The dog-cat-dog sandwich is ideal for keeping a cat warm

Dog-cat-dog sandwich

My cat does the same but he has my legs on either side of him. He loves the position as he receives the maximum amount of warmth from me. It usually happens when I am in bed on the computer. He conveniently moves off my lap so I can use the computer and moves down my legs into the sandwich position.

The behavior is based on the domestic cat’s love of a warm ambient temperature, a trait inherited from the domestic cat’s wild cat ancestor. There is also the emotional warmth that such a sleeping position provides both for the cat and the dogs. It is another example of interspecies relationships benefiting both species.


Stray dog found cuddling five abandoned kittens in the snow in Canada

A stray dog, who has been named Serenity by the rescue centre where she now resides, was found cuddling newborn ...
Read More

True love between young cheetah and rescue dog

"After a long day of play it is time to snuggle". And it is time to cuddle up together and ...
Read More

One-year-old Beagle becomes ‘mom’ to adorable pair of kittens

The dog is Daisy. They live in Staplehurst, Kent. The kittens are Fletcher and Dexter. The human is Jane Whitton, ...
Read More

Magpie is friends with tabby cat and kangaroo (cute video)

Female magpie 'Ninja' was reared by hand in Australia and it shows. Her name gives an indication as to her ...
Read More

Morris (cat) and Champy (horse) have made each other happy for 6 years

Morris was born at an animal shelter and was adopted at 9 months of age. Champy who was 12 months ...
Read More

Interspecies friendship: donkey and domestic cat

Interspecies friendships are one of my favorite topics. Here we have a sweet-looking young donkey and a cute farm cat ...
Read More

Pigeon lays a cat and protects her chick

A pigeon protects her chick who is a kitten. It is an interspecies friendship. One more. There are many ...
Read More

Cat and duck are best friends at a dog rescue center in Atlanta, Georgia

This is a classic interspecies relationship. Both are rescue animals and both are at a dog rescue! They genuinely are ...
Read More

Cat eats bunny friend’s greens to be friendly

Is the title right? This cat is friendly with the rabbit and the rabbit is eating bunny food....with his cat ...
Read More

Grey cat raises 4 red squirrels. Why?

This grey feline mother living in Crimea readily took on the burden of raising four red squirrels. It makes a ...
Read More

Cat receives a thorough drenching of a bath from a deer

I love these sorts of videos. I call them interspecies friendships or relationships. I've seen quite a few deer-cat friendships ...
Read More

Parrot Plays Peekaboo With A Cat

The soundtrack confirms what you see in the video, that the parrot is definitely playing peekaboo with this domestic cat ...
Read More

20-year-old convalescing indoor cat wants to meet a deer

There is an instinctive desire by this elderly cat to meet the deer outside the window. He is certainly inquisitive ...
Read More

Please comment here using either Facebook or WordPress comments. Comments are welcome.
Michael Broad

Hi, I am 70-years-of-age at 2019. For 14 years before I retired at 57, I worked as a solicitor in general law specialising in family law. Before that I worked in a number of different jobs including professional photography. I have a longstanding girlfriend, Michelle. We like to walk in Richmond Park which is near my home because I love nature and the landscape (as well as cats and all animals).

Recent Posts

Orange, red, yellow, ginger or marmalade cats

Different groups of people use different descriptive words for the red (usually tabby) cat. Geneticists use orange Breeders use red.…

17 mins ago

Outdoor domestic cats generally wander fairly close to home

ABC News San Diego have commented on an Australian survey of outdoor domestic cat wanderings and their conclusion is incorrect…

3 hours ago

Please screw lids on food jars before disposing of them to protect stray cats and other animals

It is not uncommon for domestic, stray or feral cats to get their heads stuck in open food jars. It…

4 hours ago

Are jaguarundi dangerous to humans?

Are jaguarundi dangerous to humans? Under nearly all circumstances in the wild jaguarundis are not dangerous to humans as they…

21 hours ago

Policeman allegedly shoots dead a friendly, neutered ginger cat at Durban airport

This is a strange story and I'm going to guess that it is an incomplete one. I say that because…

1 day ago

73% of cats with feline leukaemia survived and thrived on RetroMAD1

A press release on the website from Singapore dated December 5, 2019 tells us that a research article recently…

1 day ago