Meanwhile... Do Cats Know Their Names?

  • Published on Apr 17, 2019
  • Meanwhile... researchers have concluded whether cats are aware of their given names.
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  • Annabell Mendez
    Annabell Mendez Day ago

    Meanwhile... something else...

  • Daria Tuscher
    Daria Tuscher 2 days ago

    What are you talking about? It was never a secret that Hematogen contained blood. It's supposed to work as an iron supplement. Though my mother always told me it used to be bear blood which might be an urban myth.
    Or do you think that blood sausage or blood pudding also use a "secret" ingredient?

  • Old Man Mercenary
    Old Man Mercenary 2 days ago

    Hey my Dazey isn't a jerk...Her Majesty just prefers her slaves (me and my wife) to accommodate her at her current location rather than relocate to our location. All Hail Her Majesty Princess (Silly-Butt) Dazey

  • Darth Arnicas
    Darth Arnicas 3 days ago

    My cat responds to Kelly when she wants. But the word she responds to most is No. She hates that word. If she hears it, it is noticible in her face how cranky she has become just from hearing No

  • Sorra Jade
    Sorra Jade 6 days ago

    Of course cats respond to their names but unlike dogs they can choose not to respond. As my cat dose when I'm gonna longer that 4 hours.

  • ErykaSoleil
    ErykaSoleil 6 days ago

    To be fair, though, the porn you have to pay for is often higher quality than the free stuff.

  • Anna Maguire
    Anna Maguire 6 days ago

    Sorry Charlie, your parents aren't a free storage center.

  • Kirk Schafer
    Kirk Schafer 6 days ago

    I think animals are smarter than we credit them for being; little birds, crows and occasionally squirrels will correctly follow hand motions indicating the location of unseen food if they associate your presence with it (perhaps when they're not worried about your hand motions meaning they're about to be food).

  • Gilhelmi
    Gilhelmi 7 days ago

    On the porn story, the parents hearts were in the right place, but they broke many laws.
    Their son is an adult, you do not have the right to destroy his property.

  • scipper54
    scipper54 7 days ago

    he's doing his best

  • Christopher Felix
    Christopher Felix 7 days ago

    He made it through a whole video without mentioning Trump. Bravo, he really started to sound obsessed.

  • Gulnar Bekirova
    Gulnar Bekirova 7 days ago

    About Hematogen. The ingredient is not secret😂 everybody knows about that. Pretty delicious

  • Ascent
    Ascent 9 days ago

    Yet another example of how motherhood can be utterly repulsive.

  • Kono Dutch
    Kono Dutch 9 days ago

    I dont even understand how your writers graduated high school

  • Johanna
    Johanna 9 days ago

    What's the problem with cow blood?

  • Ekaterina Verbitskaya
    Ekaterina Verbitskaya 10 days ago

    Does anyone else picture Laura Palmer in the black lodge saying “meanwhile” every time Stephen does?

  • kittypie
    kittypie 11 days ago

    who the hell is still paying for porn lmao

  • d c
    d c 11 days ago

    I guess that makes you a cat, Stephen!

  • milducekvailuce
    milducekvailuce 11 days ago

    Blood in hematogens was no secret 😁😁 and they are delicious 😉

  • nunya businesan
    nunya businesan 11 days ago

    I've know Akira knows her own name for the past decade+

  • Courtney Anderson
    Courtney Anderson 11 days ago

    Guys... always pay for your porn.. it's not expensive by any means. Dont consume content without supporting the creators. Support sex workers.

  • Rebecca Jimenez
    Rebecca Jimenez 12 days ago

    They do. They also ignore when they want.
    They do know their names

  • Tally Scott
    Tally Scott 12 days ago

    2:14 Isn’t that just...melting? 🧐

  • Patricia Hopey
    Patricia Hopey 12 days ago

    Of course they do silly and in actuality cats know more words than dogs..3cheers from Canada

  • Lana Mirman
    Lana Mirman 12 days ago

    I'm surprised that you didnt know about Hematogen. It has bulls blood in it and it's fucking delicious. It's good if you donated your blood for example and it kind substitutes and makes you feel better. It's super delicious and sweet.

