This is a magical human-cat relationship on a magic carpet ride journey through Europe and thence to the rest of the world. If you are the type who likes cats and dislikes the idea of living a conventional life, you’ll be charmed by this story.
Dean Nicholson, 30, is on a round the world road trip. When passing through Bosnia he heard a meow and spotted a stray, tabby, female five-week-old kitten. He adopted her and called her Nala after a character in The Lion King. Dean says that Nala was ‘so young, so tiny – but so friendly too’. In adopting her at such a young age they have formed a close bond. I think she has imprinted on him and sees him as her parent.
He also says that Nala has changed his life. She has also made both of them famous on the internet. People love this sort of relationship. It captures the imagination as a lot of people dream about doing something like this.
Dean has successfully recorded his travels with Nala. He is doing a nice job of it. The photos are excellent and technically of good quality and there are lots of them on Instagram. The videos are charming too. According to The Sunday Times (Feb 9, 2020) They have travelled through eight countries. I am not sure where they have got to. Eleven months ago they were in Greece because this video was made there. The most recent Instagram photo is from Pirot, Serbia. I wonder if Dean is staying in Europe and adjoining countries? I don’t know.
Much better day cycling today, although they werent the best roads for Nala as she hates the bumps but i managed to keep her distracted by attacking her with a clothes peg! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We had 1 big hill to climb but done that alot quicker than expected and then the desent down into Athens was beautiful, untouched mountains full of trees made it hard to pay attention to the road! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Once in the city we made a bee line to my greek familys house where we are going to stay and rest for a few days before we get the ferry over to Santorini 🛳💛• ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀• ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀• ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀• ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀• ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀#adventurebybike #adventure #adventureseeker #travelblogging #beautyofcycling #cycletheworld #cycletouring #worldbybike #adventurecat #bicyclecafe #travel #cat #catsofinstagram #countryside #fields #flowers #happy #clothespeg #trek920 #trekbikes
Posted by 1bike1world on Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Dean resigned his job in Dunbar, East Lothian to embark on the trip. He says that his decision was made to avoid going down the wrong path in life.
This wee cat has completely changed my life
That’s what cats can do to you.
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