I Know Animals Can Understand Words

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    Otherwise Why Would They Respond To Their Names?

    Especially they respond to "food," or obviously certain foods like "kibble, tuna, ect." They get all excited and freak out. Or like when some owners are like "_____, you gotta go pee?" And the dogs like starts grunting and snorting while running and scampering back in forth like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 14, 2012

    If I Could Talk To The Animals

    I know they can hear and think and understand. One day I told my dog to get off my mother's bed, and to go lie on his bed. He understood and did exactly what I asked. Now I don't understand why he don't always listen to me. I say to him, I know you understand me!!
    LadyTEA8 LadyTEA8
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2011

    Going To The Mall

    One day i went to the mall with my brother and we went in JC Pennys and we both went up the escalator and he went down and i was scared to go down the escalator so i waited in tell he got down and i went down and i looked around and he wasn't there so i went and looked around JC...
    ownagefailownwin112317 ownagefailownwin112317
    18-21, M
    Jan 27, 2012

    My Cats Are Very Smart

    Every time we have to give our cats a bath we cant say bath! We have to say it like "We have to give Luke and Max a b today!" We used to have to spell it but then after awhile they ran away even when we spelled it! It's so smart! I was amazed! Another this we can say and all of...
    TopKitten TopKitten
    13-15, F
    May 19, 2012

    Animals Are Quite Smart Too.

    They are not just animals. They can understand us but we can't understand them because they don't speak the same language us. You can speak to them as normally as possible.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

    Animals

    Animals,I'm sure,Understand words,Their names,And similar things,I'm sure,Animals listen,Like no other.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 24, 2012

    I Think...

    ...animals can understand words. Animals are smart.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 15, 2010

    Taking Turns

    A family member has five (yes, FIVE) cats. She talks to them all the time as if they were children. When it comes time to groom or play, she will call them by name and let them know when it's their turn. All the others will sit back, as if in line, and patiently wait their...
    DepthsUnknown DepthsUnknown
    36-40
    1 Response Apr 8, 2010

    They Must!

    When I get mad at my cats and yell something like "knock it off" "behave" "stop it" they just stand there and look at me like "oh yeah?" then when I add "or I am going to throw something at you" they immediately beat feet outa there!
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Jul 2, 2012

    My Dog Can! Lol :D

    When my dog, (Shadow) wants to go walkies, wants his food or go to bed, he will make subtle little noises! it is sooooooo!! funny and cute to hear him,. lol My other dog, who sadly passed away two year ago, (still missing him now) when he wanted to go out! used to open the door...
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Dec 26, 2011

    Breakfast?

    My cat reacts to the word "breakfast" moreso than other words. She gets the "br" sound for sure. I think she knows and associates it for what it is. A soft meal! Animals are smarter than we might think.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    Animal Words

    I know my pets understand!  I find it neat that animals can understand the human language.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    9 Responses May 12, 2011

    They Are Far More Intelligent Than Us Humans After All..

    At the exotic animal shelter..i'm constantly talking to the animals as i go about feeding/watering them. There are many different types there....lizards, turtles, tortoises, snakes etc...and yes i talk to them ALL...even the hissing cockroaches! LOL...i get looked at wierd...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink
    46-50, F
    Jan 5, 2012

    Sealing The Deal.

    So, when we went to the Humane Society to look at dogs - not thinking of getting one that day, just looking - we settled on this very mournful looking black lab mix. He wouldn't raise his head to meet your gaze. He wouldn't sniff your hand. He just sat there, looking sad. We took...
    Perigrination Perigrination
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2012

    Smarter Than You Think

    I think animals can pick up on stuff quicker than people thinks.  For example the other day I went to Petco and I bought my dog a stuffed yellow duck that quacks when you squeeze it.  And sometimes I'll give her toys names and tell her to bring them to me.  And I called her...
    tngurl25 tngurl25
    26-30, F
    Jun 14, 2011

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