Questions tagged [sleep]

For questions about sleeping patterns or needs of a pet. Any sleep issues, what may or may not be healthy. To be used with the relevant species tag, such as `dog`

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Can walking past my cat at night disturb her sleep?

I have always been in the habit of leaving my room in the middle of the night to get some food to eat in my room (which I make sure she doesn't eat, of course), but I recently got a cat (I had two ...
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Why do cats tuck their heads when sleeping?

I've noticed this with my cats over the years and with the cats of friends and family. Quite often, though not always, the cat will tuck their head down and under, perhaps into a pillow, a gap in a ...
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Do cats dream or is it just restless sleep?

My cats, and I assume others, show signs of movement in their sleep similar to what people show when they're dreaming. There seems to be some schools of thought that suggest that cats do dream, but is ...
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Why do cats love sleeping on cardboard?

Every cat I have owned has loved to sleep in cardboard boxes of any size. It could be a plain box, a sheet of cardboard, an old cookie box... Why do they do this? Is there some smell they like? Is ...

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