Everybody knows that cats like their sleep, but what cats don’t realize is that humans also cherish their rest. Or, more likely, they do know and they simply don’t care, because as every cat owner will know, our feline friends love nothing more than waking us up.

Italics the cat is no exception to this rule. He likes to wake his owner up at 4am every day. But as you can see from the video below (which has already been viewed over 1 million times on YouTube), his owner, Atlanta-based writer Nicholas Tecosky, recently decided to play Italics at his very own game by waking him up at 4pm. The result? One very smug human, and one very confused cat…

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“My cat wakes me up at 4am every morning. I repaid the favor at 4pm yesterday”