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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:18 AM
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Do You Allow Your Pets Sleep In Your Bed With You?
I do. But she's a small enough dog that I rarely disturb her little corner at the foot of the bed. Throughout the night she'll switch between sleeping on the bed, on the floor, or in her cozy-bed.

Back when I had cats they would want to sleep RIGHT ON my chest, or RIGHT ON my back. Sweet... but a bit annoying when you're trying to sleep. (When I'd sleep flat on my back, the other place the cats would like to sleep was right between my knees in the "hammock" area created by the bedspread.)
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:19 AM
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1. Sure. But my cat doesn't like to.
She usually sleeps on the sofa.

But she's welcome to sleep on the bed. Of course.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:19 AM
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2. No. THEY allow US to sleep in the bed with THEM...
...sometimes... :hug:
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:20 AM
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Good point!
:hug:
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cwydro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 06:19 PM
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60. Laughing!
yes, my number 1 cat allows me to sleep with her...but seems to want to decide WHERE I sleep and for how long. My two large dogs cannot sleep with me, #1 because I would have no room and #2 because the cat would NEVER allow it.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:40 PM
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66. Merlin, our big black cat, for some reason likes to try and sleep
with his butt in one of our faces. Of course this doesn't work, so he contents himself with wrapping his tail around MrG's neck. :hi:
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cwydro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 09:33 AM
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76. yeah,
what IS that about the butt in the face thing???
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:19 AM
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3. Yep, all four cats sleep with me
Sometimes they even have little territorial disputes in the night. :eyes:
:hi:
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WillParkinson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:20 AM
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4. All 3 dogs do...
It's OK when I'm home alone or when Paul is home alone but both of us in a queen bed along with 3 dogs? The positions we're able to sleep in are amazing to say the least.
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:20 AM
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5. I don't know that I'd call her a "pet."
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:21 AM
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8. You Are In So Much Trouble...
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kick-ass-bob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:20 AM
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6. sometimes.
But one of our cats has a throwing up problem, so we don't always have our door open.
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Dave Reynolds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:20 AM
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7. Not normally,
but I usually wake up with two cats and a 90 pound dog between me and Mrs. Dave.
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:22 AM
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9. I used to, with cats, before my younger kids were born.
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:22 AM
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10. we used to, before we had a kid
that poor dog.... :(
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Mizmoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:23 AM
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11. I tried but the dog is too wiggly
she gets hot fast, I think.
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:35 AM
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12. My two cats insist on it
I tried locking them out of the bedroom, but they would just sit at the door and cry.

They're pretty well trained-- at least for cats. They stay at the foot of the bed, usually making a catpile next to my legs. Once I wake up in the morning, they like to each come up to the top of the bed for a snuggle. One at a time, too, never both at once. They're odd that way.

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gollygee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:38 AM
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13. Our cat doesn't like us
she prefers to sleep alone. She prefers to do everything alone.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:45 AM
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18. Ahhh.... One Of Those Ornamental Cats?
"Just feed me, and I'll tolerate you. Don't try to touch me or get cozy with me. I can see you from across the room, and that's good enough for me."
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gollygee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:12 AM
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25. Yes
she shows up every so often but usually is in the basement.

She likes my husband and sits on his lap occasionally. Very occasionally.
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:44 AM
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35. I like that - that's my Evita
Although she will sleep on the edge of the bed. She's taken control of these 2 oversized throw pillows I got from IKEA like 5-6 years ago and they are her beds. She gets very upset if someone else is using them even though there are 2 of them and she can only feasibly sleep on one of them at a time.

Abbott usually sleeps on the sofa in the living room but he always comes to bed in the morning for his morning snuggle!
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Patiod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:09 PM
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36. sounds like the guys I used to date
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:40 AM
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14. My little one always has and always will.
She sleeps under the covers with her head out on the pillow. Hank who is almost 70 lbs. gets on the foot of the bed but realizes it is more comfortable on the floor (he does this EVERY night). Hutch likes to sleep under the bed.
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NV Whino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:41 AM
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15. You mean I have a choice?
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:41 AM
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16. Four Cats....
All have a place on the bed....

Sylvia, named after the Poet, runs into the room if I am anywhere hear and then jumps on my blanket and mews for me to gt into bed so she can snuggle...

