When it comes to intelligence in the animal kingdom, apes, monkeys, dolphins, and parrots often win the crown for the smartest animals. However, anyone who owns a pet knows that our pets also deserve to be intelligent creatures. Not only are they cute and funny, they are also clever and quick-witted. No matter what happens, they know what they have to do to get what they want.
After all, intelligence is one quality that can make an animal a great pet. That’s the reason why we collected 22 photos of smart pets to share with you. Scroll down to check for yourself!
1. “A stray cat mom took her baby to the ER. Doctors and paramedics helped the baby and took them to the vet.”
2. “She’s learned that pushing the button makes the box warm. I think she spends most of the day like this while I’m out.”
3. This pitbull pulled out its teddy to show it to the dog in the other car.
4. “This is Chuck Norris, and he hasn’t learned to meow. But he knows how to swat at this houseplant to get attention.”
5. “He’s so proud of his artwork.”
6. “A new command, ’show me your tongue’ — my dog learned it on its own without us knowing and performs it as a response to any object in a hand that looks like food.”
7. “My cat and I have been together for 14 years. I’m pregnant, and she’s not only tried to ’incubate’ my stomach, but has now built a hidden nest for me to give birth in.”
8. “This is Billie and she’s putting the keys away on the table as was requested.”
9. “Pauly knows how to say ’hello’ and ’mama,’ can whistle, bark like a dog, and meow like a cat.”