Can domestic cats be mentally challenged?

Cat intelligence

Can domestic cats be mentally challenged or in ruder language ‘retarded’? I believe that in order to answer the question it might be useful to divide the domestic cat into two groups: the random bred cats i.e. moggies and the purebred, pedigree cats that you normally buy from a breeder. Cognitive dysfunction syndrome There …

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Difference between ‘purebred’ and ‘pedigree’ infographic

Picture of Persian cat at the seaside near beach

Well, I thought I’d do an infographic on this common and slightly knotty topic. It comes up a lot and oftentimes people use the word ‘pedigree’ to mean ‘purebred’ and vice versa. And as you can see, in the infographic, they can be correct but it does not always follow that a purebred cat is also a pedigree cat. Please check out the infographic as to why. Comments are welcome. P.S. random-bred cats or moggies have not been selectively (artificially) bred to have the same parents and grandparents as they are created through natural selection. Although because sometimes they live on an island or are confined to a space, they can become purebred through natural inbreeding as mentioned for the Bahraini Dilmun in the infographic.

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