  • Artsy_Judoka
    Artsy_Judoka 12 days ago

    I hope that man wins his porn destruction case, it would serve his parents right for intruding on his personal life and messing with stuff that's none of their business. He's a grown man, if he wants to own an enormous quantity of porn that's his right.

  • YoloMaster Sherr
    YoloMaster Sherr 13 days ago

    Ball Bounce House?

    Didn't you mean to say Gay Bar?

  • Kayla McCann
    Kayla McCann 13 days ago

    Yes my cats know there names!!!!

  • Mikey McMikeFace
    Mikey McMikeFace 13 days ago

    I'd like to taste those Russian blood bars. (seriously)

  • macforme
    macforme 13 days ago

    I trained my cats to come to me when I whistle. I stop whistling as soon as they are near me... so they learned to stop that awful sound they have to come to me.

  • Anna Cottle Cottle
    Anna Cottle Cottle 14 days ago

    Yea they know their names. Do humans know their doomed

  • Iris Pereyra
    Iris Pereyra 14 days ago

    Speaking of cats ignoring their owners, I read this post last night and I thought it was lovely, here's the link:

  • Rebekkah Ravenwood
    Rebekkah Ravenwood 15 days ago

    Cats are actually just as smart as people. They think on a brain level that rivals humans. x3 Interesting fact to know. Cats also communicate telepathically in a sense as they don't meow at each other but know exactly what each other is doing and where they're going. They only meow at humans which is another interesting fact x3. But yes, cats know their name, their role in the family, when you're hurt or need help, and many other very good things. It's always good to have a cat around. They are indeed proven smarter than any dog x3 they're just stubborn lol.

  • veera gosine
    veera gosine 15 days ago +1

    My kitters come every single time I call them and they meow in response too. We've got a good thing going. Gotta bring them up like pups

  • gasparsigma
    gasparsigma 15 days ago

    "Unclogged her milk ducts" wait is that a thing? 🤯

  • Shantanu Shinde
    Shantanu Shinde 16 days ago

    So that would be Charlie and his Porno Factory?

  • Dani Cleckley
    Dani Cleckley 16 days ago

    "They're just jerks" lol

  • Jewel Levy
    Jewel Levy 16 days ago +1

    Some years back, one of the cat kibble bags I bought had a zipper to close the bag. After awhile whenever my bf unzipped his pants cats would come running! Lol.

  • Jacob Bosley
    Jacob Bosley 17 days ago

    The Vladbar...

  • Missy Citty
    Missy Citty 17 days ago

    My kitties know their names very well. 😺
    I cal them ( come here Poopie-Doo! Come to mama, Chubby!), and they come right to me. ♥️

  • Sweater
    Sweater 18 days ago

    i have 8 cats, they all know their names (didnt plan to be crazy cat lady, i onl adopted 1. 7 are rescues. i mean real rescues as in i put myself in danger saving them, 2 of which put me in ER). anyways, training them to answer to thwir names werent hard at all. you just gotta call them by their names since they were born / adopted, and they will identify with said names. now my first cat are jealous of all the rescues. she literally look away everytime i call her. also she refused to come to the food, and demand that i bring the bowl to her. she wont eat together with rescuea either. such a diva.

  • debbie duccini-day
    debbie duccini-day 19 days ago

    My cat responded to its given name the very first day and every day since.

  • Damothedevo
    Damothedevo 19 days ago +1

    Meanwhile has changed my life, I'm now doing things in the meantime.

  • Mimi Penafiel
    Mimi Penafiel 20 days ago

    Those furry babies know their names and when you say their whole name first, middle and last they look down because they know they did something wrong

  • Mimi Penafiel
    Mimi Penafiel 20 days ago

    Your just an ass

  • Clayboy210
    Clayboy210 Month ago

    Cats were once worshipped as Gods, and they haven't forgotten.

