The rosy pink tongue caressed Snape's face and he let out a laugh.

"I've begun to enjoy our afternoons together, mystery feline." The cat purred with pleasure, before fleeing the office.

Once in the shadows, the cat grew to reveal Hermione Granger smiling bashfully. She walked past the office and bumped into the potion's master on the way, who was searching the dark corridor.

"Miss Granger, have you seen my cat, the cat with the extraordinary amber eyes?" Hermione smiled at him.

"I'm sorry sir, I haven't." She walked away, leaving Snape bewildered in her wake.

Those extraordinary amber eyes.