3The Cat Returns: Haru the Princess of Cats » by Ultra Instinct -Sign Haru and her sisters were just a trio of normal girls with one thing that's different from the rest of the world; they can talk to cats. When they save the lives of three cat princes, their lives will be changed forever when they are whisked away to the Cat Kingdom and start slowly turning into cats themselves. Will they get home in time or will the trio stay cats forever?
K+, English, Adventure & Supernatural, chapters: 7, words: 22k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, updated: 9/6 published: 8/25
Le retour des Catananches by DeerYellow Baron, jeune homme assez populaire malgré lui a le coup de fleur pour une fleuriste qu'il rencontre par hasard. De là, il ferait de son mieux pour s'emparer de son cœur. OS FLUFFY I may translate it in english.
K, French, words: 2k+, 7/17
281One Hit Wonders » by YarningChick The new home for my Cat Returns one-shots, two-shots, deleted scenes, and ideas that never evolved into a full-fledged story.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 41, words: 111k+, favs: 81, follows: 71, updated: 7/15 published: 7/15/2018
1Chips of hope (make the best cookies) by NoraVonGikkingen Haru eventually found her way into the world : she is the owner of a new French bakery at the Crossroads. But when Muta visits the shop and tells her that Baron is dying from a tormenting fever, will the twenty year-old woman agree to put her new life on hold to become the head of the Cat Bureau and, most importantly, look after the withering figurine ?
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, 6/29
37Unravelled » by Catsafari Haru has lived in her tower all her life. Baron has been on the run for most of his. A stolen crown and a twist of fate brings them together to unravel the secrets of the tangled tale that binds them. This is exactly what it sounds like. Tangled AU.
T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 16, words: 44k+, favs: 16, follows: 20, updated: 6/19 published: 7/31/2020
Cat Returns - Unfinished Stories » by XanaKotyc Just a place where I post all my unfinished works from Cat Returns. Small prompts and drabbles for new possible works will be accepted. Anyone can PM me if they want to continue any one of these stories. Enjoy!
K, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 13k+, favs: 3, 4/28
2 In the TV Light » by mashaghost Not one to be appeased by flimsy substitutions when he really wants something, the Cat King drags a protesting Natori into the human world some time after midnight in the hopes of obtaining a midnight snack worth getting out of bed for.
K, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, follows: 1, updated: 4/16 published: 11/13/2020
6A Very Small Wish » by mashaghost A pleading request from a parent whose daughter has been cursed by a resentful witch is nothing truly out of the ordinary for the Cat Bureau— in fact, it might be so common so as to be routine— so why does something feel inherently off about this particular one? Written for the 2020 TCR Secret Santa!
K+, English, Supernatural & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 15k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, updated: 3/26 published: 12/24/2020
52Toto-Tou-san » by BetweenTheSeaAndStars Toto-Tousan? Haru never had a father figure growing up when she wanted one. But she had a big black crow that visited at night and it was just as good as a real father. He never let on he was more than a crow though until she ends up in a Cat-Astrophe. Of course what do you expect when you are something different. Or the AU where a Much older Haru gets into trouble. Baron/Haru
T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 35k+, favs: 126, follows: 134, updated: 3/7 published: 3/30/2016
the way you said it by mashaghost Seven different ways to say 'I love you.' Self-indulgent (but short) ship antics. Cat King/Natori
K, English, Romance & Humor, words: 585, 3/5
2Once upon a broken world » by Mitsuki81 "A car passed by her, and the young woman had to move away to avoid being soaked by the water that splashed in her direction. That's how she noticed that strange house." *** "The stranger looked familiar in a way she couldn't pinpoint, and it bothered her. Because she knew deep down she had seen him somewhere before." *** [Summary bounds to change at some point]
K+, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 2/1 published: 12/23/2020
7Masquerade » by Catsafari When the Sanctuary brings to Baron's attention an ex-human stuck in the Cat Kingdom, too late to return home and working at the Royal Theatre, he does what he can to help. Step One: Teach her to sing. / Secret Santa 2020 for Cat with a Keyboard / Phantom of the Opera AU
K+, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 1/21 published: 12/29/2020
67 Shadow's Secrets » by YarningChick A long-buried story finally comes to light. Freed from enslavement, Haru awakens to a world both familiar and strange to her. Now the question is, where to go from here?
