When I am on the road, as I frequently am, I never wake up lost and confused. Rather, this happens to me only when I get back home. Maybe that’s because I finally go to sleep without consciously taking note of my surroundings first. Anyway, last night I awoke thinking I was still at the lodge in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and wondered how the resident cat — a quite wild creature — had ended up in my bed. Of course it was just Fig.