After his owner posted amusing footage of his ginger cat snarling in his sleep, the cat became famous.
A TikTok user named lokithegingercat_ showed Loki the cat's unusual behaviour. "Never before! Cutest thing ever! "captions the footage.
The 11-second video has garnered over 3.8 million views from amazed pet lovers. Cats are known to sleep a much. Most cats sleep 15–20 hours a day.
Do they dream of mice or dogs? Mikel Delgado, a cat behaviour specialist and postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
We detect patterns of brain activity, including low-amplitude, high-frequency patterns and physical responses, that suggest cats are in what is called paradoxical sleep, or REM sleep
This suggests cats dream. The cat behaviourist can guess their dreams. He believed cats dreamed about their daily life, including their human and animal companions.
The ginger cat hisses while sleeping in his owner's video. Is he fighting an imaginary dog or reliving a day with animals? It appears so.
However, seeing a cat hissing in his sleep was unusual, and social media was astonished."I've never seen a cat do that before," Milissa Goodgion said.
Coolbluecarpet agreed with Loki's owner that "this is the sweetest thing I've ever seen," while Modern Vintage Studio liked "the little nose movement" the cat made.
"Definitely giving out them paws of life in his dreams," while SpicyMama stated he was "threatening those squirrels."