Cat sleeping in a planter

Photo: Photo Munki/Flickr

Do not disturb

Cats have been known to frequent boxes, dresser drawers and windowsills for their sleeping pleasure — but with a remarkable sense of balance and uncanny knack for always looking comfortable, felines can often surprise us with their choices in cat-nap locations.

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Fat cat sleeping on beams

Photo: Pablo Godoy/Flickr

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Cat sleeping in a ceramic bowl

Photo: Buz Carter/Flickr

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Sprawled-out cat sleeping

Photo: Casual Historian/Flickr

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Cat sleeping against laptop

Photo: lullypop/Flickr

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Cat sleeping on pizza box

Photo: Laura_Innis/Flickr

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Cat sleeping in an architectural model

Photo: psyberartist/Flickr

(Architectural model not-to-scale)

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Cat sleeping on a stove

Photo: romana klee/Flickr

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Cat sleeping on a toaster

Photo: shuttersparks/Flickr

That cat sure looks *toasty*!

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Cat sleeping in an oversized teacup

Photo: Phae/Flickr

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Cat laying on top of two coffee makers

Photo: Paul Lewis/Flickr

Silly cat! That's not how you use coffee to wake up from your nap.

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Cat sleeping on a front desk

Photo: Joseph Younis/Flickr

Sleeping on the job, tsk tsk.

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Cat sleeping on a folded chair

Photo: Starry Raston/Flickr

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Cat sleeping on a pile of books

Photo: Chad Fust/Flickr

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Two cats sleeping in a bowl

Photo: Serolynne/Flickr

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Cat sleeping in a planter

Photo: Ian McBurnie/Flickr

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Kitten sleeping in a shoe

Photo: ashh959/Flickr

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Kitten in a shoe

Photo: Dale Matteson/Flickr

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Cat sleeping in a pile of shoes

Photo: silent (e)/Flickr

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Cat sleeping in a plastic bag

Photo: Alexandru Stoian/Flickr

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Cat napping on a basket of wood chips

Photo: baaronr/Flickr

How much wood could a cat nap on if a cat could nap on wood?

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Cat sleeping in a plastic drawer

Photo: normanack/Flickr

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Kitty sleeping on a piece of coral

Photo: ClatieK/Flickr

When you're as cute and furry as this little guy, anything will work as a pillow — even a piece of coral.

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Cat sleeping in a bathroom sink

Photo: Kylir Horton/Flickr

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Cat hanging off of the couch

Photo: Devlyn/Flickr

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Cat smiling while asleep

Photo: Eirik Newth/Flickr

Sweet dreams!

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