When Nancy Webb arrives to work each morning at Hallmark Dry Cleaners in Bloomington, she often finds a visitor waiting for her.
Lately, Penny the turkey has been snoozing on the doormat until she wakes him up at 7 a.m. He lingers in the doorway — sometimes strutting into the store — until she lures him away with a cracker.
“I open the front doors and he walks right in, like he owns the place,” Webb says. “He’s gotten more bold with that, but the turkey’s harmless.”
Once he’s done at the dry cleaner’s, Penny usually strolls over to United Liquors across the street. Owner Dan Condon regularly finds him snuggled up in the indented doorway when he arrives to work at 11 a.m.
“I don’t have concerns,” Condon says. “He does leave a lot of little turkey presents around — like turkey turds —but we just clean them up. At this…