Scientists have named the test he developed CAT-Tri +. It is the world’s first instrument to measure feline psychopathy, the researchers say.
The authors said that it is likely that all cats have elements of psychopathy, as they were once useful to their ancestors in terms of obtaining resources such as food, territory and mating opportunities.
Scientists hope their test will help improve the relationship between cats and owners and, as a result, reduce the number of pets trapped in shelters or euthanized. The questionnaire contains, for example, such statements that should be noted as true or incorrect: “My cat torments its prey, and does not immediately kill”, “My cat meows loudly for no apparent reason”, “My cat is excitable”. You can take the test by this link.