Questions About Cats

do cats understand their names?
Questions About Cats

How Do Cats Learn Their Names?

Cat owners complain that their cat doesn’t approach them when called. This leads some to believe that cats are incapable of learning their own name. But cats can learn their names if you provide the appropriate training. To teach your cat its name, use a voice that your cat associates with pleasure. Cats are very independent, but will respond to a particular sound that results in treats, strokes, play, or other rewards. The earlier in […]

do cats smile or laugh?
Questions About Cats

Do Cats Smile or Grin When Happy?

Everybody wants their pet to be happy and content. With cats, however, it can hard to tell. Felines can appear moody and malcontented one moment, and delightfully chipper the next. Cats are not biologically able to smile. Their brains are not wired to communicate this way. In fact, a feline that appears to be smiling may be trying to mask dental pain. Watch your cat carefully if they have started grinning and acting out of […]