I am told this occurred because Hili heard Malgorzata and Andrzej talking about my own “albatross,” and so the cat decided that she must have seen one of the birds.
Hili: I’ve seen an albatross over the river.
A: Maybe it was a seagull.
Hili: Widziałam nad rzeką albatrosa.
Ja: Może to była mewa?