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5 Reasons Your Cat Wakes You Up at the Same Time Every Day Without Fail


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats )

Cher
- 502 days ago - catster.com
Your cat can't read your clock -- she can read you!



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Christeen Anderson (500)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 5:29 am
They really do like structure. Thank you.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:49 am
My mom's kitty would meow in her face every morning to tell her that he was hungry.
 

Mary T. (301)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:22 am
my Sadie wakes me up between 4 and 430 to be let out, her brother Rocky wakes me up a little before 530, and their older sister Rita wont leave the room until I kick her out, they do this every morning if they get to sleep with me.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:03 am
thanks for the article. it's nice. but a bigger thank you for leading me to that site.
 

Sharon W. (4)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:10 am
My cats sit quietly by my bed and wait for me to wake up, because they are well trained ;)
When the little one was a kitten, he used to wait right in front of my face, and when my eyes opened, he did a little dance, literally! He threw his paws up in joy and jumped a few times :D
 

Barbara D. (76)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:45 am
My cats and dogs politely wait for me to rise ~ but they know that will be at 5 a.m. no matter what. I'M the creature of habit!!
 

Dot A. (133)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 10:16 am
Yep, that's about right! They're into the 'routine' of things, and like to keep it all moving along in an orderly fashion, Lol! And kitties love to wake up energized, and enjoying the morning getting frisky with YOU! I love it, too!
 

Sandi C. (235)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 11:36 am
thanks.
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (51)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 12:17 pm
My cats demand their breakfast between 4:30 am - 6 am.Good article,thanks for sharing
 

Mary Alexander (23)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 1:09 pm
Cat are wonderful about keeping you on time but we have just gotten a boxer puppy about 2 months ago and he will wake me up just before the alarm goes off at 6:30 AM. So dogs do this also.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 1:16 pm
Cats (and dogs) are highly customised human companions. They're much more than glorified alarm clocks.
 

Birgit W. (145)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 1:51 pm
Thanks, they are early risers.
 

monka blank (77)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 3:16 pm
cats and dogs are wonderful.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 4:12 pm
All horribly true.
 

Julie E. (351)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 6:32 pm
My mom's 2 dogs always sleep in. To cute!
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:11 pm
And the cat knows if you don't get to work on time you won't feed him if you get fired. And that's another reason for you to live with a cat!
 

Kasujja M. (0)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:11 pm
clever animal for all times,good luck for cat is man's best friend.I love cats somuch.
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Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:18 pm
Our dear cat would wake us at different times on week days from the week ends, when she let us sleep in till seven! We loved her dearly for 15 years.
 

Dale O. (190)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:55 pm
Feed me meNow, human biped serf. Think you can sleep on the job? I demand Purrfection, so haul your behind out from under those cozy covers and Serve Me! MeNow! Humans are soooo gullible and a purrectly well trained servant!
= ^ .,. ^=
 

AniMae Chi (410)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:23 pm
One of my current fosters will curl up on my pillow while i'm sleeping, every night at exactly 2AM
& purr so loudly i wake up, the reason? She wants to play! =^ .,.^= ; )
 

Julie F. (67)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:23 pm
My one cat does and the other one doesn't. I love them dearly.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:43 pm
My cats never wake me up, but I've had several who know when I get home from work and are at the door to greet me. If I get home early, they are really surprised to see me.
 

Ana R (220)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 1:23 am
lol... shared :)
 

Amanda Ashworth (2)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 3:09 am
Thank you
 

Laurie H. (716)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 7:29 pm
Thanks for sharing~~ My Tara is better than any alarm clock!!~
 

Pat A. (116)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:25 am
My beloved old cat Jasper went through a phase when he was two of waking me at 3.18 am precisely every day for a couple of years - and yes, despite being ill and sleeping very badly even without Jassy's help, he survived to live to 16! I only got him out of this habit (purely accidentally) by stumbling awake one morning to see if he needed anything and clumsily knocking over a jug full of water - the resultant tidal wave of water seemed to have decided HRH Jasper that it wasn't worth trying it again - even though it went nowhere near him - and I had to clean up the mess for the next hour! (Wish I had known about it two years before though!).
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 4:05 am
mine are right on time every morning!!!
 

Nancy Black (302)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:47 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. We are all creatures of habit; cats included.
 
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