Animalcouriers left on the ferry with Francesca’s 10 cats, who were safely delivered to their new home on the Isle of Mull, where they immediately set about exploring their new surroundings. We were rather jealous of their new scenic view!

Our ferry approaches Oban

Our ferry approaches Oban

Aicha (R) has come out to play with her travel companion Makia (L)

Aicha (R) has come out to play with her travel companion Makia (L)

On arrival at their new home, Clooney gets busy exploring…

On arrival at their new home, Clooney gets busy exploring…

…as does Makia

…as does Makia

Modzon wonders if it's time for tea yet

Modzon wonders if it’s time for tea yet

Patsy bags a window seat

Patsy bags a window seat

The cats' new view

The cats’ new view

We had time before the ferry left to explore Tobermory, which younger followers of our blog will recognise as Balamory, the location of the eponymous BBC children's TV series

We had time before the ferry left to explore Tobermory, which younger followers of our blog will recognise as Balamory, the location of the eponymous BBC children’s TV series

Tobermory fountain

Tobermory fountain

Abandoned fishing boats

Abandoned fishing boats

Duart Castle, ancestral home of the clan Maclean

Duart Castle, ancestral home of the clan Maclean

All those brightly coloured houses in context as the ferry pulls

All those brightly coloured houses in context as the ferry pulls

A final look back at Mull

A final look back at Mull