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Sleeping Cat in Bed

2. October 2009

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Is it good or bad to have a domestic cat in your bed? This important question becomes really controversial among people of different origin. Several questions and answers from www. aswers.yahoo.com are listed below. Just make your own judgement: Q: Is it bad to sleep with your cat? Was just wondering cause my cats been sleeping […]

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Dog In Your Bed?

21. September 2009

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     In general, also depending on the type of dog, they sleep quietly, gently breathing without snoring, a bit faster than people. Every once in awhile, his eyes dart back and forth (must be his is dreaming) under their lids, and his feet jerk as if he’s chasing squirrels in his dreams. Then, his […]

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Animals Sleeping

19. September 2009

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How long animals sleep? Animals need diffeent amounts of sleep a day, ranging from 2 hours a day for elephants to 20 hours for dolphines Generally, as body size increases the required sleeping time decreases Among the family of cats and dog, domestic cats and dogs do not make their sleep as a single session. […]

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How Animals Sleep

18. September 2009

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There are several theories about animal sleep: lHibernation theory (Webb, 1974) lEvolutionary approach – sleep is assumed to confer a survival advantage lSleep helps conserve energy by: lReducing energy spent on behavioural activity lDrop in body temp & metabolic rate reduces energy lost as heat Hibernation theory (Webb, 1974) Main prediction is that an animal’s […]

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Animal Sleep

31. August 2009

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Sleep is a naturally recurring state of relatively suspended sensory and motor activity in animals, characterized by total or partial unconsciousness and the nearly complete inactivity of voluntary muscles. It is distinguished from quiet wakefulness by a decreased ability to react to stimuli, and it is more easily reversible than hibernation or coma. It is […]

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