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Buddy Movie

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While biking through Bosnia, Dean Nicholson, a traveler from Dunbar, Scotland, came across a stray kitten who had clearly been abandoned. He was in the middle of a couch-surfing/backpacking bike trip with no end in sight, so he briefly considered leaving the little thing to fend for itself, but she had other ideas. Nicholson’s better angels won the day, and the 31-year-old took the tiny creature with him. It became apparent to him that she needed medical attention, so he stopped in the nearest town and got her checked out. Once she was all fixed up, they two hit the road, and they haven’t left each other’s side since. After posting about her on his Instagram and asking for suggestions, he named the stray kitten Nala, and she has turned out to be the world’s best travel companion.

Nicholson has had to go to some expense and trouble to get her set up, but he says it’s all worth it. Nala now has her own pet passport so she can go everywhere with him. Their story is below, and I predict that even non-cat people are going to find this wonderful.

You can follow the duo’s adventures on Instagram. And if you’re feeling generous, there’s also a GoFundMe to help pay for their travels.

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⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So we couldnt get to Santorini today as the ferry got cancelled due to the wind, to me it felt like a slight summer breeze you get back home in Scotland but the captain insisted the ship couldnt leave the port. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On that note we decided to head back to the house, doing a wee detour around Athens on the way. Having being pre-warned by @iliana21gr & @gazz750cc that the ferry was likely to be cancelled they had a good laugh when i turned back up at the door asking to extend my stay another night! Cant credit how nice and helpful these pair have been with me and of course they let me 💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We're all packed and ready to go in the morning so we are just going to spend the rest of the day relaxing watching netflix. Im absolutely hooked on shark tank at the minute and hoping by the time i cycle to America i can get on the show and pitch the idea of a Nala movie to them! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fingers crossed the wind disappears in the next 12 hours so we can set sail and start our new chapter on this beautiful island! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤞🤞🤞 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ferry #santorini #cancelled #windy #wind #couchsurfingathens #couchsurfingfriends #couchsurfing #friendsforlife #family #love #sharktank #netflix #adventurebybike #adventure #adventureseeker #travelblogging #beautyofcycling #cycletheworld #cycletouring #worldbybike #meow #sleepycat #travel #travelblogger #solotraveler #happy

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Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

5 thoughts on “Buddy Movie

  1. Bless his heart and one lucky cat.

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  2. GAAAHHH! My feline loving self came close to tears watching this. Off to bed to snuggle with my wee ones.

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  3. Reblogged this on Talitha's World and commented:
    Love this story… So cute! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️

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