As nouns the difference between catnap and catnip
is that catnap
is a brief, light sleep while catnip
is (botany) any of the about 250 species of flowering plant of the genus nepeta
, family lamiaceae, certain of which are said to have medicinal qualities.
As a verb catnap
is to take a catnap.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A brief, light sleep.
To take a catnap.
To kidnap a cat.
(botany) Any of the about 250 species of flowering plant of the genus Nepeta , family Lamiaceae, certain of which are said to have medicinal qualities.
(and perhaps other species), which are well-known for causing an apparently harmless pheromone-based intoxication among certain cats.
- Some cats go bonkers over catnip ; others ignore it.