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Come on, Krista, think about this carefully. You are teaching Cooper to equate food/treats with love and teaching him to become obese. You really don't want to be giving Cooper treats at night, for his health as well as yours. waking you numerous times a night can have an effect on your overall health and make your pain worse. Feeding people and animals is not really treating them it is making them fat. You don't want an overweight kitty just because you chose food to show your love. If he gets obese the vet will just make you take away the treats and maybe some food. How will he feel then? Use treats to teach then encourage actions that you want, such as crating every day so that you know it will be easy when he has to go to the vet if the only time he crates he has to go to the vet it will become a chore eventually for most animals. Use it a couple times a day to make him come when you call so if he gets out again he will come to you. Love him without treats, especially at night. Perhaps switch his night feeding to later so that he has things to eat while you are asleep. And I said this out of love so please don't be offended. My heart tells me to do the same thing but I have lived a life of being treated by grandparents and great-grandparents to show their love. When I need love now what do I do? Yep, you got it.