  • Colleen Forrest
    Colleen Forrest Month ago

    This just in.... Hamburgers also secretly contain cows blood :)

  • Maya P
    Maya P Month ago

    Is it just me or have Stephens Writers started writing much dirtier joke s the last few months?

  • Nate Davies
    Nate Davies Month ago

    Wasn't aqueous always the love child of solid and liquid?
    Also, some cats are nice and cuddly, at least the ones that have been mutilated by their piece of shit owners..

  • christy peck
    christy peck Month ago

    My ginger cat not only knows his name, he's smarter than trump. But then, so is my pet gerbil.

  • Charlie Hunt
    Charlie Hunt Month ago

    Yes of course cats know their names they just don’t care to answer when you call unless there is food involved.😹😹🐈

  • Bimbop
    Bimbop Month ago

    Its so weird: he used to be a satirical character of entitlement and privilege. Now he is one: I was in London yesterday... As though to discredit everything he says next, tarnished bec they're said to shitty people, the prols, us. He's a living joke that he told once a long time ago

  • Daniel Jones
    Daniel Jones Month ago

    Yes a cat does know its name a living god

  • Brian Teo
    Brian Teo Month ago

    Not sure if the Dad of Charlie was hinting that crack was valuable to him just like those porn were to Charlie...

  • Google Cendrum
    Google Cendrum Month ago

    4:52 literally threw me off my chair

  • Smashing Pots
    Smashing Pots Month ago

    Im pretty sure the Mario Brothers already discovered something like that.

    • Smashing Pots
      Smashing Pots Month ago

      Sorry thats a reference to the [movie has been eliminated from all records....]

  • Rainbow the wind sage

    My cat knows their name. They come when I call them like a dog, but as soon as they see that I see them, they sit down like-- "no I just wanted to lay down on this spot of grass. I wasn't coming over so you would pet me or something. But you know, since you see me can you come over here and pet me? that'd be nice."

  • MrRasheedgow
    MrRasheedgow Month ago


  • Chudi Nwike
    Chudi Nwike 2 months ago

    I think it's the way he says the first "meanwhile" and the face he makes 😂.

  • cfgcfh
    cfgcfh 2 months ago

    >meat is fine
    >blood is disgusting and weong

  • EklipsedDarkness
    EklipsedDarkness 2 months ago

    I used to like Colbert... cant watch it anymore.

  • Skiie Editz
    Skiie Editz 2 months ago

    My cats sometimes respond when I say their names

  • Tim Davis
    Tim Davis 2 months ago

    You mean making things up don't you funny man.😂😂😂😂😂

  • Kathy Dockins
    Kathy Dockins 2 months ago

    I remember working with a substance that was both a liquid and a solid in my 10th-grade biology class over 30 years ago. WTH? How is this new? And every cat I've ever had has known not only its name, but the names of my other cats in the household. I'd say "fake news" but . . . even this is more accurate than anything Fox has ever said!

  • Topher TheTenth
    Topher TheTenth 2 months ago

    Sex toys vs. sex action figures: Is "Dildo" going to be the next Marvel hero? Just wondering.

  • Topher TheTenth
    Topher TheTenth 2 months ago

    People, hyphens MATTER. "Twelve moving boxes" and "twelve moving-boxes" are not the same thing. If the boxes were moving on their own, the batteries in the sex-toys were too powerful.

  • Pylonmastah
    Pylonmastah 2 months ago

    Orange man no like kitty kat.. *CLAPPING INTENSIFIES*

  • Ana Maldonado
    Ana Maldonado 2 months ago

    I am with the guy with the porn. Doesn’t matter what he had was his collection. No excuse will save those parents. Was his business.

    • Topher TheTenth
      Topher TheTenth 2 months ago

      Ana Maldanado: I just got up, can't see or think before coffee. I saw "I am the guy with the porn". I thought "Ana Maldonado" was a strange handle for a male to use, although I have a female handle that I use when I'm writing to correct an error in an article about the arts of highbrow music, because I find they're more likely to make the correction if they think it's from a woman.

  • Ana Maldonado
    Ana Maldonado 2 months ago

    Bouncing castles, for the chickens that don’t dare to parachute but want to feel like in the air?

