Kittens are a bit different to puppies and human babies in that they'll generally spend most of their day away. However, when they sleep, like in these pictures, we're sure you'll agree they're darned cute, and we're sure you'll say "awww."

Aside from maybe breaking the internet with their cuteness, it's interesting that as a kitten grows, it can go from having bundles of energy and sleeping for around a few hours a day, to growing up and sleeping for up to 18 hours from 24.

As always, vote for which sleeping kitty is your favourite, and feel free to share any similar images you have, too.

#1

Baby wigglefloof

Baby wigglefloof

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KamyCarmen
Community Member
5 years ago

This cutie must be from Sheldon's song because looks just like a little ball of fur ("Soft kitty,/ Warm kitty,/ Little ball of fur,/ Happy kitty,/ Sleepy kitty,/ Purr, purr, purr.")

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#2

Omar Asleep In A Tissue Box

Omar Asleep In A Tissue Box

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PatriciaHunter
Community Member
5 years ago

So Cute!

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#3

Mom And Her Baby

Mom And Her Baby

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TerryHickman
Community Member
5 years ago

Safe and warm. Luffly.

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#4

Nap Time

Nap Time

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KristieCathcart
Community Member
5 years ago

That's the best use for those shoes in my book! :3

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#5

Sleeping Cat

Sleeping Cat

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skyblue
Community Member
5 years ago

Those ears :'33

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#6

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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AmaranthimTalon
Community Member
5 years ago

Cute book mark. Don't close the book!

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#7

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

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PatriciaHunter
Community Member
5 years ago

Adorable

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#8

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

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RenaSim
Community Member
5 years ago

I feel this way too now....awww tired

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#9

Friends

Friends

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DaniseHaley
Community Member
5 years ago

That party last night was offly crazy, i wish we taped it....

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#10

Sleeping Kitties

Sleeping Kitties

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DianeSilverberg
Community Member
5 years ago

I want to rub their bellies!

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#11

Sleeping With A Friend

Sleeping With A Friend

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LuciaLintnerová
Community Member
5 years ago

aww ... my heart

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#12

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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ScooterJohnson
Community Member
5 years ago

I think he's drunk....

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#13

Kitty Sleeping On A Glass Table

Kitty Sleeping On A Glass Table

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DaniseHaley
Community Member
5 years ago

Turkish van is parked for the night

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#14

Kittie

Kittie

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DaniseHaley
Community Member
5 years ago

The successful hunter is a patient one

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#15

Gremlin Is That You?

Gremlin Is That You?

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DaniseHaley
Community Member
5 years ago

Lol wheres the rest of em?

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#16

My Fiancé Brought Home A New Kitty Today, I Was Not Amused, Then This Happened

My Fiancé Brought Home A New Kitty Today, I Was Not Amused, Then This Happened

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HauntedSanDiego
Community Member
5 years ago

Can't resist that belly, can you? Muhahaha

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#17

Sleeping Buddies

Sleeping Buddies

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CarolWoodward
Community Member
5 years ago

Soo cute!

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#18

Hug

Hug

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DaniseHaley
Community Member
5 years ago

Ill always protect u bro

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#19

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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SamiraPeri
Community Member
5 years ago

Sleepyblep.

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#20

Pocket Kitten

Pocket Kitten

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VikiBanaszak
Community Member
5 years ago

Too tiny to be away from moma yet

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#21

Best Sleeping Pose Ever

Best Sleeping Pose Ever

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VikiBanaszak
Community Member
5 years ago

It is foldable for your convience.

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#22

Got A New Kitty. Got This Picture After He Ran Around For Hours

Got A New Kitty. Got This Picture After He Ran Around For Hours

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JoAldridge
Community Member
4 years ago

Awwww

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#23

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

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#24

Tiny Kitty Pile

Tiny Kitty Pile

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NinaMack
Community Member
5 years ago

Its like finding a needle in a cat stack.

#25

Comfortable Enough Kitties

Comfortable Enough Kitties

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#26

My Girlfriend Made A Sleeping Bag For Our 2 Week Old Foster Kitty

My Girlfriend Made A Sleeping Bag For Our 2 Week Old Foster Kitty

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Pemberton
Community Member
5 years ago

cat burrito!

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#27

My Kitty With His Favorite Snorlax

My Kitty With His Favorite Snorlax

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#28

Thanks, No More Vine Today

Thanks, No More Vine Today

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LesleyHenson
Community Member
5 years ago

He didn't get in there by himself.

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#29

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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#30

My Kitty Sleeping Where It Fits

My Kitty Sleeping Where It Fits

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#31

Tiny Kitty Is The Big Spoon

Tiny Kitty Is The Big Spoon

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#32

Icat

Icat

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SreyaGhosh
Community Member
4 years ago

That's a lovely phone case!

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#33

Sleeping Kitten

Sleeping Kitten

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#34

Here's A Baby Kitty Someone Left On My Boyfriend's Porch This Summer

Here's A Baby Kitty Someone Left On My Boyfriend's Porch This Summer

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AmyRadie
Community Member
5 years ago

He kept it, now thats a special guy, maybe even a keeper.