The other three, shift between me and Mrs. WCGreen....
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:42 AM
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17. of course they do
and Theodore is usually right on top of my BF and me

Elizabeth sleeps at the foot of the bed or by me
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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:48 AM
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19. Ginger allows Mr. Heidi and me to sleep in the bed with him.
His preferred place is my "hammock," exactly as your cat's favorite place. :thumbsup:
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El Fuego Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:00 AM
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20. My kitty goes up to the bedroom and gets in bed to wait for us
We know it's bedtime when we look around and she's not there.
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RedCloud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:00 AM
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21. I don't have any choice.
They will unleash that python again if they don't get to cuddle.
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:00 AM
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22. The question is, will she allow me? (nt)
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trackfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:10 AM
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23. Currently they're all banned
Edited on Wed Oct-19-05 11:13 AM by gwbsamoron
The cats used to sleep on the bed. After we moved to our present house, one of the cats never wanted to come into the bedroom, but the other still slept on the bed. That was fine when I was unemployed for 21 months, but after I started having to get up early she became too annoying in a sleep-depriving way, so she was banned to the ground floor.

The dog is another story. During the cold winter he wanted to sleep in the bed, so we let him. Even though he is 65 pounds, he was much less troublesome than the cats - and provided warmth. The problem was, he made the bed very, very dirty in very little time. We decided to ban him after the next time we cleaned the sheets. He didn't take it well, and protested by peeing on a bookcase. Finally, a compromise was reached: he now sleeps in his own little bed right next to ours. Everyone seems happy with this arrangement.
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:11 AM
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24. We have been blanketed by cats since we replaced carpet w/ hardwood.
Gotta get more rugs and scatter a few cat beds around the house.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:16 AM
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26. A Cat Blanket... Sounds Cozy... And Maybe Dangerous.
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:30 AM
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31. Mrs. V.'s not happy about it - she can't sleep.
I dig it. I don't really care if I can't sleep. :)
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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:34 AM
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32. Yes -- one kitty sleeps curled around my head
Edited on Wed Oct-19-05 11:34 AM by LostinVA
The other ones are in and out all evening....
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AirmensMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:19 AM
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27. Only one of them.
Our kitties are very Territorial and they all have claimed a piece of furniture as their own. Satchmo claimed the bed ... he's a Mama's boy. :loveya:
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Missy Vixen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:20 AM
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28. One of our boycats orders us to bed
every night. He goes to the foot of the staircase and meows loudly until we get the message. His brother likes to sleep on my head and knead my hair. Did I mention these two weigh 20 lbs. apiece?

Julie
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Tikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:20 AM
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29. Yes. ...Tikki is little and takes...
...up quite a bit of a Cal King mattress...

...push, shove...does not want mom and dad together or any of our body parts to touch, at all.


The Tikkis
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fudge stripe cookays Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:29 AM
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30. Are you kidding?
Fargo is over 100 pounds. He has his own bed!

reprehensor doesn't let him on our bed, but once in awhile, when he's at work, I let Fargo come sit up on there with me and watch some tube. He digs that.

Here is he is on his queen size bed...



fsc
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:50 PM
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42. That's a beautiful dog ...
(and that's coming from a life-long cat person!)
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fudge stripe cookays Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:01 PM
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43. Thanks!
He's my bestest buddy. A total clown, and a real mama's boy.

He's blowing his coat right now, so our rug looks like it has little cotton balls ALL OVER it. No matter how much I vacuum.

{{{{achoo!}}}}
fsc
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:38 AM
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33. Yes, our 5 cats love to sleep with us.
They're not so clingy as to sleep by our heads, though... they mostly sleep next to us and at/on our legs & feet.

Great warmers during winter... but I really want a dog.
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indigo32 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:41 AM
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34. my kitty Cleo does
in the hammock area you describe. Petey prefers his own space.
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noonwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:33 PM
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37. My dog sleeps with me every night, my cat is free to do so
but she generally only does when it's cold. If I'm babysitting my mom's yorkie, she also sleeps with me. If mom's dog is there, my cat will sleep in bed because she will not yield her place to an interloper.
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hyphenate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:35 PM
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38. They sleep with me in bed
All of them. But I call it the "living blanket." They know enough to switch positions if I do. And it makes those cold winter nights a smidge easier and warmer from all the bodily warmth that's spread.
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Texasgal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:38 PM
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39. Ofcourse I do!
This little guy would be really upset if he didn't have his little blankie and pillow!

<img src="" alt="Image hosted by Photobucket.com">
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:40 PM
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40. I can't prevent it.
Even if Mr. Midlo is snoring and I disappear to another room for some sleep, she follows me. She is a very, very sweet mini-dachshund and she has truly bonded with me.

