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May 8, 2019

Cats Recognize Their Names--But May Not Respond

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Today's Nerdy Curio is brought to you by 60-Second Science. Felines move their ears, heads and tails more when they hear their names, compared to when they hear similar words. Jim Daley reports.

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Aired April 30, 2019

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Connie S
I had a beautiful ginger cat named Salem whose ears would twitch when he heard his name and would often come to me when I called him. But as for teaching all cats to do that?? That would infringe on the natural behavior known as “catitude”!
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