When I came back from France a week ago, I had expected that Arthur was waiting that I stepped out of the car. But there was no Arthur, in fact there was nobody.

Even when I put my suitcase in my room I didn't see a single cat. When finally they showed up one by one in different moments, they behaved as if I had never been away. They were not happy to see me, or offended because I dared to go away.

In fact I got the impression that I hadn't been missed at all and that I  returned into a dormitory !

Pookie squatted the sofa, opened one eye, saw that it was only me and closed it again.

Arthur had put his head nearly into the radiator and didn't want to be disturbed.

Rosie watched me hanging some laundry on the radiator, but without further reaction.

The only work she had done over night was putting one of her green mousies in the water bowl and watched from far if they would drink. But they didn't.

Only in the evening when Arthur suspected that I would prepare the supper he came to check if I had taken something out of the fridge.

So I was thrown immediately into daily cat routine. The only event was on Halloween when kids rang at the door and when I opened I saw 5, 3 little witches and 2 pirates and .... one white cat ... Arthur ! He hadn't even worked under a car to get a black fur ! The kids were more delighted by Arthur's presence then by my sweets !


Summer at sparklecat.com said...

My human was at the Cat Writers conference over the weekend and when she returned from her trip, the only one who really cared she was back was... me! Because the other two had already eaten.

The Furries of Whisppy said...

Welcome home, Gattina! We're sure Mr G was relieved to have you home. :)

Kjelle Bus aka Charlie Rascal said...

I treat my mom-person the same way when she have been gone on her trips :)

Kiril Kundurazieff said...

Such lovely and fun photos!

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The Opinionated Pussycat


catsynth said...

Sounds like the cats are getting used to your travels. In a way it's good that they can carry on as normal.

Hannah and Lucy said...

Well that shows that Mr G must have fed them well while you were away. Did he meet you with a meal when you arrived home?
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx
p.s. We hope you had a great time.

Linens and Royals said...

I think being ignored was your punishment for going away again.
I hope Arthur was given Halloween treats when he came to the door with the witches and pirates.

Ellen Whyte said...

Oh oh, you're being Ignored!

meowmeowmans said...

How funny that the cats acted as if you had not been away! And we think Arthur joining the children was a wonderful treat, indeed!