I've read 9% of The 13th Hex

The 13th Hex: A Hexworld Short Story - Jordan L. Hawk

Most of the familiars had taken animal form to avoid having to answer, so the morning bustle was unusually full of an assorted variety of animals including, but not limited to, birds, toads, and cats.

 

Going to work as a toad... Pretty much my feeling every day going to work. LOL