In this article you’re going to discover if cats like to be petted while sleeping
Should you do it?
Or let them sleep?
Carry on reading to find out…
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Should You Stroke a Sleeping Cat?
If your cat is sleeping then it’s best to let them sleep and not disturb them
Yes, cats like to be stroked but when they’re asleep I’m pretty sure they want to be left alone and not be disturbed
Think about it, if we are sleeping we don’t want anyone to disturb us right?
If your cat is falling asleep then stroking your cat will make your cat feel relaxed and help them fall asleep
My cat loves being stroked behind the ear and under the chin
That makes him snooze straight away!
My Cat Don’t Let Me Pet Him/Her
The only time you can pet your cat is when he/she is asleep
I’m not saying you shouldn’t
If your cat likes it being petted while sleeping then go for it
But don’t go overboard
The last thing you want is your cat to to wake up and scratch you or bite you because you woke him/her up
Gentle pets and then let your cat sleep
Now if your cat don’t let you pet him/her when she’s awake there are ways you can change this
I’m guessing your cat won’t cuddle with you too right?
What if you could get your cat to cuddle with you that would make it easier to pet your cat right?
I mean if your cat allows you to cuddle then I’m sure he/she will let you pet him/her
Have a read of my article
Why does my cat not like to cuddle
Wrapping It Up
If you think your cat likes to be petted when they are asleep then go ahead and do so
But just make sure you don’t do it too much otherwise you might disturb your cat
You don’t want your cat to lash out at you and don’t want to disturb their sleep right?
If your cat does not like to be petted when they’re awake and you just want to pet your furbaby because he/she is too cute then go for it
Because that’s the only time you can pet your cat
But again, make sure you don’t disturb him/her
And during the day try to work your way into making your cat more cuddle and used to petting
Check out this article – Why does my cat not like to cuddle
If you have a kitten then do have a read of my article
How to raise a kitten to be cuddly
Here’s a video talking about how you can raise your kitten to be a cuddle bug