updated 12/14/2011 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 12/14/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET
He did everything but make himself a sandwich.
A baby seal made himself right at home Sunday when he slipped inside Annette Swoffer’s Tauranga, New Zealand, house through a cat door, into her kitchen, then plopped on her couch for a snooze.
“I was in my office and I heard an awful racket down below,” Swoffer told the New Zealand Herald News. “I thought the cats have brought a rabbit or something in so I went down and had a look – and there’s a seal in my kitchen.”