One of the cuter things we saw whilst on holiday was that a family of wild cats was living in the ski resort we stayed in for part of the week.
The resort was pretty empty – the main attraction is obviously the snow, so in the summer months it’s pretty quiet.
And one day going down to our rental car, we saw a small tribe of cats we later discovered were living feral.
One of them was plainly very close to the Siamese bloodline, with the markings and colours and everything, and one of them was a very inquisitive kitten.
It didn’t take an awful lot to encourage the little kitten onto my lap. In retrospect, this was probably a bad idea, since you never know whether wild kitties sur le continong have rabies or not. But these sweet little things all seemed too close to domesticated to be rageux.
While I was there, one of the few residents did feed them some scraps, but life can’t be easy for wild cats in the mountains when the snow comes.