Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
The familiar word elicits a twitch of the ears or swish of the tail, suggesting felines can distinguish their names from other words.
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names

The familiar word elicits a twitch of the ears or swish of the tail, suggesting felines can distinguish their names from other words.

The familiar word elicits a twitch of the ears or swish of the tail, suggesting felines can distinguish their names from other words.

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