She comes in the office with me every day and sits on the sofa until I go downstairs for lunch. Then she comes back.
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:48 PM
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41. Oh hell yes.
Last night all three kitties were snuggling. I love it. My beautiful white/brown female was warming my stomach for me. I just adore those kitties and I love it when they're happy and purring.
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WeRQ4U Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:08 PM
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44. Big one doesn't like to. Little one sleeps under the COVERS!!
She's only about 5lbs. though.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:13 PM
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45. yup, tim will come & lay feathers & toys around hubby's hand...
lay out his chin & gullet as well, very sweet = ultimate sense of ease, when he realizes we're asleep he'll just curl up & join us :hug:
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:45 PM
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46. Yeah...
My wife and I have a two year old male pom, black and white, with spots...his name is spot, he sleeps with us all the time, and whenever he gets into "trouble" we kick him out of the rooom for a night or too and by god, he throws a fit, and cries...but he is a good dog, mostly... :)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:07 PM
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47. My cat sleeps right up against me, with his head resting on my arm
:-)

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LibertyLover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:26 PM
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48. Pets sleeping in bed
Oh yeah. I've got 2 whippets who sleep with us in bed. They both like to start at the very bottom of the bed, right between my husband and I. The older one tends to stay there, but the puppy wriggles his way up during the night to right under my pillow. I usually wake up with my head on the pillow which is on top of a gently snoring whippet. Occassionally one of the greyhounds spends a couple of hours with us. It's when the Siberian Husky tries to get on the bed that we have a problem because he is so big and hairy. Luckily he only tries about 3 times a year.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:29 PM
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49. Every night Nasha (German Shepherd) started on the foot of the bed
between my feet and Miz t.'s.
And every morning when I awoke she had her head on the pillow between us.
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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:39 PM
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65. Sweet... as long as she's not muddy...
... from playing out in the yard.
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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:33 PM
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50. Nope.
I'm too scared to roll over on it. Plus I'm pretty allergic to pets. Doesn't stop me from having them, but I need to try to keep my sleep area hair free.
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Love Bug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:37 PM
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51. Ha! Reminds me of the time I had a dream I was mowing the lawn...
... and woke up to find my cat draped over my neck, purring!
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Ladyhawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 03:47 PM
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52. I would if I weren't afraid of squishing him.
Still, when I slept on an air bed in the same room with the little guy, I would wake up every morning with this green and yellow lump on my chest. As soon as I opened my eyes, the lump would say, "Hello!" :D
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Nikia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:30 PM
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53. My dog sleeps on our bed
My husband usually ends up kicking him off the bed if he comes to bed while I am still asleep because he steals my husbands spot. We can all fit on our queen sized bed but it usually gets too hot. Out dog likes cuddling up to us.
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:54 PM
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54. I don't have a bed. My cats sometimes will allow me
to work my way in between them on their twin sized bed. It used to be my bed.
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 06:42 PM
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62. same here, except their bed is a king size water bed, and they
let mi slither in between them, around them
Each one has his favorite "nesting" spot". Thomas mostly stays at the foot of the bed, Lewis and Clark like to get on each side of me within a hand's reach so I can pet them while I am falling asleep. Zilla is more random in his sleeping preferences but is very cuddly.

I always know if it got cool during the night because I will wake up with all four of them blanketing me.


If it is balmy out, I may only have one during the night.


My old female cat of 17 years always slept between our pillows at the head of the bed, or right next to me. She liked to be touched.
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EmmaP Donating Member (198 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 05:24 PM
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55. Yup.
Edited on Wed Oct-19-05 05:25 PM by EmmaP
Feeding her kibble is more environmentally friendly than an electric blanket!

The only problem is she is the Incredible Expanding Dog. The minute she falls asleep, her body mass someone quadruples.


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Cannikin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 05:31 PM
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56. My golden retriever shares the bed with my S.O. and I.
and sometimes the cat too!
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 05:35 PM
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57. It's hard to stop them
One of my cats knows how to open the bedroom door, so there's really no simple way I can lock them out.
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TrogL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 05:55 PM
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58. You mean I have a choice?
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Withywindle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 06:13 PM
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59. Lawd yes...
My SO's cat Digory insists on it.

Now, to get this mental image right you have to know that my SO Greg and I share a TWIN bed. Why? Because we have one of those Chicago apartments with the teeny tiny bedrooms. We chose a smaller bed for more floor space. We can do it, we're both skinny. It's cozy. Like we're back in college. <--lies we tell ourselves when we elbow each other in the face by accident in the night.

Digory's a 20-pounder. And he's got a knack for staking out the dead center of the bed and nudging us both to arch our spines in unnatural ways around him.

