'Cats have nine lives，you know，'said Sir Wilfred with a laugh.'Possibly，'answered Tobermory.'But only one stomach.'Lady Blemley！'cried Mrs Cornett，'Don't send that cat to the kitchen.He will talk about us to the cook！'Everyone was very worried now.They remembered uncomfortably that Tobermory moved freely all over the house and gardens，at all hours of the day and night.He could look into any of the bedrooms if he wanted to.What had he seen？What had he heard？Nobody's secrets were safe now.'Oh，why did I come here？'cried Agnes Resker，who could never stay silent for long.'You know very well why you came here，'said Tobermory immediately.'You came for the food，of course.I heard you talking to Mrs Cornett in the garden.You said that the Blemleys were terribly boring people，but they had an excellent cook.'You mustn't believe him！'cried Agnes.'I never said that，did I，Mrs Cornett？''Later，Mrs Cornett repeated your words to Bertie vanTahn，'said Tobermory.'She said，"That Resker woman will go anywhere for four good meals a day，"and Bertie said-'Just then Tobermory looked out of the window and saw the doctor's big yellow cat crossing the garden.Immediately he disappeared through the open window.