南の猫の里帰り雑記

29年ぶりに帰国して3年日本にいたけどNZに里帰り

初八丈島猫写真:The First Cat Photos of the Island

ドライブ中猫発見。車を降りて猫の姿を追って角を曲がると
The very first cat photos from Hachijo Island. I saw a cat figure
from the car. Got off the car, turned around the corner, and I found

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Cats! Two of them, mother and a kitten.
猫です。二匹、猫の親子。

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子猫はすぐさま電柱の後ろに隠れてしまいました。
The kitten took a refuge behind the power pole.

 

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I took slow and careful steps towards the cats.
ゆっくり慎重に近づきます。

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さらに数歩。母不動。

A few more steps. The mother cat didn’t budge.

 

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しばらく待つと子猫が出てきました、(^^)v
I won the waiting game and the kitten came out.

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The kitten, trying to decide where to go.
どこに行こうか迷う子猫。

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座って考える子猫。こちらはもう一歩近づく。
The kitten sat down, trying to decide where to go.
I took another step forward. 

 

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決心がついた。 Made up her mind.

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By her mother. The best choice!
お母さんの隣。最適解!