It’s no secret that having a good night’s sleep is one of these holy things we don’t really experience that often. Blame it on stress, room temperature, eating too much before bed, or the wrong phase of the moon, but sometimes the reason is much more mysterious.

But one woman who goes by the handle @susieandmollie on TikTok had had enough of constant fatigue after what seemed to be a decent night’s sleep. So she set up a night cam to find out what was up. Sooner than she knew it, the culprit was busted in plain sight, prodding her from 11 pm till 3 am straight like there was no tomorrow for either of them.

So, ladies and gents, meet Ginger, the sneaky cat with cattitude also known as a serial nocturnal prodder.

This TikToker who always felt tired in the mornings set up a night cam to see what could be waking her up, and the culprit was finally busted

@susieandmolliecattitude 😹 #nightmare #cat #pet #nightvision #sleep #cattok #nosleeptonightagain #nosleep #ginger #gingercat #gingercatsoftiktok #claws♬ Sneaky Snitch – Kevin MacLeod

And here’s shot by shot of what happened in the video, which has been viewed 266.6k times on TikTok

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Image credits: susieandmollie

Image credits: susieandmollie

Image credits: susieandmollie

Image credits: susieandmollie

Bored Panda reached out to Susie, the woman behind this viral video featuring her sneaky meowzer waking up her at night. Susie, who works from home with a small business of building showjumps called “Horses 4 Courses Showjumps,” told us that she got her now internet-famous feline Ginger 15 years ago.

“We got Ginger and his brother Brock in 2005 as kittens at 8 weeks old. They are both now 16 and very much loved members of the family.” Turns out, “Ginger is definitely the needy one out of them both.” Susie also said he loves being around her all day and evenings. And nights… from what we’ve seen so far in the clip.

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Image credits: susieandmollie

Image credits: susieandmollie

Apart from two cats, Susie has two horses, Mollie and Echo, “and Mollie is, of course, the Mollie from my TikTok name,” she said, referring to her TikTok handle @susieandmollie. Susie has amassed 4317 followers and 82.1K likes on the video-sharing app.

When asked about Ginger’s viral behavior that keeps her up at night, Susie explained that he does so because he wants to cuddle. “He doesn’t like to go under the covers as he gets too hot, so he prefers me to wrap my arm around him. He sleeps for a few hours, then leaves.”

“If I don’t wake up right away, he continues to prod me till I do,” Susie said and added he is still doing this, yet she assured us that she wouldn’t want it any other way.

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Image credits: susieandmollie

Susie could never have expected her TikTok to go as viral as it did. “I had hoped the TikTok would get likes, but I was blown away with over 39k! And all the comments!”

And here’s what other people had to say about this unlikely disturber