'Is that ...? Here, girl! Come here!' He patted his knees.

A speck against the moon spiralled toward him. Upturned nose quivering. Long ears twitching.

It hit his chest in a mess of leathery wings and pinprick claws. 'Oh good girl,' he said, stroking it behind the ears. It vibrated happily and climbed up his shirt to nuzzle his chin.

'You're such a good girl. Here.' He took a twig from his pocket and flung it out into the night. 'Fetch!'

It flapped wildly after it.

This tootfic brought to you by a kind patron. I'm taking microfiction prompts on there now. I'll be posting more in the days to come.

The prompt: 'Bats are sky-puppies'

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