As you already know, cats spend a lot of their time sleeping (about fifty hours a day or 24 hours if they are really tired) and this behavior is good for their health, but do they dream just like humans? Well, according to animal experts, cats can dream.
“Research has shown that all mammals dream. During sleep, the mammalian brain needs to organize and arrange images from the day,”
Dr. Katy Nelson, a senior veterinarian at Chewy, tells Reader’s Digest. “Scientists have concluded through studying rats’ brains that the level of brain activity while doing puzzles or navigating mazes is similar to the activity level measured during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep – the deepest level of sleep–proving that they do dream.”
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