Bast forbid you should try to read a book in bed instead of paying attention to him. He'll crawl in between and nip your nose.
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William Bloode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 06:20 PM
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61. I don't allow it....
But it happens anyway. I run them away when i go to bed. By the time i get to sleep they have all sneeked back on the bed.

Watching that big bulldog of mine sneak on the bed is funny as hell! I have peeped him acting asleep. He'll be all crouched down taking little baby steps. He gets to the edge and slowly pulls/crawls up. If i make a sound, or move, maybe acxt like i caught him he just freezes. It's so pathetic i can't run him away then.

The cat she just comes from no where. Shes just too sneaky by 1/2.

Funny thing is my wife complains about animals in the bed. Yet she calls them in, and hugs up to them like a doll.
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PopSixSquish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:13 PM
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63. Mine Allows Me to Sleep in the Bed with Him
out of the goodness of his heart.



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mac56 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:19 PM
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64. Oh, absolutely.
We all sleep together. Lovely wife, me, and the two pups. It'd seem unnatural if we weren't all together.
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:42 PM
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67. Do I have a choice?
Edited on Wed Oct-19-05 10:45 PM by ocelot
It's the cats' bed, after all. And I get only a little corner of it, because when you turn the lights out, the cat in your bed magically expands to the size of a water buffalo.
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bunnywhiskers Donating Member (34 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:45 PM
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68. I allow my ferret to sleep with me
He is a good sleeper and warm-blooded.
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Der Blaue Engel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:41 PM
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69. My cats hate each other and both insist on getting as close to me as
felinely possible without actually touching. Leads to some middle-of-the-night fur flying on occasion and pretty much nightly growling and glaring.

They REALLY hate it when my partner sleeps over...it's a small bed, and as you can see, one of the cats is a bit of a porker (that's her in slimmer days, below left). They horn in on his spot when he gets up to go to the bathroom and give him major evil eye when he comes back, daring him to make them move.

They're nutjobs, but I'd hate it if they didn't sleep with me. :)
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abbeyco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:50 PM
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70. They make me allow them!
Wish I had pix, but Yogi the 60 lb Chow/Shep is on one side and Max, the Black Lab 50 lb puppy is on the other side. I get the tiny sliver of sleepdom in between.

Gotta get a King sized bed or figure out how to get them into their own beds.

Fat Bastard, the cat, usually makes a mid-night appearance on some pillows. We're all very cozy and I'm very sleepless most nights - I'd not trade it for a million!
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samplegirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:50 PM
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71. i insist
i cant sleep with my cat on my arm
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Not_Giving_Up Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:52 PM
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72. Of course!
Dora sleeps on my butt if i'm on my stomach. If I'm on my back, she sleeps between my knees. Scribbles is right next to me, all stretched out, belly up. Bear picks a kid most of the time, but sometimes he comes in with me.
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ashling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 12:01 AM
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73. Patches kindly allows us
to sleep in her bed. She will ocassionally sleep in the middle, but most of the time at the foot of the bed. Sometimes she will even allow us to have the bed an she'll sleep on the dresser (thats only when there are clean towels stacked there)
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 12:07 AM
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74. When I'm cat sitting I let the cat sleep in my room
If he chooses to lie in bed with me it's fine, but often he just likes being in the same room with me.
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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 12:12 AM
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75. Yes, and it's 10 pm and my little dog just sauntered in and went to bed.
I really hate it when I have to go in the bedroom and announce, "I'm the alpha. Move over!" It doesn't matter - by morning I'm smushed over to the side anyway. Mr. Blue got this picture of us being lazy on a Saturday. Daizie slept in, Trixie's the one with the bone, and that's me, w-a-y over on the edge.

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txaslftist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 09:35 AM
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77. Only my pet wife.
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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 09:35 AM
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78. IN the bed, no, but on the bed, sure
somehow I just don't like the idea of paws that have been walking in the litterbox roaming between my sheets.
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Mutley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 09:36 AM
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79. Yes.
My older dog jumps into the bed almost every night. The younger dog seems to prefer the floor, but will occasionally be sprawled across my legs when I wake up in the morning.
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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-05 09:43 AM
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80. Not since my dog decided to "mark her territory" on my bed!
My dog used to sleep at the foot of my bed, she made a nice toe warmer but one day I had a friend and her female dog over for a visit. My dog, a female also, did not get along so I put her in the back yard during this short visit. After the visit was over my dog decided to mark her territory on my bed. Now she sleeps in the spare bedroom, my computer room.
She is in her basket/bed behind me snoring away right now. She is no longer allowed in my bedroom!
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