Does Your Cat Get The Midnight Crazies?


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Are you familiar with the "midnight crazies"? If you are, then this scenario will sound familiar to you...

It's 1 a.m. and you're jolted awake from a sound sleep by the sound of a trashcan lid hitting the floor.

You shuffle into your kitchen and there's your cat perched on the kitchen counter - you swear she's grinning at you. She lets out a howl, leaps to the floor, runs sideways, leaps into the air and pounces on "nothing" with all her might.

Yep... your cat has a bad case of the "midnight crazies"!

If you thought your cat was just strange, you can take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. Cats all over the world drive their owners to distraction and rob them of sleep in the middle of the night.

The good news is that we have a great article that explains why this strange feline phenomenon occurs and what you can do to sleep a little better.

Go to: When Your Cat Gets the "Midnight Crazies"

I think you are going to like this article. It explains a lot of the mystery of cats!

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debra-primovic Dr. Debra Primovic

Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.