K+, English, Drama & Fantasy, chapters: 11, words: 16k+, favs: 37, follows: 43, updated: 1/15 published: 8/13/2020
Adieu, False Heart by mashaghost Whelve: to bury something deep; to hide. Natori has never wanted anything less than utter harmony, and he's willing to endure most anything to obtain it. Just a small drabble, but chock full of headcanons.
K, English, Drama, words: 384, 12/26/2020
2 May I Have This Dance? by TheDrunkenWerewolf Written for the TCR Secret Santa 2020. The Cat Kingdom is hosting a Christmas Ball, and Haru and the Bureau are invited. But Haru can't dance. So Baron teaches her how to waltz so they can dance the first song at the event. A happy fluffy story.
K, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 12/22/2020
1To Journey's End by Lady Drakengard Her once peaceful life shattered by a single revelation, a young half-cat journeys to the ends of the world to find out the truth of her origins, gaining a certain wizard with a moving castle as a companion in the process.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 12/20/2020
Comme Il Faut by mashaghost He missed out on a lot of cardinal priming for his eventual position. Now unofficially under his advisor's discreet tutelage, the new Cat King can't quite say he's sorry to have never been forced to learn the finicky etiquette surrounding a proper meal… but a bowl of homemade soup for his trouble isn't that bad a motivator. Young! Cat King and Natori, lots of headcanons.
K+, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, 12/9/2020
1 ploffskin, pluffskin by mashaghost Honestly, if he'd wanted to spend an entire evening traversing a bizarre, grainy landscape with only a well-loved duster for company, he would have just had Natori hook up the ol' PS1 again and pop in the Lovely Sweet Dream. (A little odd. Some definite hints at some Feelings between the Cat King and Natori, but nothing explicit.)
K+, English, Supernatural & Mystery, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 11/13/2020
7 The Disappearance of Haru Yoshioka » by Catsafari "It's been a while since Haru visited." "Who's Haru?" / Baron remembers a case that no one else seems to recall, that has no records, that – as far as the world is concerned – never happened. So why does he?
T, English, Suspense & Mystery, chapters: 2, words: 13k+, favs: 17, follows: 5, 10/30/2020
2 Silent Garden by DeerYellow In a calm garden, alone, a lady is enjoying a nice cup of tea. Just a sweet One-Shot about HaruxBaron hope it pleases you. It's my first time, please do be kind to me. I want to read/ write a lot more fanfics about those two!
K, English, Romance, words: 687, favs: 4, follows: 1, 10/14/2020
2The Origins of the Cat Kingdom by HisagiKirigakure We all know the story of Baron, the cat figurine with a soul. Here's my version of King's history and the origins of the Kingdom of Cats.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 840, favs: 2, follows: 3, 9/26/2020
Leave Us Your Stardust by mashaghost The World can be quite an intimidating, tough place for a seven-year-old, particularly after the sun goes down for the first time. Written for the 2020 TCR Birthday Bash on tumblr, specifically the 'Ghosts' prompt. Featuring young! Lune, Natoru, and (youngER) Natori and therefore, well. Many headcanons
K, English, Family, words: 2k+, 9/22/2020
7The Day That Changed Everything by TheDrunkenWerewolf after rushing into her burning home in the hope of saving her mother and suffering severe burn injuries, Haru has to slowly heal with the help of her family and friends.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, 8/28/2020
14The Baron's Apprentice » by TheDrunkenWerewolf A Cat Returns Ancient Magus Bride AU. After putting herself up for auction after giving up on life, Haru finds herself purchased by Baron, who makes her his apprentice mage at the Bureau. Fantasy, family, slowburn Haru/Baron romance.
T, English, Fantasy & Family, chapters: 4, words: 15k+, favs: 15, follows: 13, updated: 8/27/2020 published: 2/2/2020
2 Let Them Eat Cake by TheDrunkenWerewolf A Baron's Apprentice sidepiece. Baron bakes Haru a cake for her birthday, saying nobody's allowed to eat it before Haru's birthday the next morning. So Muta wakes Toto and Haru up at midnight to eat it. Written for the TCR birthday bash 2020.
K, English, Family, words: 1k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 7/25/2020