“Foxes don’t kiss bunnies!”
That was what she told him when Nick had tried to give her a peck on the cheek at the playground, and had jumped away like he was trying to set her fur on fire. He had managed to brush off the embarrassment with a laugh and an ear pull before running off to play with the other boys. When he got home that afternoon, he instantly asked his mom if what Judy had said was true.
“Oh, my sweet kit. I don’t know if a bunny would want to be kissed by a fox,” she had told him, looking a little saddened by the fact.
Neither answer sat very well with him. And so, in a moment of brilliance that only a nine-year-old could have, he decided that it was going to change because he wanted it to change!
Convincing his mother to let him dress as a police officer with the ZPD was hard enough because a fox police officer