Lupin moved closer to Ron. He seemed to be holding his breath as he gazed intently at Scabbers.
But before they could cover themselves again, before they could even catch their breath, they heard the soft pounding of gigantic paws¡. Something was bounding toward them, quiet as a shadow ¡ª an enormous, pale-eyed, jet-black dog.
¡°How come the Muggles don't hear the bus?¡± said Harry.
¡°What would your head have been doing in Hogsmeade, Potter?¡± said Snape softly. ¡°Your head is not allowed in Hogsmeade. No part of your body has permission to be in Hogsmeade.¡±