Perhaps it's the cold of the mornings and the coziness of his basket (right now under the bed to prevent the Little-one to play with it.) Stepan likes to sleep until late, even after the rest of the family is up.
It takes a lot of effort even to wake him up!
Finally he decides it. A good, long cat-stretch is always necessary after such a good night's sleep!
"Here I am, happy now?"
"BTW, anybody mentioned the word Breakfast?"
Perhaps if you comb your whiskers first?