Animal Communication

Till recently, some researchers believed that animal communication was ‘mechanical’, and animal languages were primitive, and indeed couldn’t be called languages at all. But hold on a minute. Take cats, for example. Cats communicate differently from humans. And often, their methods of communication are much more effective and successful. Felinologically speaking, using their methods (which... Continue Reading →

Animals have the same basic emotions as humans

Animals have the same basic emotions as humans, but there are some differences. The main difference between animal emotions and human emotions is that animals don’t have mixed emotions (for example, love-hate relationships with each other) the way most humans do. That’s why animals are loyal. If they love you, they love you no matter... Continue Reading →

Animals’ Intelligence and IQ Test

Just because humans (HSs) do not know (and cannot imagine) animals' abilities, and always judge them by human standards does not mean animals (nHSs) are of lower intelligence. Intelligence is a relative notion. There are many vague definitions of it that can be summarised as: 'Intelligence is what we measure with intelligence tests'. I'd define... Continue Reading →

And again about animal intelligence

In the beginning of the twentieth century, a retired German mathematics teacher discovered what he thought to be amazing capabilities and human-like intelligence in his horse Hans. Hans seemed to know many facts from different discipline and could answer questions (by tapping his foot an appropriate number of times to indicate the right answer.). The... Continue Reading →

Dasha meows in Hungarian as well

I’ve never thought that meowing in a foreign language changes your appearance 🙂 When I received the cover for my book in Hungarian I should have been offended as Dasha had been replaced with an imposter (or she’d been under plastic surgery), but how can you not like this Hungarian Dasha? She’s so cute, isn’t... Continue Reading →

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