My cat knows how to spell!

by Trevor
(Ohio)


My cat, Gabby, knew "treat" so well that I thought I would give her a challenge, so I tried to teach her the spelling of it.

It only took her a couple times to know it. I often test her by spelling my name, Trevor or other words that start with Tr... and she doesn't respond until she hears the word.

Here is a video of her listening and responding:



YouTube

She knows when I say "get up" as seen in the video as well as "sit", "food", "water", "chicken" (canned food), "ride" (she loves the car), "cuddle"/"hugs" (comes and lays on my shoulder), and "I love you"/"give me kisses" (nudges my nose), and when I say "bed time"/"night, night" she knows I'm going to sleep. She is starting to learn "lay down" and "sit" combined with "no" (stay).

Despite her name Gabby, she was pretty quiet in her younger years. As she has grown older she has developed quite the vocabulary and her vocalizations give me a good indication of what she is talking about.

Tonight she had pushed her food plate under the door stop so I was trying to get her to stop to move it for her and said, "stop eating, let me move your plate" and she made a sound that sounded exactly like "no", looked at me and went back to taking care of it herself.

Comments for My cat knows how to spell!

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
cat knows how to spell
by: Anonymous

not only is she smart but beautiful

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Smart cat
by: Anonymous

gorgeous smart cat! I wish I knew how to teach my kitty. Great job!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Cat Behavior Stories.

Want More Kitties in Your Inbox?

I guarantee 100% privacy.

Like us on Facebook

Get the book on Amazon...

Meet Our Featured Kitties

Featured kitties September, 2015

10 Cutest Kitten Moments with Marmalade and Cole

10 cutest kitten moments with Marmalade and Cole

23 Cats Who Love Boxes. "Bonus Belle" is my favorite. What's Yours? 

The Rescue of Orange and Gary

The rescue of Orange and Gary

Latest Meows

  1. My cat poops everywhere but the litter box

    I adopted my cat when she was 3 months old. I actually rescued her. At the beginning she did not pee or poop in her box and did not poop for a very long

    Read More

  2. New female cat pooping in my bathroom sink

    I got my cat one week ago. She's three years old. She has been hiding under my couch ever since. I put the litter box in my bathroom. She gets up on my

    Read More

  3. Nine Lives Rescue Mission

    We are a no-kill cat rescue organization based in Pickens, South Carolina. We work with caring people and other agencies to achieve the reduction of the

    Read More

How to Give 7 Maine Coon Kittens an Eye Test

7 Maine Coon kittens

Mama cat adopts orphaned baby bunny

Mama cat adopts baby bunny Bubbles

Which Low Cost Cat Food is the Best?

Which is the best low cost cat food

TJ the Tiger Goes on Vacation

TJ the Tiger at Big Cat Rescue

Morris the Horse Riding cat

Morris the horse riding cat

Cat Welcomes Home Soldier with a Meow and a Hug!

Adorable Orange Kitten Stalks Himself on Video

Orange kitten stalks himself on video

Weatherman Rescues Kitten from Tornado Rubble

Weatherman rescues kitten from tornado rubble

Kevin Richardson Snuggles with Lions

Kevin Richardson snuggles with cubs

Abandoned Puppy + Starving Kitten = ??

Travis puppy and Yoda kitten

Dogs Annoying Cats with Friendship

Dogs annoying cats with friendship

Shhhhh... Do Not Disturb. Adorable Kitten is So Tired!

These Two Flea Infested Kittens Had No Future, Until This Happened

You've Never Seen a Dog Show This Much Love for Foster Kittens. Until Now.

This Great Dane and Kitten Have a Love Story for the Ages. Tissue Alert.