21/52: boxing lessons for cats

As anyone with cats would know, show them a cardboard box and they will invariably climb into it. Perhaps it’s a return to the womb experience for them, being all cuddly and enclosed? Or just another way to look absolutely adorable.

Baby Barth in a boxAs you can see, Bartholomew loved boxes as much as he did as a kitten, right up until he was fourteen, with this photo taken before severe weight loss attributed to kidney failure, the cause of his ultimate demise.

Bartholomew in a box 1999

Bubble was with us until fifteen, and at age one, she enjoyed her own little boxing lessons.

Bubble climbing out of a box Bubble in a boxBarthy in a box 1999Ah, the look of contentment. Oh, to come back in life as one of my cats!