He still doesn't know his name!

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  1. georgehairlesson

    georgehairlessonSenior Lairian Senior Lairian

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    We've had George a little over a month now and he still has no clue what-so-ever what his name is. I can say it over and over and it doesn't even phase him. Does it take a long time for a kitten to learn his/her name?
     

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    I bet he knows the sound of a bag of treats opening up, right? Try saying his name every time you open that bag of treats. I bet he'll very quickly start to respond to his name!
     
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      Chadwick knew his name when I brought him home, but then again, I met him about a week and a half before I brought him home and the breeder would call him by name in that time. Chadwick also answers to almost anything I think to call him, too. I think maybe your Sphynx has a rare condition where he actually has some feline characteristics! Hahaha
       
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      :LOL: I was thinking that, too! He probably knows his name and is just ignoring it....cats and their "selective hearing"...only listen when they feel like it!
       
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      Definately would say that. They can be vert ignorant when they wanna be stubborn
       
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      I think they to answer to the tone they are used to I yell Lechos, chena (nick names) and they come running! Admin can yell till he is blue in the face and nothing, So he will say can you call the cats? :Surprise:
       
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      I agree that it's all in the tone. my fiance and i have about a million nick names for our cats and we always call with the same tone in our voice and the boys will come running. even when i call out "cat food" with 'the tone' at dinner / breakfast time they come running from where ever they are in the house.
      So just try to use the same tone when calling your boy.
       
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      I think he might also be confused because my boyfriend refers to George by like a million nick names. Sadly he will perk up when called "crack head." (I do not like this....)
       
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      :LOL: Sorry, I can't help you. Not one of my 4 I have now know their "real" name since I have so many nicknames. It's my fault. "Crack Head" is one we haven't tried though. It doesn't seem to fit a spynx kitten at full speed, doesn't it :LOL:
       
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      :LOL:Crack head :LOL: Ok not that nice but funny as hell :LOL:
       
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      yup, mine are "crack heads" as well.:LOL::LOL::LOL:
       
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      hehe, yep. Mandy is definitely a crack head.
       
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      Crack Head would be the perfect name for my monster when he's racing through the house at full speed and literally bouncing off the walls! I don't know what they put in cat food these days (maybe crack), but he only does this after eating. *scratching my head*
       
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      hehe..mine usually do this right after pooping... I assume it's because they feel so much lighter? :LOL:
       
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      Hahahahahaha!!:LOL::LOL::LOL: