The old grandma felt more relieved now.
She was a lone girl going about on her own, it was always good to have some self-defense skills.
The two of them chatted for a while more before getting busy—doing chores, cleaning the cat tray, washing the clothes and preparing the next meal. Xia Ling wasn't able to do the difficult chores, so her main job was to play with the cats, change their food and drink and comb their fur. From the way the cats bounced around her, it was evident that they were comfortable with her and liked her presence. Her mood was lifted too and she decided to open the windows for some fresh air. This time, there wasn't any yelling coming from Liu Cuiyu's backyard.
Xia Ling thought she'd won.