The Snapchat cat filter shows how little we know about cat cognition

The Verge | Dec 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM
  • Apologies to Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but the most interesting cat content online right now is a Snapchat filter that lets humans try on a feline face.
  • The mirror test is a key measure of self awareness for animal behavior researchers.
  • In the test, researchers mark the animal with paint or a sticker somewhere they can’t normally see.