The Investigators, Inc. The Missing Cat. Chapter 3.

Lena comes in and sits down beside me on the bed. “There’s something strange going on,” she said, “Lara is not acting like herself. She doesn’t scare easily, she teaches several martial arts classes, she knows how to protect herself. And she’s carrying a gun too, she has a holster on her back, that’s why she’s wearing that big loose sweater.” “Hmm, I thought she seemed scared and nervous, but not about this curse she’s talking about,” I said. “That’s another thing, she lied,” said Lena, “her brother died only 2 years ago, not 5, and it had nothing to do with a breakin. He committed suicide. That’s when she got the cat. She never told me about the curse before, so I don’t know if that legend is real or not.” “It’s beginning to look like she just wanted to get us out here for some reason other than what she is telling us,” I said, “so we need to be very careful from now on. I think someone else is involved with this also.”

The house.

Meow?=You think maybe that human Gisela doing this? “I don’t know Mr. Cat,” I said, “but it would certainly be something that she would do.” “Lara is such a nice woman Steve,” said Lena, “I just can’t imagine she would turn bad like this.” “Things can happen to people sometimes that changes them,” I said, “a large debt, or there’s a lot of money involved for her, or there’s something in her past she doesn’t want revealed, it could be one of many things.” “Something in her past,” said Lena, “now that makes sense. One time she was going to tell me something she had never told anyone before, something that bothered her from her past, but some friends showed up right then and we never got back to that again.” “Hmm, another piece of the puzzle to think about,” I said, “but tonight we just make sure we are watchful. I want the cats to stay with you tonight Lena.” Meow,meow?=But then who look after you? I go with Lena and Mr. Cat stay with you.

“No Muffin,” I said, “I don’t want you cats split up, you stay together.” “There’s a big sofa in here, I could sleep on that,” said Lena. “Hmm, maybe that’s a good idea, better to stay together, only I’ll sleep on the sofa,” I said. At 2 am the alarm went off on the cats collars, gas in the room! I woke up everyone, grabbed my gun and we rushed out of the room. Once in the hall there was a shot! I felt the pain and dropped to the floor. I came to a few minutes later on my bed with Lena and Lara patching up my wound. It was only a graze on my head and wasn’t serious.

The wrath of Mr. Cat is coming!

It seems that 3 men came in, one shot me, one grabbed Muffin and all 3 ran! Mr. Cat got one of them however, plus he hit the gunman in the back, but he still got away. Meow!!=They took my Muffin!! They took my Muffin!! Poor Mr. Cat, he’s blaming himself because of not protecting Muffin. I managed to calm him down, telling him he did the best he could and did very well for getting one of them. It was actually my fault, we should have been taking turns watching through the night. I won’t make that mistake again. All these safety gadgets I have are nice, but sometimes you can’t beat the old fashioned way of doing things. Lena spent the rest of the night with Lara while Mr. Cat and I stayed awake to watch…and think.

This is not good, Muffin is in trouble and we have no idea where she is or what is going on. In the morning, after breakfast, I told Lena and Lara to come in the living room so we can talk. I went over to Lara before she sat down and pointed my gun at her and took her gun, tossing it over to Lena. “What’s going on?,” asked Lara, sounding quite nervous. “We are going to have a talk,” I said, “you have not been truthful with us and now Muffin is missing. That means I have zero patience right now with playing games, except my own game.” I point my gun at Lara. “If you answer truthfully, there will be no problems, if not, I pull the trigger,” I said. Her eyes got real big. “Now, who is behind this?”, I asked. “I, I, don’t know what you’re talking about,” she said, nervously. “Wrong answer,” I said and pulled the trigger.

To Be Continued.

Picture of Mr. Cat kindly supplied my his human Nina.

Previous chapters of this story can be found on my home page under, “The Investigators, Inc.”

Β©2021 Steve McLeod.

