Who Needs Sleep?

This is an early post about a behavior that Chris still exhibits. Fortunately there is no carpet under our door so we can close Chris out and get some sleep.

Bad Cat Chris

The first night with Chris was rough. Actually, every night for the last two and a half years have been rough, but we were not prepared for Chris at that time.

Normally our cats would gradually filter into our room at night and congregate on my side of the bed, eventually taking up about a third of the space, That was the biggest problem we had no deal with. Suddenly, we had a five and a half month old kitten who loved to bite. It did not take long to realize why he was returned to the shelter.

He would not sit still. If he wasn’t laying accross my neck and biting my nose, he was laying on top of Rose’s head and biting her ear. Rose used to tell people jokingly, “You can wear him as a scarf, you can wear him as a hat…” If the face biting wasn’t…

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2 thoughts on “Who Needs Sleep?

  1. Summer

    Binga was a troublemaker too when she was a kitten, attacking the humans’ faces in the morning to wake them up, clawing at the bed’s box springs and such. She eventually stopped those bad habits… after a few years.


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