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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CAT BASKET Pixie reclines LAZING Z Pixie's favourite catnap spots
Fortunately David is one of those people who can catnap.
IT was the catnap to beat all catnaps when Toots the tabby settled down to grab 40 winks in a chest of drawers - and slept for eight days.
SLEEPY moggy Demi thought she had found the perfect spot for a cosy catnap.
Those who were allowed to take a five-minute catnap were better at remembering the words.
After a quick catnap, they packed up their belongings and made there way back to their hotel suite - to continue their honeymoon in private.
Being tired definitely makes depression worse so catnap during the day and get someone to help with night feeds.
As for Mouser, Schwartz took him home for a catnap and checkup.
There is a wicked fairy, handsome prince, cursed needle, and a princess whose unplanned catnap overruns by a century or so.
Some days, she has to do three shows, and the only way to prevent flat-out exhaustion is plenty of coffee beans and an occasional catnap in a sleeping bag laid out on the dressing-room floor.
COURT Hemming yesterday and kitten COUPLE MP and his lover SILENT Mrs Hemming approaches BRIEF PAWS Crouching to avoid detection CATNAP Leaving with the kitten GOING IN She enters love rival's home CAPTION In here
It's depressing stuff with only a handful of laughs for younger viewers and even less for parents, who will undoubtedly be feline in dire need of a catnap.
The best way to understand your manager's reaction is to review your company's policy in this area, as well as review the kinds of problems that can develop as a result of your catnap.
COURT 3Hemming yesterday and kitten COUPle Z MP and his lover sIleNT nMrs Hemming approaches bRIef PAws nCrouching to avoid detection CA P T I O NnIn here CATNAP nLeaving with the kitten gOINg INn She enters love rival's home
Researchers said more than one in five Britons admitted copying cartoon favourite Homer Simpson by grabbing a crafty catnap.