Chapter 15

       The Li Zhenruo who chased her out couldn’t do anything much.

       Auntie Wu tidied up everything last night. She told Wang Ma she quit her job early this morning, and she was now sitting and talking with another aunt who has worked in Li’s house for a long time.

       Li Zhenruo went over to eavesdrop and found that Auntie Wu hadn’t mentioned yesterday’s affairs, so no one knew why she quit the job except Wang Ma and Li family brothers.

       Wang Ma settled her salary for this month.

       Auntie Wu dragged her luggage away, even Li Zhentai said he would arrange for the driver to take her to the station, but she refused.

       Li Zhenruo looked at the back of Auntie Wu leaving and felt that he had been busy for nothing. He thought in his heart that if he was a human, everything would be easy. He could chase after her, grabbed Aunt Wu, shook her shoulder, and asked her what she had done and what she knew.

       In the next few days, Li Zhenruo was a little listless.

       Only when Li Zhenran came back to tease him, he reluctantly cooperate, but he couldn’t be bothered with others.

       However, one night, when Li Zhenzhi mentioned to Li Zhenran to send him back to Yu Bingwei, Li Zhenruo suddenly realized that it had been a month since he arrived at the Li family.

       Li Zhenruo was shocked.

       Li Zhenran, who heard Li Zhenzi mentioning this matter, had no expression on his face, and answered one word: “Okay.”

       This made Li Zhenruo even more shocked. He has been working hard to please him with his cuteness so that after Yu Bingwei came back, Li Zhenran would be reluctant to let him go. But he never thought that Li Zhenran would be so crisp and clear, and agreed to Li Zhenzi without hesitation.

       Li Zhenruo didn’t get back to his senses for the whole night.

       In addition to being nervous about being sent away, he also had a new understanding of Li Zhenran’s coldness and ruthlessness as a person.

       Standing under his cat climbing frame, Li Zhenruo could only feel all the mixed feelings, and he suddenly remembered the conversation between Princess Iron Fan and Zhi Zun Bao in Stephen Chow’s “A Chinese Odyssey”1https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Chinese_Odyssey: When you watched the moon with me in the past, you called me little sweetie. Now that you meet your new lover, I am now Mrs. Niu2The Bull King’s Wife?!

       Li Zhenruo sighed for a long time, thinking that he is as helpless as Mrs. Niu. Li Zhenran was his life-saving straw, and he couldn’t let him go no matter what, even if his self-esteem suffered a big blow?

       He slowly walked towards Li Zhenran’s room.

       Li Zhenran didn’t know what Li Zhenruo was doing today, so he locked the door early.

       Li Zhenruo didn’t give up, scratched the door with his paw and hit the door with his head.

       Finally, the door of Li Zhenran was knocked open.

       Li Zhenran looked at him with no expression.

       Li Zhenruo decided to ignore his gaze and got inside from his leg.

       Li Zhenran stood by the door for a while, closed the door and returned to the room. He sat in front of the desk using the computer.

       Li Zhenruo followed and rubbed his head against Li Zhenran’s leg.

       Li Zhenran didn’t seem to want to pay attention to him, so the left leg that was originally on the right leg was put down and moved to the side.

       Li Zhenruo glanced at him bitterly, then moved to continue rubbing, and he rubbed all the hair on his head and back into a mess.

       He didn’t know if Li Zhenran was annoyed by him, but Li Zhenran turned off the computer and lay down on the bed, opened a book and read it under the desk lamp.

       Li Zhenruo obviously felt that he was disliked, but he didn’t know what he did to make Li Zhenran dislike him. Thinking that he might have to be sent away tomorrow, but Li Zhenran was still so indifferent to him, made him sad for no reason.

       Li Zhenruo finally followed on the bed, climbed up and stepped on Li Zhenran’s leg.

       Li Zhenran turned his head to look at him, and he seemed to be somewhat feeling comfortable.

       Li Zhenruo saw that Li Zhenran liked it, so he strenuously stepped on Li Zhenran’s lap, buttocks, and on the back with his short legs. Later, because he was feeling tired, he fell asleep on Li Zhenran’s back.

       When he woke up in the morning, Li Zhenruo had already found himself lying on the side of Li Zhenran’s pillow.

       He got off the bed and heard the sound of people walking outside. He wanted to go out, but the door was locked by Li Zhenran. Li Zhenruo had no choice but to keep meowing in Li Zhenran’s ear until he woke up.

       Li Zhenran got up sleepily and went to open the door for him.

       Li Zhenruo went out and saw Wang Ma was instructing people to clean up his cat litter and cat climbing frame. He also heard Wang Ma say, “Clean up carefully, and put it in Zhenzi’s car later. He will send the cat away in the afternoon.”

        Upon hearing the news, Li Zhenruo’s whole fur stood up.

       He suddenly turned around and rushed back to Li Zhenran’s room. At that time, Li Zhenran had just lay in bed and was going to sleep for a while, and Li Zhenruo hurriedly got into Li Zhenran’s bed.

       Li Zhenran was dazed by a furry thing drilled in, and he was still taken aback, but he stretched out his hand to hold and pressed Li Zhenruo’s tail.

       Li Zhenruo turned around and hugged Li Zhenran’s arm, thinking that if he didn’t let go all day today, no one would want to take him away.

       Later, after Li Zhenran got up, Li Zhenruo kept holding his calf.

       Li Zhenran went to wash his face and brushed his teeth, he followed. Li Zhenran went to the toilet, he also followed, but he turned his face away and did not look.

       As Li Zhenran finished packing up and going down the stairs, Li Zhenruo stumbled along the way, but his two front paws kept holding Li Zhenran’s legs tightly. The hind legs knocked on the edge of the stairs several times, causing his face to wrinkle in pain.

