Cat Studies

Study Shows Your Cat May Be The Key To Preventing Memory Loss

While cat lovers don't need a team of scientists to tell them that their feline friends positively impact their lives, a preliminary study sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology offers new and interesting information in favor of pet ownership. According to collected data, your cat could be the key to keeping your memory sharp even as you age. It's...

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Study Shows Cats Can Recognize The Names Of Other Cats

Previous studies and our own experiences have already told us that cats are capable of learning their own names. A new study out of Japan, however, gives us an even deeper look into cat cognition. A team of scientists at Kyoto University set out to determine whether or not cats can learn the names of other cats, and even people....

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Study Shows Cats Communicate Distress With Fake Illnesses

Caring for a creature that doesn't speak the same language comes with challenges. Pet owners rely on body language, behavioral observation, and plain old guesswork in their attempts to better understand their cats and care for their needs. To make things more complicated, a recent study shows cats are capable of communicating in unexpected ways. Researchers from Ohio State University...

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The Five Cat Personality Types

While we already know that no two cats are the same, data from thousands of cat owners now gives us in-depth insight into the minds of our unique feline friends. Just like humans, all cats have personalities. Some are sweet, others sassy, and more than a few know how to be both assertive and affectionate at the same time. You...

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