My Site - How Many Hours a Day do Cats Sleep Just like my favorite animal the chinchilla, cats are crepuscular creatures, meaning they’re most active around dawn and twilight. This stems from their ancestry of being predators who hunt at night in search of prey (including rodents, which is what a chinchilla is). Because of this, cats tend to sleep an average of 15 hours a day, and sometimes as many as 20. A creature that does th... Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:37:22 UTC en