31 Comments on “The Investigators, Inc. The Missing Cat. Chapter 3.

    • Muffin has been kittennapped and Mr. Cat and I are not happy at all! Yep, I pulled the trigger, I have no patience right now!πŸ˜ πŸ˜ΎπŸ˜ΎπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

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  1. So Muffin was catnapped ? I am surprised ! Maybe she β€œ allowed β€œ herself to be taken…hmmm…β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™€πŸ˜Όβ€ΌοΈ

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    • Muffin was kittennapped, so her and Mr. Cat reminded me! I don’t think she would allow herself to be taken though, but we’ll get her back somehow!πŸ˜ πŸ˜ΎπŸ™€πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

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    • Yes, how did this happen? Seems to me that Lara must have been helping the other side, but maybe not. The wrath of Mr. Cat is coming!πŸ˜ πŸ˜ΎπŸ˜ΎπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

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  2. Lara, Gisela, Lena πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”Who did this? Muffin is missing😳 Which is very wrong, they had to face Mr. Cat’s fury.🧐🀨 Don’t worry Muffin, Here comes Mr Cat and Steve PI to the rescue.😎

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    • Yes, who is it?πŸ€” Maybe it’s someone new!πŸ€” Right now the main thing is getting Muffin back!πŸ˜’πŸ˜Ώ And we will, somehow. They better not hurt her!πŸ˜ πŸ˜ΎπŸ™€πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

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      • Who could hurt her Steve πŸ˜‰When Steve is there no one could hurt her ☺️Mr Cat is there don’t forget the strong soldier beside, Love the way this story moves😍 a good plan 😎Happy writing..

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      • But Mr. Cat and I are not there!πŸ˜²πŸ™€ Muffin is off somewhere all by herself with these killers!😳😳 But we will get them!!😠😾

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      • Uh, Missed the logic, Muffin is all alone 😳 How dumb was I πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Now, speed up Mr Cat & PI Steve, it’s time to get her back 😎

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      • you could try everything, you are the author πŸ˜πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ Keep trying , as that’s what makes this interesting…πŸ˜‹

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      • are you sure πŸ€”πŸ€” she is been posting lately πŸ€” but not reading ? πŸ€” because I haven’t posted πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚

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      • I’ll have to check again, but usually she comments when she reads. Oh wait, she was here 6 days ago,πŸ˜ƒ so that’s not so long, just seems like it. She likes reading my PI stories and really enjoyed when Muffin and Mr. Cat got engaged.😁😻 Oddly not many people commented on their engagement.πŸ˜³πŸ™€

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      • ha ha ☺️She loves reading, I must say she is kind of obsessed readingπŸ˜‹ She loves your stories, and not to worry she will read up so fast πŸ˜‰ she is a fast reader😁. And See? she notices every little detail, like the engagement part β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜‰ How did I fail to mention that one πŸ™„πŸ€”πŸ˜³ Jessica did right… Bloggers family.. whoever did that is still fine as someone did it πŸ˜β˜ΊοΈπŸ€—πŸ€—

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      • Yes, I like when she reads my stories because she always picks up on the details which most other people don’t even notice.πŸ€”πŸ˜ One time there was a sad part with Muffin😿 and she picked up on that and yet no one else did.πŸ™„ Guess that’s why she’s such a good writer.πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ί

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      • πŸ₯ΊπŸ€”I missed that 😒😭😭 Yeh that’s right, she picks on good detail and that’s why she is a good writer ofcourse 😎 Do you have any hope that I will become a writer πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ hey don’t laugh, im not making a 2021 joke πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‹πŸ˜œ

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      • Hey, you have as much hope of becoming a good writer as I do.😁😳 I don’t know if that really helps though.πŸ˜³πŸ™„ Hmm, maybe I should use someone else as an example.πŸ€”πŸ€ͺ Oops, I’m over time, got to get going, enjoy your evening/night Simon!πŸ˜πŸ˜ΈπŸŒ™πŸ˜΄

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      • Thank you Steve I’m feeling πŸ€” yes I’m feeling. No you can’t sense my tears 😒 but it’s true, something fell into my eyes damn…😭 Mosquito πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Thanks for the compliment Uncle Steve, I was simply asking but I take this compliment though β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈπŸ€—πŸ€— Have a good time photo capturing πŸ˜‹πŸ€—

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