5 ReasonsWhy Does My Cat Sleep So Much?
If you are a first-time cat owner, you may notice that your cat sleeps a lot. Without a lot of experience, this may be alarming to you.
You may ask, why does my cat sleep so much? Rest assured, a cat that sleeps a lot is almost always typical.
There are several reasons for this, all of which we will explore here. We will also touch on a few things to note if you think your cat’s sleep patterns are abnormal or if they c
A human’s circadian rhythm is diurnal, which dictates that we tend to sleep at nighttime. Cats, on the other hand, are crepuscular.Nocturnal Patterns
Just like people, they also need to recharge and repair. This makes sleep very appealing to the cat’s bodily needs.Energy Conservation
Cats need play and stimulation as much as any other pet. When bored, they may sink into a malaise that includes unhealthy sleep. They may even suffer from depression or anxiety.Bor
Certain types of illness can affect a cat’s sleep. If a cat is sleeping uncharacteristically much, it may be a sign of something not quite right.Illness
Stress, as a general state, has its purposes. It keeps cats (and people) out of danger and usually alerts us to things that may be wrong.Stress
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