Caturday Night’s All Right For Napping

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March 16 2013 8:00 AM

Caturday Night’s All Right For Napping

I haven’t done a Caturday post in a long time, not since I moved here to Slate at least. And I pulled a muscle in my arm, making it hard to type long, in-depth astronomy posts, so I figure why not?

Cat sleeping on blankets
Well, it is squatterday. Click to felixenate.

Image credit: Phil Plait

We washed our TV-watching blankets, and my wife stacked them on the chair. The cat decided this would be the best place ever to camp out. We haven’t been able to budge her in hours.

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Clearly, our cat thinks she’s royalty. But then, why couldn’t she feel the pea under those blankets?

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death from the Skies!