There are also horses, and I've recently discovered that the horses used by the Barcelona city police are stabled a short distance from our apartment - which explains why we see them ride past so often.
But what about cats? Well, I'm a big cat lover - which you might have gathered from all my cat photos on Twitter and Facebook. There are some pet cats in the city, I've caught more than one people watching from a balcony, but I've recently discovered a hippy cat commune!
Local people feed the cats, and they live on the rocks on the beach, and a large rock mound opposite (the Montgat hill).
I just had to include Montgat Nord in 'The Holiday Swap' - it's a magical place, and a little bit of that hippy-cat mentality works wonders for Daisy!
The town is one of my favourite places for a day out when I'm in Barcelona - and well worth a trip. It's lovely to get out of the busy city, listen to the sea and watch the cats laze in the sun. Perfect.