An early morning bout of meowing or door-scratching by your cats - whether they miss you or just want to be fed again - can really disrupt your sleep cycle. Here are some creative ideas passed down by cat people on how to deal with this:
¢ Set up a fan outside your bedroom door pointed at the lower part of the door. Cats hate having air blown on their face so they might give up coming in.
¢ Keep a spray bottle of water handy and when he begins meowing, either spray your cat's paws under the door (if the crack is wide enough) or open the door quickly and spray his body with a little water.
¢ If your cat scratches your door instead of meowing at it, try putting up bubble paper, or some double-sided tape on the lower part of the door where his claws are scratching.