The mysteries were normal and it's good to see at least Shiori is thinking logically, but the adults were over reacting. It might be because they desire some supernatural answer, but giving shrine like items to Tamako isn't going to help. Wet footprints is the easiest to explain when the owner runs a bath house. I want to assume the cats stole the noodles and that's why he didn't realise the missing portion, but that's unlikely. I guess it's strange for flowers to bloom quickly, but they were already near full bloom anyway, taking them out of the cold quickened the process. I guessed Dera helped with the fire, but I had to wait till after it was explained to be sure.
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