Can Cats Recognize Their Names?

Cats can identify their names amid other human words and sounds.  

Name Game  

They process language similarly to dogs, linking words to meaning.

Language Skills

Cats learn names through regular association with stimuli.  

Repetition Key 

 Name recognition reflects cats accepting humans in their social circle.

Bonding Benefits   

 More than the name, they respond to emotion and patterns in owner voices. 

Tone Trumps 

Coming when called relates more to rewards than name itself.

Mixed Motivation 

Some cats consistently answer names more than others.  

 Personality Shines  

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