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Cats and kittens need a lot of rest. Test your knowledge on cat sleep with our quiz.
1) Cats spend how much time sleeping a day:
A. 8-10 hours
B. B. 11-13 hours
C. 14-16 hours
2) Cats only sleep this much in a home setting. In lab settings they sleep far less.
3) By nature, cats are:
B. Crepuscular (active at dawn and dusk)
C. Both – Innately crepuscular but nocturnal when their prey is
D. Neither A nor B
4) Two common physical sleep disorders in cats are:
A. Sleepwalking and night terrors
B. Restless leg syndrome and gas
C. Insomnia and cramping
D. Sleep apnea and snoring
5) The following can cause sleep disorders in cats:
6) Sleep disorders can occur in some cats with the following conditions except:
A. Upper respiratory tumors
C. Nasal passage polyps
7) Behavioral conditions can cause sleep disorders resulting from:
B. Feline Cognitive Disorder
8) Lethargy in cats:
A. Is a condition natural to some cats, and nothing to worry about.
B. Is considered an illness in itself.
C. Means you are boring your pet.
D. Is symptomatic of underlying illness and should be evaluated by
9) Instead of sleeping for hours at a time, felines take “catnaps” over 24-hour periods.
10)The cause of irregular sleep patterns:
A. Can be behavioral
B. Can be environmental
C. Can be physical
D. All of the above. Start with a vet visit and work your way from
susie Salem, MA
12/13/2014 4:55:43 PM
12/13/2014 10:24:56 AM
It is informative , especially that I am NOT familiar with some of the mentioned medical terms.
kate acworth, GA
12/13/2014 8:05:20 AM
Trick question LOL ... Instead of sleeping for hours at a time, felines take “catnaps” over 24-hour periods., my cats do sleep for hours at a time, not 8 hours but at least 2
Julie Buchanan, MI
12/13/2014 7:21:02 AM
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