Cats and their bags

NICK BARNETT
Last updated 08:15 30/11/2012

Bags are made for cats. Not always initially, but eventually, any bag can become hideout, playground or bedroom for any cat. And once a cat has taken up residence in a bag, it's perfectly positioned to look back at you, quizzically.

Marley has self-bagged and is at the quizzical stage.

Marley

Fergus's hideaway has the added attraction of deli smells.

Fergus

Bag or bed? Flash chooses bag.

Flash

Cloaked in brown paper: Felix (left) and Frieda.

Felix

Nicola's cat

Piri goes for the boutique look.

Piri

Scarcely is the shopping unpacked than Oli claims the space.

Oli

Pav Blanc would like to show solidarity for the work of the City Mission, but will leave the bag clear for the actual collection day.

Pav Blanc

Someone's been antiquing and picked up Mango the cat among the bargains.

Mango

These reusable, environmentally sound shopping bags have been a boon for felines everywhere, including Koka.

Koka

Kona's all aboard and looks to be waiting for the bag to commence motion.

Kona

Extreme quizzicality from Major.

Major

Angie gives you a hint: "There's room for me."

Angie

The biggest reticule in today's collection is this sleeping bag, totally taken over by Toby and Percy.

Toby and Percy

Coby tucks himself in to mum's knitting bag. Luckily, there's no actual knitting in it.

Coby

Leila the Scottish Fold is ensconced.

Leila

Cleo wears the bag as a portable roof.

Cleo

Packed and saved: Deja and Voodoo.

Deja and Voodoo

Another bag, another Cleo, who'd like to be left alone, thanks.

Cleo 2

This is Gerrard, named for the footballer Steven Gerrard. Did puss show footie skills as a kitten, hence the name?

Gerrard

Charlie fills out a backpack.

Charlie

The face and tail of Junior.

Junior

Darwin would like to move in, but Meg has squatter's rights.

Meg and darwin

Even plastic can be comfortable: Hugos is happy.

Hugos

If it's on the floor, get into it - Annie follows that great feline impulse.

Annie

Talk about product placement - Shelby knows how to do it.

Shelby

Funny how it's puppies that advertise toilet paper, when everyone knows that cats are much more creative exponents of the product. Here, Maggie May hunts for a roll of the wonderful stuff.

Maggie

If anyone could trump the loo-paper Labradors, it's Russell and Ken.

Russell Ken

And now, bags as accessories. This is Hollie, with an unintended but fetching cloak.

Hollie

Finally, the bag, the style, the face: Poppy has it all.

Poppy

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