Sure, you’ve got big plans involving traveling all over the country, but let’s face it: you’re stuck daydreaming in your cubicle and waiting until the day when you can actually make use of your vacation time. Not to make you feel bad or anything, but you should meet Vladimir the cat. Along with his parents, travel-loving, Instagram-posting couple Cees Cornelis and Madison Elizabeth, Vladimir gets to see some of the coolest spots the country has to offer.
He’s made it to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado:
He’s spent time in Green River, Utah:
And he’s hung out (on a leash, but still) in the Petrified Forest National Park:
He’s also trekked to Texas:
Yep, this cat is much better traveled than most humans. The family, plus a new human sibling, are now in Bali, so Vladimir is officially a world traveler. Is it weird to say we’re jealous of a cat?
Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.