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Woman Secretly Filmed Her Cat ‘Home Alone’ and it Broke Her Heart

Posted in Cat Videos - On: September 8, 2023 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Videos 
Last Updated: September 8, 2023  
Author:  Jan Travell

Like most of us during the pandemic, Ida Myrin has been spending a lot of time with her cat.

His name is Isola, he’s a three-year-old Ragdoll that has been with Ida since he was 12 weeks old.


Ida explains: “He is kinda spoiled and lazy, but also loving. He always demands our attention and yells every time he doesn’t get it.


He’s always moving so that he can see us both, he loves a good cuddle, but hates faces.”

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“When he was a kitten he often stopped what he was doing to randomly hit the floor instead and he has NO ball control. We also think that he is a bit claustrophobic. He loves feet. LOVES.”

Iosla has always been very attached to his humans and during lockdown he got used to always having them around. He really wasn’t happy when they were working or focusing their attention on other things.

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Ida realized that he was loving the fact that his humans were now at home most of the time, all that extra attention must be lovely when you’re used to being ‘human free’ during the day.

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Then Ida had the idea of secretly filming him when he was left alone in the apartment for less than an hour.

She couldn’t believe her eyes when she played back the video.


(scroll down to watch video)

At first she laughed, especially when he booped the camera, but after that what she saw what he did and heard his cries, it was truly heartbreaking.

head booped

So Ida decided to post the video on social media, and she received a lot of comments telling her to get a second cat so that Isola wouldn’t feel so lonely.

Ida explained to everyone that she already had a second cat.

The reason why she left the apartment in the first place was to take the other kitty to the vet for a senior checkup.

Watch the video:

The funny thing is, Isola actually ignored Ida on her return, but he was very happy to see his kitty friend.

So Ida took a picture of them together to show people that he's not usually alone.


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About the author

Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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