Non-familiar pet who mustly just gets in the way - except she probably wouldn't have forgotten him, should would have left him at home on prupose. I have one of those right now. He loves crawling all over when I'm working on the computer or casting a spell, and ignores me the rest of the time.
Okay, I do him a disservice. He's becoming much more affectionate lately. And he comes when I call, which is extremely self-sacrificing for a cat. My other cat does also. Are we sure all those stand-offish cat stereotypes are accurate?