I Am Allergic (faked uncontrollable sneezing)

It was not intended as hypocrisy, simply a foil to avoid another lunch with Miss Fox at her cottage by the lake. He had sadly tried not being a liar, perpetrating a hoax to mislead her trust, but it couldn’t be helped. Why? Because he was attracted to her, but the hateful cat who refused to leave her side was annoying and threatening.