((The Jell isn't made of water... I don't know what gave you that idea))
As the two of them freeze, the Jell rails against the blob. Since it's hardening, it cant get out. However, one pseudopod bursts briefly into flames, jut long enough to bore a hole in the blob. The jell oozes out and leaves the blob to freeze. It thaws itself by combusting for a moment.
"I meant," said Iplsore bitterly, "what is there in this world that makes living worthwhile?"
Death thought about it.
"CATS," he said eventually, "CATS ARE NICE."
Terry Pratchett, Sourcery