Peeves didn't look up until Professor Lupin was two feet away; then he wiggled his curly-toed feet and broke into song.
¡°Ah, well, people can be a bit stupid abou¡¯ their pets,¡± said Hagrid wisely. Behind him, Buckbeak spat a few ferret bones onto Hagrid's pillow.
¡°He deserves it,¡± he said suddenly.
¡°I'm afraid the poor fellow is ill again,¡± said Dumbledore, indicating that everybody should start serving themselves. ¡°Most unfortunate that it should happen on Christmas Day.¡±