Ada stood cautiously, scanning the area around her. A bald eagle had appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, accompanied by a teenage boy. It didn't take much for her to put the pieces together, and she cast a curious glance at Ashfur. The feline was crouched in a defensive position, her fur bristling as she growled. Ada didn't suppose the bear was helping any.
"Wha-" Nothing could mask her surprise, however, when she saw Jakob turn the corner across the street from her, with a...was that a hyena? Either he had run off and illegally obtained his favorite animal, or he had been sucked into...whatever it was that they were dealing with here.
Biting her lip, Ada crouched by Ashfur again, lightly touching her palm to the the cat's neck, attempting to calm her down. Raising a hand over her head, she waved widely, trying to get Jakob's attention.
"Jakob! Hey, Waltz!" As she waved, motion in the corner of her eye caught her attention, and she saw Mishka standing right in front of the cafe, doing her own waving.
"Come on! You have to hide them before the police show up!" Turning, Mishka looked straight at her, and Ada straightened. "Hurry up!"
"Thank god," Ada muttered, standing. "At least she seems to have a plan. Come on, Ashfur." When she walked forward, though, Ashfur did not follow.
"What? Ash, come on!"
It would have amused Ada under normal circumstances, to find that the feline had grown so possessive of her name, but for now, the stress of the situation kept her serious.
"What's the matter?"
An image flowed into her mind, of a wild bear, vicious and feral. Ada shuddered, and to be quite honest, wasn't too crazy about the idea of being in close proximity of a bear herself, one that could presumably maul her in less than a second. Without the slightest idea of what was going on though, Ada felt helpless and desperate, deciding that she was willing to take that chance.
"Come here." Stepping forward, she swiftly hooked her thumbs under Ashfur's front legs, and lifted her up. Being twice as large as the average house cat, she didn't weigh any less either. Immediately, she began to hiss and growl, wiggling wildly, trying to find a way to hook her claws into Ada's skin. She succeeded twice, then settled from clamping her sharp teeth firmly on Ada's wrist.
~Down down down! Ground! DOWN!~
"Ow!" Ada grit her teeth, fighting to keep her grip on the cat despite all the abuse she was currently enduring. "If I put you down, will you come with me?"
~No. Down. Ground.~
"I'm not putting you down until you cooperate, or I'll just have to carry you over there myself. If you make me do that, I'm keeping you between me and the bear." Ashfur gave an agitated hiss, her tail winding slowly through the air.
~Yes. Follow. Down.~
"I knew we'd understand each other." Bending over, she placed the angry feline down lightly, and turned to run after Mishka. To her delight, Ashfur trotted after her, though she made her feelings on the subject very clear. Unpleasant images of Ada being bitten and scratched filled her head, which she wasn't terribly surprised by, but the image of her being sat on by the bear admittedly took her off guard. "Is that really necessary?" She asked, her tone of voice scolding.
Rolling her eyes, Ada made her presence known to Mishka.
"Ok, Ada, right? Can you and...can you two crouch down behind the bin for a minute? The back door will be open in a few minutes, but..." She finished off with a shrug. Without saying anything, Ada nodded, and walked towards the bin. Ashfur, once again, did not follow.
"Ash..." Trying to turn the tables, she conveyed an image of her grabbing Ashfur by the scruff of the neck, and giving her a bath. She smiled smugly as a jolt of pure alarm made it through their...connection. Shuffling behind the bin, Ada crouched and patted the spot beside her invitingly.
Ashfur padded over resentfully, holding a constant image of Ada being sat on by the bear, and Ada sighed in annoyance. At least the cat was cooperating, regardless of what she was thinking in that unpleasant little mind of hers.