The delights of dozing

There must definitely be a reason that short naps are called ‘cat naps.’

Cats seem to sleep anywhere, noise or no noise, upon a hard wood table or the softest quilt. And they appear to wake refreshed, energy restored.

Einstein and Edison took frequent very short cat naps, especially when they were working on specific, complicated problems. And they certainly accomplished tremendous advancements in their fields.

So why aren’t these measured-by-moments naps called ‘people naps’ ?