Topika smiled lightly at her worried friend, canines just slightly showing over her lip. She could no longer snatch emotions off another's face, so she was forced to rely on listening to the feeling in another's voice. Anxiety oozed out of Sayonara's soft words, going paw in paw with the light pace she had started up.
"Are you sure you're fine?" she asked again. There was a break in her tense movement as he barbed tongue swiped between Topika's ears. The younger cat shrank away from her friend and bat at her with a giggle.
"Yeah," she meowed, reaching out again and tapping a dainty nose. "Stardust only took my eyes, not my fine-ness." Sayonara let a tiny giggle escape, relaxing vaguely at the goofy proof of Topika being okay.
"But he could've taken your life!" A black tom materialized from the shadows, bristling. "If someone never showed up, you would be dead!" Topika blew off his outburst and sudden appearance with a flick o