacturers (or their lawyers) are really unclear about the status of this product. It came with two tags. Note the last three words of the safety warning:

In contrast, here is the tag below the safety warning:

So…is it a toy, or isn’t it? Inquiring minds want to know.

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