Do you? I've got no problem with it. Cue the 'ive had plenty of dogs in my time' comments
predictable, stale and hackneyed pal.
Time for a new username/world view/outlook/personality/paradigm shift.
you don't really have much choice
never let them do that shit
when I was tiny
I haul the cat out of my daughter's bed and shut it downstairs.
Otherwise it wakes her up at about 4am and then she wakes everyone else.
So I have no problem with sharing a bed with cats, or letting them on the bed when I'm absent.
Dogs are different though. They have that smell which they leave everywhere. I love dogs, but if I ever get a dog it won't be allowed on my bed.
Like other people have said, you can't really stop them.
to stop them.
Just a small-ish black cat.
If they could be tamed, it would be pretty cool to have a lion though, eh? Maybe one day I'll get a Maine Coon.
They jump right back up. After about seven or eight tries, they might wander off, indignant, for a few minutes, but they'll be back.
Closing the door doesn't work, because they're good at making nuisances of themselves; scratching the door frame, yowling, scampering around and knocking things over...they get their way in the end.
but then one night we got so pished we passed out and he slept there fine. so after that it's been a treat. though now he's fully grown it's pretty impossible to do it, and he now slinks off the end of the bed and trots to his own bed himself.
during the day or at night before we go to sleep he gets to snuggle with us, but otherwise he sleeps in his own bed.
dog sleeping on a bed: ick
Thansome indie bedwetting twat from DIS. Not quite sure why some people would say yes to a cat and no to a dog.
dogs are a lot bigger than cats, and will take up loads of the bed?
But dogs have a smell I can't stomach sometimes, and that oily feeling they leave on most things they touch. I can't smell cats and their hair doesn't bother me.
Dogs are filthy
Dogs are very clean.
jump on your bed to clean themselves after using the litter box sometimes. Or they'll try. I find if I don't let them in this instance, they'll find a secluded corner to do this. Thankfully.
but they're definitely dirty.
But a dog's got personality. And personality goes a long way...
you're either void or smelling or stupid if you don't think dogs have dog smell
My dog was rather clean and only had a proper doggy smell after getting wet
Perhaps I'm just void of particular senses and also stupid
but still dogs > cats
they just do what they ruddy well please
Just lock it downstairs
I live in a 1 floor apartment mate
And you can hear them not standing for it all night.
And the cat STILL doesn't stand for it. He puts his paw under the door and rattles the door against the frame so it sounds like someone is breaking in. Cue me not getting back to sleep until he's allowed back upstairs.
Dunno why people put up with them.
had a cat which slept on my bed. It would wake periodically in the night and drink water from my glass then jump back on the bed, then it would bop me over the head with its paw repeatedly at 6am because it wanted feeding. I miss it.
She's actually with my parents now, because my tiny apartment isn't entertaining enough for her, and she stays up all night looking for the rest of the house.
Sometimes they'll come into my room and hop up to wake me but i throw them across the room. Last time i let zara on my bed for more than ten seconds, at xmas time, she got so excited and giddy with joy that she spewed all over it. No.
Not so much when they are hitting you in the face, sitting on the radio and turning it on, knocking your glass off the bedside table to get to the water, demanding feeding at 4am, etc.
However the above is just the price one pays for having a cat.
My boyfriend is a big snorer, and sometimes I wake up in the night and he and the cat are snoring in sync.
Luckily I think I've become immune, and also, it's impossible to get angry at a snoring cat.
We have two cats, just over a year old.
I have no problem with them sleeping on the bed during the day, but they are locked out of the bedrooms overnight, they have the rest of the house to explore. Their basket is just outside my bedroom door, normally in an evening before bed I'll find them curled up together at the end of my bed. I'll then go in the bathroom to brush my teeth etc, and when I come back out, they've got of my bed and are in their basket. They seem to know when it's time for bed.
They both purr ridiciously loudly, so often through the night they will be sucking their blanket, purring insanely which I can hear through the door.
They don't try to get in my room at all overnight, but typically at 7 when I get up they'll run in my room when I open the door jump back on my bed and roll onto their backs, purring like loons.
Cats are great.
and he has two staffies which slept in bed with him. One time, i saw him come out of the spare room in the morning and he had left his own room, in his own house to go and sleep in the spare room as the dogs were keeping him awake. They were still sleeping on his bed. There's something wrong there.
Cats do not go in the bedrooms at all (doors are kept closed, it's that easy)
Cats are a pain in the arse to share a bed with. They never stay asleep all night nd you end up getting up to let them out. I just shut the door and she doesn't bother us.
he'd be too annoying/restless if i was actually trying to sleep
and then proceeds to whine merry hell at 8.15am until one of us lets him out to pee
he's the cutest though so it's ok