Now, these photos of Angel on the windowsill exploring our Christmas decorations may not seem to illustrate the concept of “mellow.”
That’s because, for most cats, things like walking on the windowsill is just “normal.”
Especially for an Abyssinian!
But for Angel, who – even after five years of living with us – is still nervous and skittish, especially in open areas, this is a display of great confidence and calmness.
So Angel had to be feeling pretty mellow to just nonchalantly wander over to the windowsill and sniff the lamp.
Although by the time she was ready to get down, you can see by her posture and the expression on her face that it’s starting to wear off. And indeed, just after I took this last photo, she jumped down, and went back to one of her “safe places.”