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Do Cats Know They’re Cats?

Discussion in 'Games / Pics / Jokes / Stories' started by Psalm23, Nov 27, 2021.

  1. Psalm23

    Psalm23 Well-Known Member

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    Do cats know they are cats? Do you ever tell cats “ you’re a cat”? Sometimes I tell my cats they are cats. :catface:
     
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    I do the same!

    I wish they'd tell me what the heck I am...
     
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    Kooky Freedom from Sanity

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    I call every cat "kitty-cat" out of principle, even when I do know their names.
     
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  4. anna.

    anna. Tried and waited then got tired, that's about it

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    I tell my cat I'm the alpha cat but he still doesn't listen to me.
     
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    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    Cats all know that everyone else is beneath them.
     
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  6. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Only when they misbehave. They actually tell me, "I'm just a cat"!
     
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    F1fan Well-Known Member

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    I think he's referring to jazz musicians. Yes, they cool and know it.
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    I'll give you that Katz!

     
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    I have :)
    I told him that he's a handsome boy too
     
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  10. Heyo

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    I tell a cat who is overly angsty "you're a *****".

    Edit: Damn it swear word filter!
    That's a perfectly valid name for a cat. [And a synonym for a coward, which makes the pun work and you censor me just because some use it as a synonym for the female anatomy. Learn some context!]
     
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  11. Seeker of White Light

    Seeker of White Light Veteran Member

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    Do a cat know the word cat :confused: if they do, they are not cats because cat is a human word :oops:
     
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    Seeker of White Light Veteran Member

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    Starts with a P and ends with sy :confused:
     
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    Seeker of White Light Veteran Member

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    So that's why my cat stomps on me every morning o_O
     
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    Some of 'em know quite a few words...

    Maybe my cats are becoming a bit human, or I'm becoming a bit cat.
     
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  15. Truthseeker

    Truthseeker Non-debating member when I can help myself

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    My wife Sara claims that when our cats became older they said words. I guess I wasn't listening close enough.
     
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  16. Seeker of White Light

    Seeker of White Light Veteran Member

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    Something tells me @Trailblazer know a thing or two about that :confused:
     
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    I call them all puss-cat.
     
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    I'm sure they know that other cats are of the same tribe as they are, i.e. not foxes or birds or dogs.

    But I doubt that they have an actual thought symbol to articulate the idea to themselves that cathood is the thing that unites them and that they themselves are cats.
     
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  19. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    They can condisend to pick up a few human words, 'food' and 'treats' sees them running from all directions. And we have 3 that can definitely say what sounds like 'out' if they want a door opening for them.
     
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    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    You should feel privileged to have
    any attention from a cat...even abuse.
     
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