Posted on Aug 03, 2009 | Comments 0
A new study confirms that pet cats are much similar to humans. In the study conducted with 42 cats for a period of seven days it was concluded that, like humans, cats are either right or left ‘handed’.
Just as men are more likely to be left handed than women, male cats tend to favor their left paw when tackling various tasks while female felines side with left.
Though the previous studies recognized ‘handedness’ to other animals, the discovery or paw preference in cats has staggered many experts.
But Deborah Wells, a researcher on the latest study, said: ‘Our results suggest that there are two distinct populations of paw preference in the cat that cluster very strongly around the animal’s sex.’
Read full story at Daily Mail
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