He stood and moved to take her place, nudging her aside.
It persisted, and she looked down, jumping to see one of several curious cats nudging her leg.
"He's having a little fun at my expense," said Ermolov softly, nudging with his knee Raevski who was at his side.
"This is fruit punch, by the way," he said, nudging the bottle of red water toward her.
His fangs were lengthening, and he lowered his head, nudging her back.