Can Cats Read?
We’ve already established that cats can’t read words. Think of how humans learn to read; they are taught the alphabet and read to as young children, which is something cats don’t experience.Think of a feral child who has had no human contact. Such children depict non-human qualities including the absence of language and inability to read among other things. Humans wouldn’t manage to read if they weren’t taught. This should be enough to convince you that cats can’t read.
On the flip side, cats can read –just not the type of reading humans do with reading materials.They can read each other’s gestures and determine when and how to interact with other felines. They can also understand humans by reading body language, emotions, and cues from them. This is the closest to reading that cats can do. Here’s a more in-depth look at what cats can read and how they can do it: