quite a bit of howling in the car, and growling and hissing
as we set up, but once the judging started,
his good nature re-emerged...
Between judging rounds, Vladi sat "relaxed"
with the door to his show kennel open,
Can I go over to visit the other Bengals?
Okay then, I'll just
This was pretty amazing, as Vladi is not typically a
lap cat at home. He became kind of a spectacle
at the show because the cats typically stay resting in
their cages unless traveling to and from judging rings,
and Vladi was content to snuggle in our laps instead.
A few judging rings later,...
and another second place,...
Shhhhh, this is special.
Look at meeeee.
I like that toy.
(and we love that long neck!)
You better write down a good score for me!
I'm happy to stay in mom's lap now.
Vladi was amazing.
He sat in our laps all day, relaxed and content. He didn't seem
phased by people walking past, getting close, or even petting him.
We are so proud of our little V-man!