Brindlglib’s people are closer to the bottom of the food chain and like all small squeaky mammals are instinctively unobtrusive, at least outside of social events.
Free action Blend check: (referee to secretly roll).
Free action Notice Awareness (referee to roll)
Half action: draw sword.
Half action: Anticipate. Use this on the second cat if he spots it otherwise on the cat attacking Bronn. 1d20+5=20
Note the gnome is still
at this point. err I mean prone