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#35

Sleeping Kitten

Sleeping Kitten

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#36

Chosen Sleeping Place Of My New Kitty

Chosen Sleeping Place Of My New Kitty

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MichelleGoldsmith
Community Member
5 years ago

That's where my kitty used to sleep. She's climb up and put her nose in my ear and purr (loudly!). It was even more fun when she grew up! But I never minded. We had her for almost 16 years, miss her, she looked just like this one...

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#37

A Handful Of Kitty

A Handful Of Kitty

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#38

Sleeping Kitten

Sleeping Kitten

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#39

Tender And Ugli Brotherly Hug

Tender And Ugli Brotherly Hug

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Monika Napierala
Community Member
2 months ago

2 cat

#40

Peaceful Day

Peaceful Day

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#41

Little Friends

Little Friends

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maggiemoonbeam
Community Member
4 years ago

Sleepover!

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#42

After A Long Hard Day

After A Long Hard Day

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Monika Napierala
Community Member
2 months ago

like a stuffed animal

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#43

I Think My New Kitty Likes My Bed

I Think My New Kitty Likes My Bed

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

I love that big ole grin.

#44

Bono And His First Days In New Home

Bono And His First Days In New Home

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maggiemoonbeam
Community Member
4 years ago

Beautiful boy!

#45

Kitties Sleeping Are Just Too Cute

Kitties Sleeping Are Just Too Cute

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#46

Funny Sleeping Cat

Funny Sleeping Cat

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#47

Sleeping Kitties

Sleeping Kitties

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#48

Kitties Are Acrobats Even In Their Sleeps. This Is Kelly.

Kitties Are Acrobats Even In Their Sleeps. This Is Kelly.

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CindyJohnston
Community Member
5 years ago

No, I think the picture is upside down.

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#49

Kitty Was Crying Even After Bottle-fed. Wrapped And Rocked Him In A Blankie

Kitty Was Crying Even After Bottle-fed. Wrapped And Rocked Him In A Blankie

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SarahHuffman
Community Member
5 years ago

Thank you

#50

Sleepy Kitty

Sleepy Kitty

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RumbidzaiUsenga
Community Member
5 years ago

hungover kitty.... too kewt!!!

#51

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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#52

Sleeping Kitten

Sleeping Kitten

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ShaherisSuhel
Community Member
4 years ago

I cant figure out. Where is the face? I only see fur. Its so cute.

#53

Sleeping Babies

Sleeping Babies

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maggiemoonbeam
Community Member
4 years ago

I want them ALL!

#54

Sleeping Kitten

Sleeping Kitten

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#55

My Kitty Is Sleeping

My Kitty Is Sleeping

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#56

Happy Cat

Happy Cat

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#57

Perfect For Kitten

Perfect For Kitten

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Monika Napierala
Community Member
4 weeks ago

so cute

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#58

Feeling So Relaxed..

Feeling So Relaxed..

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#59

Firepaw Hard At Work.

Firepaw Hard At Work.

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MichelleGoldsmith
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks just like the Firefox logo!!

#60

Kitty 'leeps In Kitty Heaps.

Kitty 'leeps In Kitty Heaps.

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#61

Pippa Kitten Dozing

Pippa Kitten Dozing

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#62

My New Maple Syrup Kitty Enjoys Sleeping Like A Baby

My New Maple Syrup Kitty Enjoys Sleeping Like A Baby

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Monika Napierala
Community Member
1 month ago

sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute

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#63

My Kitten Having A Nap

My Kitten Having A Nap

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#64

Baby Kitten

Baby Kitten

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Monika Napierala
Community Member
2 months ago

soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute

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#65

Fluid Kitties

Fluid Kitties

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#66

Simba Sleeping

Simba Sleeping

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#67

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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#68

My Kitty Sleeping With A Derpy Face

My Kitty Sleeping With A Derpy Face

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#69

Just My Kitty Sleeping

Just My Kitty Sleeping

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#70

What's Better Than Cuddles In The Winter

What's Better Than Cuddles In The Winter

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#71

Grey On The Pouf

Grey On The Pouf

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#72

Believe Me, It's Not A Fur Hat.

Believe Me, It's Not A Fur Hat.

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KarenKelly
Community Member
4 years ago

It's a Tribble!

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#73

Zappa In The Bowl

Zappa In The Bowl

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#74

Cute Sleeping Kitty

Cute Sleeping Kitty

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#75

Brothers Love

Brothers Love

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#76

Dolly

Dolly

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#77

Morning Cuddle With Mallory

Morning Cuddle With Mallory

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#78

Gamer Cat

Gamer Cat

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#79

Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties

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#80

Worn Out New Mother.

Worn Out New Mother.

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#81

Frida Sleeping In The Winter

Frida Sleeping In The Winter

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MPaulaWhelan
Community Member
5 years ago

She looks good in purple.

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#82

Our Kittens, Freyr And Fenrir, Just After We Got Them!

Our Kittens, Freyr And Fenrir, Just After We Got Them!

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#83

Best Friends Nap

Best Friends Nap

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#84

Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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