Don't Leave Me Mum...... by shepherdmanswife

Don't Leave Me Mum......

Feeling a bit sad to think that this time tomorrow I will have left my living scarf, Inca, my 9 year old Somali cat home alone with Tabby my Devon Rex and Muffin my Ragdoll. Of course, they won't be all alone as my friend will be coming daily to sort cat litters, feed them and give them lots of cuddles while we are in Canada, but it's not the same. My friend tells me that Inca leaps onto her shoulder when she comes over to look after them, which can be quite a shock when you're not expecting it. She loves travelling around on your shoulder. I do think Inca looks sad in this photo, it's as if she knows. I am sure she would prefer this than being put in a cattery though.
I am sure they will prefer being at home too - Have a wonderful holiday and be safe :)
September 4th, 2014  
I dread leaving my cats. I boarded them last visit, and they were both so mad they ignored me for several days after getting home. Let them stay home and my son checked on them this last time away, and they were full of welcome homes when I got back. Wonderful light in this. She does look wistful.
September 4th, 2014  
Lovely capture and have a wonderful time :)
September 4th, 2014  
It is rather a sad face. However sounds as though she will be loved and cared for in your absence. Have a great holiday. I love Canada and the idea of Vancouver and the Rockies makes me green with envy!
September 4th, 2014  
A lovely shot of a gorgeous cat. I 'm sure they will be very happy at home together. Have a great time in Canada.
September 4th, 2014  
Beautiful shot
September 4th, 2014  
A friend of mine had a business house sitting friendlies as she called them. She went on vacation for a weekend and I had the pleasure to watch in on a home with 2 dogs and 2 cats for 3 days and give them fresh treats. The friendlies waited for me at the door everyday to show their appreciation for my visit. Go away and enjoy your vacation and know absence makes the heart grow fonder.
September 4th, 2014  
Looks a bit like my two year when I left him this morning at preschool. Enjoy your holidays. Sounds amazing. Looking forward to your snaps.
September 4th, 2014  
She is adorable
September 4th, 2014  
Yes she looks a bit sad, but indeed would prefer this arragements I´m sure. What unusual habbit, never heard a cat to do that! My cat loves being on shoulder why I walk but he never sleeps there
September 4th, 2014  
She does appear sad. You are lucky to have a friend who will come in and watch over the cats.
September 4th, 2014  
Jo
Such an adorable shot, I gather you are off on holiday have a wonderful time.
September 4th, 2014  
They have a way of knowing, Tito is off to the cattery, er I mean cat hotel on Monday, she is playing up already.
Lovely shot
September 4th, 2014  
This is so sweet
September 4th, 2014  
What a neat shot!
September 4th, 2014  
This is adorable!!! Poor baby already looks sad...but awesome photo!
September 4th, 2014  
Inca looks so sad. I'm sure she will do fine when you are away but will miss your shoulder transport. Great emotional image.
September 4th, 2014  
They will have each other which is far better than just by themselves! Still will miss you as you will miss them! Lovely photo!
September 4th, 2014  
Adorable shot! How nice to have Inca traveling on your shoulder........creative shot!
Have a great trip to Canada........where in Canada are you visiting?
September 4th, 2014  
Adorable!
September 4th, 2014  
Absolutely adorable capture -- it does pull at the heart strings doesn't it when we leave the pets behind -- but I am sure they will be happier at home with your friend tending and making a fuss of them rather than in a cattery . My friend and neighbour always looked after my old cat when we went away -- I think he would be heartbroken if he had to go to a cattery !
September 4th, 2014  
Aw, she does look sad and I'm sure she knows. Cats have a sixth sense about these things. For that reason, I never bring out the suitcases until the last minute! Have a great trip and don't worry about your cats - they're happier at home and your friend will love them as if they were her own.
September 4th, 2014  
Aw so cute.
September 4th, 2014  
how clever
September 4th, 2014  
Awww..have a great time...your babies will miss you...but you always come home to see them...yes Inca knows!
September 4th, 2014  
Jo
Oh this is just gorgeous.
September 4th, 2014  
what a cute story - LOL if my big black cat tried this behavior he would knock me off my feet. Cute shot !!
September 4th, 2014  
Incredible picture.
September 4th, 2014  
Congratulations on making the Trending Page. Well deserved.
September 4th, 2014  
Love this shot! Inca is a treasure! fav
September 4th, 2014  
Great shot - such peace and love on Inca's face!
September 4th, 2014  
Great capture, sharp focus, clarity. Fav
September 4th, 2014  
Great capture of your living scarf.
September 4th, 2014  
Lovely capture of the cat. On your shoulder?
September 4th, 2014  
She looks forlorn already! Great shot!
September 4th, 2014  
Oh sooo cute!! I love this so much! Fav from me ;)
September 4th, 2014  
Pets do seem to sense when you are going away.
September 4th, 2014  
Lovely capture and cats have so much character, FAV from me. Have a great time, Canada was my all time favourite place I visited. Worked 4 days in Calgary and then spent a few days holiday up in the Rockies near Banff.
September 4th, 2014  
Lovely capture, I;m sure the cat's will do fine when you're away
September 4th, 2014  
Aw, so sweet.
September 4th, 2014  
Super cute capture. Fav.
September 4th, 2014  
Wonderful shot, what a sweet cat. Have a great trip
September 4th, 2014  
Cute shot!
September 4th, 2014  
Cute shot!
September 4th, 2014  
So brill
September 4th, 2014  
Lol! Awesome!
September 4th, 2014  
There is Inca, the precious kitty-scarf, again! She's so sweet!
September 4th, 2014  
so cute!
September 4th, 2014  
Saw this on trending page and for some reason I just knew it was you Chantal. Great capture. Fav
September 4th, 2014  
Love this! Sweet shot!
September 4th, 2014  
Stunning capture :) Fav
September 4th, 2014  
Inca does look sad and this is a cute and creative shot. I always feel bad leaving my kitties when I travel.
September 5th, 2014  
Can definitely feel the love of the kitty!
September 5th, 2014  
Adorable, love it..great capture fav
September 5th, 2014  
Darling capture. A fav
September 5th, 2014  
Aw, how sweet is that?
September 5th, 2014  
Tia
Very sweet shot - great selfie!
September 5th, 2014  
Great shot!! FAV!! They always know when we are getting ready to leave them! They definitely sense the change that is about to come from all that unusual activity that takes place.....great selfie of you and your Inca!
September 5th, 2014  
amazing
September 7th, 2014  
it is so cool
September 7th, 2014  
Beautiful capture Chantal, she looks a little sad, but they do prefer to stay in their own surroundings with someone to give them loving care while you're away. I'd like to say"Welcome to Canada" even though I gather you won't be in my part of it!
September 7th, 2014  
Wonderful shot, and I truly enjoyed reading about Inca. You have captured the story with your lens. Thank you for posting this.
September 12th, 2014  
Ah sweet baby.
September 12th, 2014  
What a catty selfie...! ;-p Sorry, just couldn't help myself. Great selfie and cat portrait.
October 6th, 2014  
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