Cats are smart animals. You can tell because they can get humans to serve them without relying on force or bribes. People obey cats simply because they want to, which is the proper way to control an entire race of sentient creatures.

Now the latest research suggests that cats can recognize the names of other pets and humans in a household. Of course, just because a cat may recognize its name and the names of others doesn’t mean your cat will listen to you. That’s just what cats do.

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