Ebisu the cat and her owner Fumi Higaki  (Screenshot: Fugazza et al/Animal Cognition)

Extremely Good Cat Learns to Copy Human Movements

Feline intelligence may be more impressive than we’ve appreciated, at least according to a new study. The research claims to present the first evidence that cats can recognise and then mimic human behaviour on command — a feat that only a few other animals, including dogs, are known to do.

Does Your Cat Actually Hate You?

Dogs wear their hearts on their sleeves. Cats ” or at least some cats, some of the time ” can spend years at your side without making it totally clear that they know, or care, who you are. An expression vaguely resembling contentment flits across their face and you think,…