It is a fox. Or, at least, it is a door stop in the shape of a fox.
Sadly, the fox has, for the time being, remained silent, and therefore I am as yet unable to answer the perennial question.
(For those fortunate individuals, such as huntingospray and her mum, who are blissfully unaware of what I'm talking about, here y'go:
There. I no longer have to suffer alone...)