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Take care when naming your cat. According to a veterinarian, if you want puss to take any notice of you, you should pick a name that sounds high-pitched.
Canadian veterinarian Dr Uri Burstyn says cats' ears are finely attuned to higher noises. Ideally, you want your cat’s name to end in a high frequency, since that’s the kind of sound cats hear best and naturally pay attention to. After all, mice squeak and birds chirp. They have more trouble hearing low-frequency sounds. So Felix or Garfield aren't ideal names but Fluffy is fine.
And that's why "kitty kitty" works pretty well to get a cat to listen to you. It's a squeaky sound.
Below Dr. Uri, helped by his friend Lancelot, shows how the right name can get your cat's attention.
If you more ideas of what to name your cat and to read the wonderful poem The Naming Of Cats by T.S. Eliot, look at another post here.
Take a look at the book below - written by Toffee, the sassiest cat in the world!
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