Not in that I went 'round to all of the cats and informed them that I was going into town, asked if they needed me to pick anything up for them, and told them Max was in charge while I was gone. (That's Max in my icon. He's always in charge.) That was perfectly reasonable.
No, the silly thing was in taking a super-long walk the first day I was capable of doing more than just walking across the room.
...ow. Recovery is. Now I rest.