The sound that had caught Pippa's attention was the faint crackle of fracturing wood that preceded the branch's collapse. Somehow, Pippa knew that it meant trouble was seconds away, and that she needed to act fast to avoid disaster.
"She pulled me out of danger," Peggy told The Dodo. "I would have been hit by the huge branch if she hadn't pulled on the leash to go forward when she sensed danger."
Pippa had saved the day, preventing Peggy from being injured — or worse.