Severus looked at the place beside her, it was close, close enough to make him just that bit more nervous. He sat down nevertheless and sighed, taking the glass of wine in between his pale fingers. "I did not send you this gift to necessarily have you sharing it with me..."
His gaze darkened at the mention of the party. "I did." he said simply, not sure if he should share his knowledge. "I'm not offended by your cat's behaviour... it's normal not to accept strangers.."