A Vernon cat, famous for his love of water and Instagram account, is finally feeling like himself again after getting outside during the pandemic.
Logan, a three-year-old cat, has been locked up a while “‘cause of this craziness,” owner JD Batbatan said, referring to COVID-19.
Batbatan and Logan, who is named after the X-Men character, packed the vehicle and went out onto the water for a refreshing afternoon of paddleboarding.
This was the first of the season, Batbatan said.
“We enjoy watching the eagles and birds at the river,” Batbatan said. “It was very refreshing… I feel like a human again.”
“We’ve been in quarantine for a while.”
The unusual pair paddled the waters of the Enderby River and Kalamalka Lake in late April.
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While cats are typically known for hating water, Batbatan said Logan actually enjoys their trips to the lake and, because he’s a pretty good swimmer, doesn’t even need to wear a life jacket.
“He’s a Bengal cat so they actually really like water. He’s been paddleboarding with me for a couple of years now so he’s really comfortable out there,” Batbatan said.
Their escapades are documented through Instagram @supingcat. The page description reads: “I think I’m a dog trapped in a cat’s body.”