Saturday, June 28, 2008

A Cat's Guide to Sleep, Vol. 1

Sleep is a very important part of each and every day in a cat's life. This is something every cat knows from birth. The highest feline achievers are also champions of sleep, and it's also a great bonding activity. I have a few favorite ways to sleep, the most incredible of which Ms. C says is the twisty position:


You need to be able to accomplish a spinal-180 in order to do it. If you are not sure what that is, then take another glance at which direction my feet are going (front vs. back feet), or just ask your local feline. Following that, I often stand up, stretch, and sleep in the other direction for awhile:

And then back again. I'm really asleep now, very deep:

Here is a close up, I don't want you to miss a single important aspect of this position:

Just to make sure you really understand how deep a sleep can be accomplished in these ways, check out this video:

And finally, I often switch to the table in between Ms. C's and Mr. R's desk:


I really need to have the proper energy always ready in order to ambush Ms. C on the stairs, or to have a proper bout of the midnight crazies. Practicing these important elements of my days is the surest way to become an expert!

9 comments:

goldenshade said...

Great post on repose!

Purrs, Goldie and Shade

Parker said...

Sweet dreams Abby!

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Terrific photos! :) You are a master of sleep!

michico*Adan said...

I like your video Abby~!
I sleep just like you do!!!!!
That means you are dreaming of something delicious, hahahah~~~~

Cat Street Boyz said...

Nice moves and your sleep twitches, were you dreamin' of being a tiger prowlin' in the backyard jungle?CUTE!=^Y^=Ty

Sen&Tom said...

Power sleeping! That' one of the things we do best!

Your Pal,
Sen-Chan

Daisy said...

Look at your sweet little face! I can see your tooth! It looks like you sleep very soundly.

Mickey said...

You really do have cool sleeping positions! What were you dreaming about in that video? Heehee

Purrs Mickey

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