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The Back Stories With Darnell and Cornelia - #8 Petey


Petey


It was fortunate for Petey that Cassie’s mom was a romantic or he would have been tarred and feathered that day. Thankfully she understood that Petey was a good guy, even if he was a bit single-minded at times, often to the point of danger.


On this particular sunny Saturday, Petey came calling, bringing a sweet bouquet of posies for Cassie. Her mom sent Petey to the backyard where Cassie was sunning herself by the pool.



Just as Petey approached Cassie with his eyes zeroed in on her face, his foot caught on the edge of her towel. As Petey started falling, he grabbed the towel without thinking, sending Cassie somersaulting into the pool with him!


Now here they were, drying themselves off on a line Cassie’s mom had put up for them. Petey, still clutching the posies, could feel the warm sun on his back. He shyly glanced over at Cassie, who was hanging so close to him there was a ripple of static between their fur. 

He saw a promising smile touch Cassie’s lips, and he’d never been happier in his life.


Darnell Knauss, Author
Cornelia Wenokor, Illustrator
Stamp: Joy Clair

Comments

papierelle said…
Mit verliebten Augen passieren schon mal kleine Malheure, aber es ging ja zum Gl├╝ck alles gut. Zauberhaft, Geschichte und Karte!!!
conil said…
Toooo cute for words but Darnell's are always welcome. This window card is adorable.
I Card Everyone said…
Cassie looks so please to hang with Petey… happier than any wet cat I've seen!
Such a sweet image, Cornelia... beautifully water colored!
btw our creative brains are syncing up again... you'll see what I mean in a few weeks xx]
=]
What a darling scene and the story line goes so well with it too.
Mac Mable said…
What a darling of a story and them hanging on the line says it all x
Anita in France said…
What a fun scene, Cornelia ... those kitties do look so content to be hanging out with one another! Hugs, Anita :)
Rosmarie said…
Ich freu mich auf jede Geschichte und Karte von euch beiden und ich bin mir sicher, dass aus all euren witzigen Stories und Designs irgendwann mal ein Bestseller wird!
LG Rosi

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