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Animals, Limbs, and Memory

When a reasonably intelligent animal -- say, a dog or a cat -- loses a leg in an accident, does it forget it ever had it, or does it always remember that it once had four legs? If it forgets, what about if it has a dream in which it has four legs? Does it wake up believing it has four legs and then have to readjust to reality? Would that trigger a memory, even temporarily?

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I have asked several cats and dogs in my neighborhood that have been "neutered" about their sex life. All but one answered with the question "what's sex?"; one bit my ass.

Most Ph.D reasearchers agree with my findings. JG

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