Why won't my cat sleep in their own bed?
Well, well, well, looks like you have a feline friend who prefers to sleep in your bed rather than their own. Let me put on my detective hat and try to solve this kitty conundrum for you.
First off, let's establish something: cats are notorious for being picky creatures. They won't eat just any brand of cat food, they won't play with any old toy, and apparently, they won't sleep in any old bed either.
Now, let's think about your cat's bed for a moment. Is it big enough? Is it soft enough? Is it warm enough? Does it smell like your cat's favorite catnip toy? If the answer to any of these questions is no, then that might be why your cat is turning up their nose at their bed.
But let's be real, even if you went out and bought the most luxurious cat bed on the market, your cat would probably still prefer to sleep in your bed. Why? Because cats are creatures of habit, and they've made a habit of snuggling up with you at night.
Think about it from your cat's perspective: your bed is warm, it smells like you (which is comforting to your cat), and it's probably the comfiest spot in the house. Plus, let's face it, your cat probably just likes to be close to you.
So, what can you do to encourage your cat to sleep in their own bed? Well, you could try placing their bed in a spot that's close to yours, so they can still feel like they're close to you without actually being in your bed. You could also try leaving an article of clothing with your scent on it in their bed to make it more appealing to them.
But at the end of the day, you might just have to accept the fact that your cat is a bed hog and that you'll have to share your bed with them. But hey, at least they're cute, right?