       When they reached the second floor, they ran into Li Zhenran coming out of his room, standing at the entrance of the stairs looking at them, “Aiyo” he said. “Second brother, you look like you’re wearing snow boots, what’s going on early in the morning?”

       Li Zhenran looked down at Li Zhenruo and said, “I don’t know.”

       Li Zhenzi looked closer, “Could it be in heat?”

       Li Zhenruo cursed in his heart: “Yuck!”

       When they had breakfast, all of Li Zhenruo’s household utensils were packed and put into Li Zhenzi’s car.

       Li Zhenruo’s heart sank deeper and deeper. Seeing that Li Zhenran hasn’t reacted at all until now, he always feels that he couldn’t escape today. If he was really sent back to Yu Bingwei, he was afraid he would have to find a way to get out.

       After breakfast, Li Zhenzi called to him, “Dumpling, we are leaving.”

       Li Zhenruo simply closed his eyes and clenched his teeth, clinging to Li Zhenran’s leg and not letting go.

       At this point, Li Zhenran finally bent down and reached out to pick him up.

       Li Zhenruo felt nervous for a while, fearing that Li Zhenran would pick him up to return him to Li Zhenzi, so he still refused to let go of his front paws.

       Li Zhenran seemed a little helpless, and said to Li Zhenzi, “Is the owner of Dumpling, Miss Yu?”

       Yu Bingwei is famous, the Li family has heard about her name. Yu Bingwei and Li Zhenzi have their own affairs, and Li Zhenran might know it to some extent.

       After hearing the words, Li Zhenzi replied, “Yes, Bingwei bought it not long ago.”

       Li Zhenran said, “Are you free today? Could I invite Miss Yu to come out for a meal tonight?”

       “Huh?” Li Zhenzi was a little surprised.

       Li Zhentai was all packed up and ready to go out, but then stopped and looked at Li Zhenran.

       Li Zhenran said, “Maybe I can talk to Miss Yu and resell this cat to me.”

       When Li Zhentai heard him, he seemed to find it a bit funny and shrugged his shoulders and walked towards the outside.

       But Li Zhenzi was stunned for a second, and then smiled, “Second brother, why didn’t you say it earlier? Look, I’ve packed everything.”

       Li Zhenran took a step forward to show his leg to Li Zhenzi, “To be honest, now when I look at it this way, it seemed to be really a bit reluctant to give up.”

       At this point, Li Zhenzi also saw that the cat hugged Li Zhenran’s leg, and made it clear that it knew it would be sent away today, and it did not want to leave.

       He sighed with some sorrow, “How can this cat be raised like a dog?”

       But Li Zhenruo is ecstatic now. He raised his head and stared at Li Zhenran in a daze, only to feel that the other party was waving a pair of holy wings behind, like an angel.

       Li Zhenzi thought for a while and seemed a little troubled. He finally said, “I’ll call Bingwei later, or you can talk to her at night. I can’t say anything or she’s going to think I was greedy for her cat.”

       Li Zhenran nodded, “Okay.”

       “Hey,” Li Zhenzi walked outside and asked the driver to put down all the pet cat supplies in the car.

       Li Zhenran was about to go out too and stepped out only to find that Li Zhenruo was still holding his legs. He lowered his head and said to him, “Let me go, I won’t send you away.”

       Li Zhenruo glanced at Li Zhenzi, and he was always a little worried. He was afraid that he would be sold by Li Zhenran as soon as he let go.

       Li Zhenran looked at the time, and simply dragged his foot with him out.

       Seeing that Li Zhenran was about to get in the car, Li Zhenruo thought he might as well get into the company with Li Zhenran. Anyway, he could only feel safe by staying next to Li Zhenran.

       Li Zhenran didn’t get rid of Li Zhenruo until he got into the car.

       The driver asked him, “Second Young Master, what to do?”

       Li Zhenran sighed helplessly, and said, “Let the third child bring his toilet and rice bowl over, and take it to the company today first. Later, bring it along to see Miss Yu in the evening, so that Miss Yu can rest assured that the cat is in my hands.”

       “Oh,” the driver responded and got out of the car to get something.

       Li Zhenruo reluctantly breathed a sigh of relief when he heard these words. He let go of the legs holding Li Zhenran and watched Li Zhenran reach out to grab him, then quickly retreated to the corner of the car and shrank under the front seat.

       He was very contradictory. He relied on Li Zhenran even though he distrusted him. He was still afraid of being grabbed by him and thrown out by hand.

       It was better to keep a proper distance.

       Fortunately, Li Zhenran didn’t insist on grabbing him. When the driver came back with his things, he asked the driver to drive.

       Li Zhenruo stayed in the corner for a while and felt a little relieved. He then jumped to Li Zhenran’s lap and lay down.

       This was the first time he has gone out since he arrived at Li’s house. He couldn’t help but become active, thinking about whether he could find a chance to slip away, and what he wanted to do. It is best to continue to check the clues that they found in the first place.

       But he was worried that his slip would make Li Zhenran angry. If Li Zhenran didn’t want him, he would never go back to Li’s house.

       His whole cat looked very serious and complicated along the way.


The author has something to say:

Although you are all asking me when he will change, I want to tell you that I have already written chapter 40, so it is useless for you guys to remind me when it is time for him to change!


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Thank you kii for helping me searching for the conversation of Princess Iron Fan and Zhi Zun Bao~ (〃ω〃)
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1 Comment

  1. Sadie Woods

    It’s a little hard for romance to develop when one party thinks he will always be a cat and the other party only knows him as a cat. I’m curious how the author will handle it!

    Thanks for your hard work translating!

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