Cats & Dogs Who Understand Technology

Here are some cats and dogs (and one bird) who have come to terms with machines and doo-dads designed by and for humans. You’d swear they fully understand what a telephone is for. My cat Henry used to scold me if I didn’t promptly answer the phone when it rang. It’s amazing how well our pets adapt to a human-centered world–better than some of us, eh?

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “Cats & Dogs Who Understand Technology

  • Linda Sorci

    They seem more adept than I am 🙂 The cat that answered the phone reminded me of my daughter’s dog who answered the phone when I called her house. He heard my voice on the answering machine, picked up the phone and brought it to my daughter lol


  • UnKnowable

    The phone-answering cat was pretty funny.

    Personally, I wouldn’t mix drones and pets. Those whirling propellers could cause a laceration if a pet lunged at the drone.


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