Cat twitching during sleep is often normal. These gentle movements can indicate dreaming or the REM sleep phase.
Cats may twitch while dreaming of hunting or playing. It's a sign of their active dream world.
Twitches can occur as your cat's muscles relax during deep sleep. It's a natural part of the sleep cycle.
Cat twitching can result from the nervous system sending signals. These movements are typically harmless.
While rare, twitching may be a sign of seizures. If it's severe or consistent, consult your vet.
The sleep position can affect twitching. Curled-up cats may twitch less than those stretched out.
Monitor your cat's twitching. If it seems distressing, offer comfort and a gentle wake-up.