The Pussycats Spend A Day At The Beach
Chapter Description: Alan soon finds that babysitting can be quite taxing.
three girls stood on the stage and stole quick looks at themselves
and each other. The perfectly tailored pussycat outfits they
wore now hung off their immature bodies like garbage bags.
“You guys look like little kids playing dress-up!” giggled Melody.
you’re no better off!” said Val with her hands on her hips. She
tried to look serious, but the oversize kitty
suit with its crotch
hanging halfway down her thighs made her look comical and spoiled the effect.
pulled back her top to stare
at her diminished assets. Two little mounds of flesh stared back up
at her. She was very self-conscious at this age and worried that her
puffy breasts would never grow in. In later years, that fear would be
unfounded. But for now…
did this happen?” asked Val. “I saw a bright light and then-”
came from Mel’s trinket! I’m sure of it!” blurted out Josie.
and Val looked at Melody’s trinket as tiny fluorescent glitters
came from it. Melody, being Melody, immediately blurted out the first
thing on her mind. While normally nonsensical, this time it
wow! I must have caused it when I wanted us to join Alan and
Alexandra on the beach! Tee-hee-hee!”
“We’re supposed to be rehearsing for our show tonight!
Do you think you could change us back to our normal ages?” asked
Melody's face took on a sour look. "Oh,
poo! Why don’t we take a break? I’ll bet riding on Alan’s
shoulders would be really fun right now!"
don’t know about that. It feels like my mental age is catching
up to my physical one!” said Val. She had the greatest
urge to bounce up and down on her heels because of the nervous
energy building up in her smaller body.
want some bubble gum!” giggled Melody.
could take a brief break and get some ice
cream at the beach...” said a wistful Josie. The thought of playing
with Alan in the sand
brought up a strong mental image in her mind and a little girl crush
in her heart.
can’t go in these clothes! Where are we going to get bathing suits
in our size without being embarrassed?” asked Val. She wanted to run
and play tag on the beach with the other girls. The impulsive nature of the thought caused
her to shift from foot to foot with nervous energy.
absentmindedly stroked her trinket and didn’t have a clue where
they could get appropriate-sized clothing for themselves. The trinket
did its strobe-flash again, changing their kitty suits into
matching Jaguar-print bikinis.
were a little skimpy for young girls just starting their teens
and Josie covered
her just developing breasts in embarrassment.
small, don’tcha think? The bikinis, I mean...” she asked, feeling more uncomfortable.
We’re triplets! We all match!” giggled Melody. She never had problems with body image. Her lack of deep thinking prevented her from being as self-conscious as Josie.
struck a confident pose and said, “I see no problems with them! Let’s
go to the beach and play. We can figure out how to change back
exited the hall and scampered towards the beach. Josie wondered briefly if
they were acting more
like kids than
adults and then saw
Alan. She made a beeline for him with immature glee that pushed out all other thoughts.
Alan!” she yelled out as she approached him. Alexandra was sleeping
soundly on a beach towel. She’d played so hard that she needed a
nap. Alan turned around at the unfamiliar childish voice and made
shushing sounds with exaggerated gestures. Getting Alexandra to take a nap took a lot of
Val? Mel? Is that you?” he asked wonderingly. “Are you cursed
hope not! It’ll be hard to have a concert past our bedtime!”
think that trinket on Melody’s neck has something to do with it,”
reasoned Val, “But we haven’t tried to change back, so I
went up to Alan and put her arms around his elbow. “Alan-n-n, would
you buy me ice cream?” she begged him with pleading eyes.
Ice cream!” chirped Val.
I guess I can’t say no to a pretty little girl…” thought Alan out loud.
grabbed his hand with hers and pulled him toward the ice cream stand.
I’ll help you!”
stay with Alexandra!” chimed in Val as she winked at Melody, who
the pair walked off, Josie snuggled into his elbow and said, “Not so fast, Alan! Um, my legs can’t keep pace with yours!”
caught on immediately and slowed down his pace to a casual stroll.
giggled at the slowly receding pair and then turned to Val.
you wanna doodle on Alexandra’s face?” she asked as she pulled a Sir
Marks-A-Lot marker out of thin air.
gave her an impish grin and said, “Let’s!”
smelled something familiar, something she’d not smelled since she
was a little girl...
you chewing strawberry gum? Where’d you get it?”
place as the marker. Want a piece? I’ve got plenty!” said Mel as
she offered several pieces of strawberry-flavored Bubble-Yum to Val.
the gum and popping bubbles, the two girls gave in to their childish
desires and made doodles on Alexandra’s sleeping face. Melody
giggled while writing “BAKA!” in large letters on her forehead.
that mean?” asked Val, as she pointed at the word.
dunno, it just seems right!” giggled Melody.