An inquisitive cat upstaged her owner during a television interview after falling off the bookshelf she was attempting to climb.
Nala was discovered by Scotsman Dean Nicholson nine countries into his journey around the world, and the two became inseparable as feline and man continued to travel together.
While Mr. Nicholson was discussing his and Nala's travels during a Channel 5 interview, the curious cat managed to steal the show by unsuccessfully attempting to reach the summit of a bookshelf in the background.
Two years ago Dean Nicholson set out from his hometown in Scotland, with a plan to cycle around the globe. His lif… https://t.co/vrezf89DZn— Channel 5 News (@Channel 5 News)1601488832.0
“Is she OK?!" the presenter asked.
“Aye she's fine, she's a cat, she's got nine lives," Mr. Nicholson replied.
UPDATE: We can confirm that no cats were hurt during this interview. Nala recovered just fine after her fall from… https://t.co/NsjzWj0NMt— Channel 5 News (@Channel 5 News)1601555397.0
Nala did indeed seem to have emerged unscathed, appearing in her owner's arms at the end of the interview.
“Just Nala upstaging me on TV," Mr. Nicholson, from Dunbar, East Lothian, tweeted shortly afterwards.
Just Nala upstaging me on tv 😂 https://t.co/RwS85Og8bR— 1bike1world (@1bike1world)1601493017.0
Twitter seemed to get a kick out of it all.
@1bike1world_ oh Nala you big narna 😂you were getting too much attention Dean, and she wanted in on the action 😉— (((StarrFaithful))) (@(((StarrFaithful))))1601552252.0
@1bike1world_ Omg the fall in the background was the most cat thing I’ve ever seen 😂 can’t wait to read your book! Arrives Friday ❤️— Allie (@Allie)1601493266.0
@1bike1world_ When she slides off the shelf...classic cat maneuver. 😂— KilkareAngel (@KilkareAngel)1601503164.0
@1bike1world_ What a way to steal the spotlight.. 😂😂— Peace & Justice (@Peace & Justice)1601499221.0
@5_News @1bike1world_ That was hysterical! I laughed out loud! She is the princess and must not be overlooked at… https://t.co/w6ZPmL7bax— PBearette (@PBearette)1601494625.0
We're glad that Nala is ok, and appreciate the laugh she delivered.
After all, a cat is gonna cat, especially if they're in the spotlight, right?