Meowllo everypawdy. Today me wants to talk a bit ‘bout sumfin’ us kitties do really well. You humans, not so much. Least ifin you’re anythin’ like our mommy. And it isn’t climbin’, jumpin’, eatin’, hissin’ or playin’? So what is it you ask? Y Sleepin’ dat’s what. Yep us kitties are masters at da art of sleep. We can get comfy and sleep most anyplace as most of you know. So when da peeps and Morris da 9 lives kitty came askin’ ifin we wuld help ‘em spread da word ‘bout their Sleep Like a Kitty campaign we just kuldn’t resist. Now at da end of me’s posty, there’s gunna be a give away fur all da kitties in your life, and a chance fur you humans too win sumfin’ of yous own too; so stay tuned.
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So without further ado, me will turn this part over to Morris, who has graciously taken da time outta his nappin’ busy schedule to answer a few questions ‘bout sleep. Fanks fur joinin’ us today Morris, take it away.
Thanks Dezi and Lexi. I have a few letters here from some very sleep deprived humans. Let’s take a look.
I’ve been experiencing difficulties with falling asleep, tossing and turning once my head hits the pillow. I don’t get it because I feel tired all day at work; then I come home, brush my teeth, flip on the TV, and just… lie there. I’m hoping I can learn from the expert. Morris, what am I doing wrong?
Sleepless in San Fur-nando
Dear Sleepless in San Fur-nando,
Your case, unfortunately, is not at all uncommon. When you’re going all day long at the speed of a cheetah, it’s no wonder your mind darts around like a red laser dot at bedtime. Luckily, as a cat, I spend up to 140 hours per week sleeping and I can tell you there is hope! For starters, I notice you mentioned turning on the TV before bed. Cats don’t watch TV – this is partly because the majority of us can’t speak English that well, but mostly because it interferes with our snooze time. Scientifically speaking, the ‘glow’ emitted by an electronic screen enters the brain and slows the release of melatonin, the hormone that helps us sleep. So next time you want to turn on the tube before bed, try counting sheep instead – or better yet, mice!
My cat and I are BFFs. We do everything together – play, eat, snuggle – we make a purrfect team. But in the bedroom, I prefer to have my space. My cat, on the other hand, thinks there’s no better place to sleep than right on my head! Why does she do this? I’m not all that fun when I’m sleeping.
Dear Tired Tails,
You have been bestowed a great honor. As cats, we don’t always wear our hearts on our paws, but one tell-tail sign we love and trust you is when we choose to make YOU our bed. Plus, you’re warm. And getting our warmth from you helps us to conserve our own energy for more important things like eating. The rhythm of your breath also creates a calming effect and the curve of your face, stomach, or legs perfectly forms to our bodies. Basically, you’re like a waterbed, heated blanket, and memory foam all in one! So the next time your cat goes to curl up on you, think of it as a compliment and drift off to sleep knowing you are loved… and you’re very comfortable.
Y Thank you fur stoppin’ by Morris. Dat’s sum gweat advice. Now as me told ya’ afur, there is gunna be sum give aways. Furst things furst. Check out Morris’ Live Well and Prospurr website and don’t furget to enter to win a limited edition human sized Morris da Cat bed along wiff a years supply of 9 Lives. Purretty cool huh?
Now on wiff da good stuff. Fur da kitties we have a Happy Kitty Kit to give away. 1 U.S. winner will receive a cool bench scratcher, a SmartyKat® Chickadee Chirp toy and a case of 9 Lives canned cat food. We’s tryin’ a new give away program and we’s tried to make it so even ifin you don’t purrticipate in all da social medias, you can still have a chance to win. It’s open to all U.S. residents. Ifin you live elsewhere you can enter and donate da purrize ifin ya’ win. Now of course yous gotta leave a comment on this posty, so me will wrap it up and let ya’ get to it. And as you can see, we’s still not know how to put it here, so ya’ gotta click on over, below. 🙂
Click here to enter.
Till da next time………………………………………………Be Blest!!!