- When staying in a hotel room with cats who have been sleeping all day, take their jingle bell equipped collars off before going to bed. I am positive that they took shifts where one slept on my legs and the other one went to a far corner of the room and did kitty calisthenics. I really should have seen that one coming.
- I brought litter, a pan, treats, toys, a spare carrier, fleece remnants for comfort, a water bowl for the car, food, cat shampoo wipes, pan liners, paper towels, and about a million other things. I did not bring a litter scoop, though. I realized that during the night as the cats enthusiastically used their pan several times. Despite what seemed like an hour of scraping and digging, they managed to cover exactly 0 out of 3 poops. I had really weird, smelly dreams.
Other than these oversights, things are going well. The car is pulling the trailer handily, the cats are chill, and my playlists are awesome. Tomorrow I will try to get from my mom's house in eastern Iowa to a motel in Laramie, Wyoming.