Cats have a well-deserved reputation for being exceptionally intelligent, and it would appear that cats are indeed aware of a thing or two, even their own names.
You might have discovered that after a certain amount of time has passed, your feline companion will answer when its name is called.
So, what exactly is taking place here? If they reply to their names, do cats understand what they're being called, or is it something else?
In this guide about cats, TAG24 will help you determine whether or not cats are aware of their own names.
Even if it is called by an unfamiliar person, cats are still able to recognize and respond to their own names
according to a study that was recently published in the journal Scientific Reports.
In the study that was conducted in Japan, researchers from Sophia University in Tokyo watched 78 household cats across the country.
They asked both cat owners and random people to call each cat's name while videotaping the cats' reactions.