Stinky had planned an exceptional adventure for Periwinkle, and he was really happy that she could come two days early for it. He knew he didn’t want to miss celebrating Valentine’s Day with her.
As always he waited impatiently for her to arrive. He was standing beside the tunnel, however, instead of right in front of it. Stinky didn’t want Periwinkle to crush the flowers he had for her when she came tumbling out.
Periwinkle was surprised when Stinky wasn’t there to catch her, but then she saw him and the big bouquet he held. She squealed with delight and outstretched her paws to take it from him. After sniffing the flowers and exclaiming about the fragrance and beauty, Periwinkle set them aside so she and Stinky could share whisker kisses and paw hugs.
After that, Periwinkle picked up her flowers, and Stinky took her other paw in his and led her to a beautifully set table. He helped Periwinkle into her chair and put her flowers in a teapot his mom had put out for a vase.
Periwinkle exclaimed, “This is so gorgeous, Stinky. Thank you.” As usual, Stinky blushed under his grey, tabby face furs.
Stinky told Periwinkle, “My mom helped me set it up.”
Stinky had made a special card, which he gave to Periwinkle.
Periwinkle had one for Stinky as well.
“Do you think anyone will recognize us?” Periwinkle asked Stinky.
“I don’t think so, Periwinkle.”
“Wow, that’s a relief,” replied Periwinkle.
A Special Question for Periwinkle
“I have a special question for you. We have been boyfriend and girlfriend for quite a long time now. I was wondering if you would like to go steady?” Stinky asked Periwinkle.
“Oh yes, I would,” replied Periwinkle.
“Okay, it is official. Shall we toast to that?” Stinky asked.
Periwinkle and Stinky picked up their glasses of tuna juice, clinked them and giggled in unison.
The tabbies spent the remainder of the afternoon, snacking, chattering and reminiscing about their time together as boyfriend and girlfriend and the adventures they’d taken together. Too soon it was time for Periwinkle to head home. After sharing lots and lots of whisker kisses and paw hugs, Periwinkle took her flowers from the table, gave Stinky a wave, blew him a kiss and entered the teleportation tunnel. With a whoosh she was gone, leaving Stinky both elated that they were now going steady and sad that he would not being seeing Periwinkle for nine more days.
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