Yes, it was false. So, the poor guy was cursed even though he was innocent. And indeed! Though I doubt he'd have any troubles... I think if that girl ever got married it would only be because her mother let her. : / Then again, I can't say. They're not my characters.
Yeah.... its not perfect.... its just a concept..... I think the lower jaw is what is making it super wonky. The idea was that it didn't signify any specific animal. That's difficult, as my brain goes to default werewolf mode.