In the latest issue of Marina Times, I explore the social conundrum of the age: sweet but dim kitties.
BY JOHN ZIPPERER
Marina Times (October 2014) — There are many reasons to doubt the natural intelligence of Ashes, our little tuxedo cat.
How do I know she’s not an Einstein? For the sake of research, I found some online feline I.Q. tests (for example, see catchannel.com/cat-iq-test.aspx). Ashes scored quite poorly, and our other cat scored very highly.
Even without a test, I knew...