I'm watching, Kat heard her father's voice echo in her mind. Immediately, she relaxed a little. Thor, her Mum, Rhys, her grandmother and especially her Dad always gave her the feeling that nothing could hurt her. It was wrong. Higgs had proven it once again. But still... the threats that could overpower them were rare.
"Katherine, it's Katherine. I told my animals not to hurt you, you remember?" She hated to say that but he did not seem like the smartest around. Maybe he was like Kenny from the Red House down the road. After his accident when he had been a young boy, his mental capabilities had declined. It had been sad to see. He had been a bright young boy. She wondered what his future had turned out to be. For a moment, sadness flickered through her. She would never find out, would she? As much as she loved her new home, she still missed her old friends. "And, yes, Richie is my son. Wait, unless you mean the new arrival. That one isn't my son," she said. Smooth, Kat, real smooth. "If you mean Dan who lives in the park, then, yeah, I know him. He helps me with the animals." Red... she thought that rang a bell but she had been too busy to actually remember.