Cats Who Are Celebrating Back-to-school Season

Dogs may be disappointed that it's time for the kids to go back to school, but we know some cats who are positively thrilled to have the house to themselves again. You can play hide-and-seek only so many times, you know?

And just how do they celebrate this most wonderful time of year? We found a few kitties who were happy to show us how they party when the house is empty. Hint: It often involves sunbeams and soft surfaces.

I'm going to lie on this section of floor, and this section of floor, and this section of floor. Also, that one. It's gonna be a busy day.

black cat lounging
Luna is a 3-year-old black cat whose photo was submitted by her owner, Susana Quinteros.

Please cancel my 2 p.m. grooming appointment. I want to soak up an extra hour of windowsill solitude.

cute cat in window
Webster is a 4-year-old orange tabby who was adopted in 2010. "He is full of life and always wants to play," says Diane Stock.

As a general rule: The more blankets and toys, the better the party.

cute cat in blanket
This picture of 3-month-old Holly Peño was taken on her first day in her new home. "She has definitely been a little model since day one," says Krystal Doucette.

Make sure to take advantage of aaallll thaaaat rooooom and stretch out.

cute orange kitten stretching
"Benny [pictured here], mom and five brothers and sisters were captured on June 28. I think he enjoys the regular meals in his new, not-so-wild home," says Brenda Griffin.

When the baby's away at preschool, the cat will play — in the bouncy seat. Mmm, smells like milk.

cute cat in baby seat
Lucky Kitty, a 4-year-old male cat, is much loved by his family, Josie Feldt says.

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