Aby-a-Day – 18 August: “Getting there is half the fun” (Cat Show Saturday)

We’re at a cat show this weekend, but I am still processing the photos I took today, so I don’t have a show report prepared yet.

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So instead, let’s talk about getting to the show, which is a two-hour train ride to Stockholm and then a commuter train to a hotel near the show hall.

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We took the train from Skövde to Stockholm. This was Lorelai’s second train ride with us, and Izaak’s first since I collected him from Arlanda’s cargo department back in June. It’s Rory’s second show, and Zak’s first.

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In our car, there was another animal passenger, a black French bulldog. This was very interesting to Rory and Zak.

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Although perhaps not as interesting as Björn’s sandwich…

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Our first train ride with two kittens was mostly uneventful.

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“Mostly” being the operative word. Zak managed to slip his harness and hide under a seat in another section of the train. That was fun.

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There was also an interesting moment when the Frenchy got off the train.

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It was pretty late when we finally checked into our hotel room (Rory’s second, Zak’s first), but they wasted no time getting comfortable.

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And they were adorably comfortable…

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…until Zak decided he would rather be comfortable with his IKEA mouse…

6 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – 18 August: “Getting there is half the fun” (Cat Show Saturday)

  1. Yikes – tighter harness for Zak? They are both adorable (especially together) – can’t wait to hear how they do at the show.

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  2. Love the cats and dog on the train – European travel is so cool!
    (And they’re real travelers not – “emotional support pets” scamming our airlines.)

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  3. Wow, that looks like so much fun! I want to go to Scandanavia now! Even though my human promises me that I would most definitely not enjoy getting there.

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