Evolutionary biologists tend to silently glide over such issues, which clearly point to intelligent design.
If you are a cat’s human friend, he cares when you talk to him. Whether he will, or even can, do what you want is a separate question.
With LIDAR technology, the angle of incidence of a signal can reveal designs hiding in plain sight.
NYU environmentalism prof Jeff Sebo argues that humans are not always rational and that some animals display mental qualities so we aren’t exceptional.
While these theories may appear reasonable, given the complexity of the behavior it is unclear how a Darwinian process can be a plausible explanation.