a cat nap

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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.
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We also have pet rabbits and Lucky often pretends to be a bunny by disappearing into the hutch to have a cat nap.
Allegedly, the rock `n' roll legends liked nothing better than mulled wine, a dip in the Jacuzzi and a cat nap in front of the fire.
But it looks like nineweek-old Harper is getting a little tired of her mum's constant retail therapy, enjoying a cat nap.
But, amazingly, just the other day the family discovered Kelly having a cat nap under the table in the conservatory.
In the Welsh Marathon in Bridgend on the hottest day of the year in the 1980s with the temperature around 80F, it was the sun that caused me to hit the wall, so I took a 10-minute cat nap against a lamppost, then got on with the job and finished the last three miles flying at faster than my normal pace.
And Harry has never shown a glimmer of interest in the sedentary pursuit of watching the TV, preferring to pounce on his brother or find the most comfy lap and settle down for a cat nap.
Other accessories, including scratchers, beds, perchers and apparel, will truly pamper cats, allowing them to relax and cat nap in style.
But one did occasionally have a cat nap during the news .
He'd he hardly had a look in here before he caught Newcastle's defence having a cat nap four minutes from time.
LAUNCH Mary McAleese yesterday SKY'S THE LIMIT Monument hits heights FAWN TO BE WILD Baby deer lies in grass LAP UP ATTENTION Cute kittens get treat HAUNTING SCENE Ghost House hides HOUSE THATGate Lodge oozes charm TAKE A BOUGH Trees in sunset scene CAT NAP Crouching tiger is taking it easy FEATHER IN CAP Peacock shows plumage A-MAZE-ING Take trip up the garden path
I'M a big cat nap fan, but not something which rhymes with it.
8) TAKE A CAT NAP It's a fantastic way to make up for getting less than eight hours' sleep.
03), a cat nap of between 15 and 30 minutes will lower your blood pressure, making you feel more relaxed.
After all that exertion, she probably went home for a Cat nap.