Male and female cats respond differently to distressed kittens

Posted by on August 12, 2016 11:37 am
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Female domestic cats adjust their response to kitten calls depending on how urgent they sound, according to a study. Independent of their own experience of raising kittens, female cats distinguish between kitten calls that convey different levels of urgency and react accordingly, researchers have found. Male cats do not adjust their response in similar ways.

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