Cats Recognize and Respond to Our Voices
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.
“For He Purrs in Thankfulness”
One of my favorite poems (actually, a famous extract from the longer work Jubilate Agno) is Christopher Smart’s “To My Cat Jeoffrey.”
The Representation Problem and the Immateriality of the Mind
If I think about a particular thing — my cat Tabby, for example — my actual cat Tabby isn’t in my brain.