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Life is always better after a cat nap

Life is always better after a cat nap


Are you struggling with something in your life? Did someone forget to feed you? Do you have a hairball in your stomach and you are having a hard time coughing it up? Are you depressed because you don’t have thumbs and can’t open the can of  Classic Pâté?

I am so sorry that life feels hard now. I really do. Please let me help you.


Please find a sunbeam, and lay down in it. Close your eyes and feel the warmth from the sun. Take deep breaths and relax.

Rest is healing. The warmth from the sun is healing.

I know your problem feels big. It may feel like a huge boulder.


Life is always better after a cat nap.

Please message me privately if you don’t want to share your burden publicly, or if you would like prayer. [email protected]

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Now I will go and find a sunbeam.

All my best,
Love Pooh

p.s. This is Charlie in the photograph.

About Pooh Hodges

I have had a hard life. Born to a single mother in a back alley in Wisconsin. I never knew my father. My sister died young. I am writing my story. Look for it.

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  • Berdeane Bodley

    Do hope you are feeling better after your nap in your sunbeam. I was going to have a nap today, the phone rang & an hour later I thought ” to heck with this” got up & here I am writing to Pooh.

  • Hello Pooh! My cat Willow wanted me to let you know that her favorite place to nap is curled up right next to me– it always makes both of us feel better!

    • Dearest Lovely One and Willow,
      Curling up next to a loved one is better than a sunbeam. Love from a friend trumps everything.
      Wishing you all the best,
      Love Pooh

  • Marie

    Hi Pooh —

    William the Orange here. Thank you for your very nice reply yesterday. I do agree humans are trainable and catnaps is one of the things my mom does really well. She learned from us and we keep her company when she needs to rest. She has a lot of depression and illness so she needs extra rest and cat naps are the best thing! I am her main kitty when it comes to snuggling so I’m sure that helps too! She gets very lonely so she needs us kitties. You are a very smart cat I!!
    William the Orange

    • My dearest William the Orange,
      Please give a deep purr to Marie from me. I am so sorry to hear Marie has a lot of depression and illness. I pray she will always feel loved and that she knows how precious she is.
      Catnaps and snuggling is the best medicine.
      All my best,
      Love Pooh

  • Harold

    Catnaps are great, so is having a cat napping in your lap, no matter how difficult of a day I may have had, having a cat or two or three sharing the couch/recliner with me just makes the stress of life go away. As a reward I always leave the drapes open so that there will be plenty of sunbeams for my cats to enjoy.

    • Good Evening Harold,
      You are a very kind human. How nice of you to leave the drapes open for your cats.
      And the cats are kind to you by sharing the recliner. I am glad they help to take away your stress. Maybe you need to do yoga as well? Perhaps the Cats Pose?
      All my best,
      Love Pooh