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a cat nap

A very brief but restful period of sleep. I'm going to try to squeeze in a cat nap before my next shift starts, or else I'll be feeling sluggish for the entire evening.
See also: cat, nap
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Often before had it supported his sleepy head, and now he leaned back to enjoy the forbidden pleasure of a cat nap.
CAT NAPS A toy camera car caught this image for Michael Nichols
Her strategy includes weekly massages, ice baths, a yoga mat in her dressing room for stretching and cat naps, fresh juices, and an occasional tasty treat in honor of the season.
And, Massie created a cat tree that stands nine feet tall and features tunnels, branches for perching and comfy platforms for cat naps.
However, thanks to modern improvements in insulation and heating capabilities, the contemporary conservatory can be far more than somewhere the cat naps.
There he shadowed fellow surgeons who perform more skillfully than Western doctors under conditions that many doctors in the US would find unthinkable, working around the clock, catching only cat naps, addressing the needs of patients who wait days to be seen.
It must provide him with some form of therapy particularly when he cat naps and there is noone better at that than Ding.
They should have developed an awareness of daytime, during which they have about two hours of sleeps, snoozes and cat naps throughout.
He actually attributes his boundless energy to cat naps, a trick he picked up while serving in the RAF.
With more than 100,000 cats adopted into loving homes as a result of his efforts so far, Morris took a few months off to catch up on his cat naps and is ready to hit the road with the help of his protege, Li'l Mo([TM]).
Three decades on elderly Mischief still had all his own teeth - but preferred quiet cat naps to hanging out with his feline friends.
Originally from the Himalayas, Patrice took to having cat naps in the washing machine.