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How Smart is Your Cat ?

Cat lovers would argue that felines are smarter than the average pet.But now you can put your furry friend to the test and find out just how smart they really are with a new book,Test Your Cat : The Cat IQ Test. So do you have a top cat or a muddled moggy ? Just answer these few simple questions then tally up the points at the end to find out.

1) Does your cat eat or requests food on a regular schedule ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

2) Does your cat show displeasure with the food it is given ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

3) Does it recognise the sounds which precede feeding ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d)Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

4) Does it sleep in the same place every night ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

5) Does it watch movements around it ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

6) Is it able to watch moving objects with its eyes only ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

7) Does it make various sounds to request different needs ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

Does it show or display feelings toward other animals or people in the household ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

9) Does it favour one paw to wash its face,play with toys etc ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

10) Does it sit on or near adults and makes sounds showing pleasure ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

11) Does it react to music ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

12) Is it aware of passing time ?

a) Never (1 point) b) Seldom (2 points) c) Often (3 points) d) Usually (4 points) e) Always (5 points)

CAT PERFORMANCE TEST

13) If you touch or stroke your cat lightly around the mouth area with your finger does it . . . .

a) Close its eyes (2 points)

b) Shake its head (2 points)

c) Lick its mouth (4 points)

14) Ring a bell behind your cat,does it . . . .

a) Move or twitch its ears (2 points)

b) Turn head partly around (2 points)

c) Turn head completely around to find out where the noise is coming from (4 points)

15) Pull a string slowly across the floor in front of your cat,does it....

a) Watch with its eyes (2 points)

b) Touch with its nose (2 points)

c) Grab with paw or paws (4 points)

BONUS POINTS

If your cat is able to make sounds upon requests (4 points)

If it can sit, stand or roll over on request (4 points)

If it is able to pass any item from paw to paw or hit it back and forth in the air (4 points)

If it has learned to use the toilet instead of the litter box (4 points)

If it is able to balance on its hind legs for at least 5 seconds (4 points)

If it has learned to walk on hind legs for at least 5 steps (4 points)

POINTS OFF

If your cat continually runs into walls or doors (Deduct 1 point)

If your cat goes to sleep on a ledge and falls off while sleeping (Deduct 1 point)

Constantly sits, sleeps or stands in his food dish (Deduct 1 point)

Sleeps in a closet or drawer and ends up trapped inside (Deduct 1 point)

Jumps on to the toilet while the seat is up and falls in (Deduct 1 point)

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RESULTS

BELOW 50 : Below normal -

Your cat may be in need of special assistance to cope with its daily routine.

50-60 : Low Normal -

Your cat is friendly but with minor weakness in communication

60-70 : Normal -

Your cat is able to cope with usual demands.

70-80 : Above Normal -

Your cat displays common sense and strong social skills.

80-90 : Superior -

Your cat is clever and able to grasp new information quickly.

90 or above : Genius -

Your cat is gifted and extremely bright.

Mine 63.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-20-2005, 01:26 AM Thread Starter
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Please close this topic since it is already here:
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