    • Topher TheTenth
      Topher TheTenth 2 months ago

      Ana Maldonado: I think you're thinking of those chambers where the floor is a grid that you can stand on without breaking it and beneath that grid is a huge fan capable of creating upwards-blowing wind (which goes up through the floor since the floor is only a grid of rebar or something) in speeds in the neighborhood of 120mph with is in the neighborhood of being able to lift up a human being from underneath. The walls are padded. The top has to be open so the wind isn't blocked. They have to be built tall enough that nobody can get blown over the top edge.

  • Molly Smith
    Molly Smith 2 months ago +1

    No doubt my cats know their names. Could have saved you some time and money there scientists

  • Andrew Lambert
    Andrew Lambert 2 months ago

    Yes, Dogs have masters, Cats have staff

  • Julian Chavez
    Julian Chavez 2 months ago

    Hi losers.

  • Donald Krause
    Donald Krause 2 months ago

    yes.My fiancé said no YES NO YES NO YES YES OH YES NO NO NO YES NO ? OH FUCK ?

  • Chuck-U Farly
    Chuck-U Farly 2 months ago

    Of course cats know the names their human pet give them but to humans know the names their cats give them? No, so why should a cat come running every time their stupid human repeats the name they gave the cat? Maybe it is time humans pay more attention and learn what the names cats give them.

    • Chuck-U Farly
      Chuck-U Farly 2 months ago

      @Topher TheTenth When he nibbles you that is him being affectionate and showing that he likes you.

      My cat had a very diverse vocabulary. He had different meows for different things he wanted and he several meows for each thing to express is displeasure if I didn't respond quick enough. For food, he has one meow for I'm hungry, and anther for feed me! and feed meed NOW DAMN IT. My mother thought I was nuts when I told here about his vocabulary but after a couple of days when he would meow my mother would. oh, he's hungry go feed him or he wants to play. My other cat wasn't much of a talker but she would sit and stand on her hind legs for me.

    • Topher TheTenth
      Topher TheTenth 2 months ago +2

      Chuck-U Farly: My cat calls me "meow" and when he calls I run to see what he needs. His name for cat-food is "meow". I think this proves that when I die in the apartment and nobody comes for weeks he intends to nibble on me.

  • verilyheld
    verilyheld 2 months ago

    They know they're in charge.

  • Arif Iqbal
    Arif Iqbal 2 months ago

    I had a cat named Indy that always responded to his name. Only cat I ever had so I thought it was normal

    • Topher TheTenth
      Topher TheTenth 2 months ago

      Arif Iqbai: Where did you reside with Indy? Annapolis? Cats compete for an annual award called "the Indy". It stands for "independent" and is given to the cat who most completely ignores everything its owners want. So, good name. Was your dog named "Deppy" or "Pendy"?

  • Greg Moonen
    Greg Moonen 2 months ago +2

    I once had a Siamese cat for three weeks or so before I realized she wasn't deaf...she was just ignoring me.

  • Eduard Khudaiberdin
    Eduard Khudaiberdin 2 months ago

    Blood is actually not a secret ingredient in those candies. It's written on a wrapper. And they often are sold in pharmacies.

  • Richard Armida
    Richard Armida 2 months ago

    Hey Steven, Love Meanwhile....always entertaining and mostly funny

  • Marchant2
    Marchant2 2 months ago

    I have two cats. When I call one cat by name, only that cat comes running. When I call the other cat by name, only that cat comes running to me. It's obvious to me they know their names.

  • John Buick
    John Buick 2 months ago +1

    "there's bound to be some crack in there." hahahahahhaahha

  • prussian7
    prussian7 2 months ago

    Our cats respond to their names.

    2HARLEYS2JEEPS4ME 2 months ago

    Sometimes my wife and I say something and our cat reacts like she knows exactly what we said

  • Dog Meat
    Dog Meat 2 months ago

    A stray cat has been visiting my house for 3 or 4 weeks now and responds to the name felix immediately. It clearly knows the word i use to identify it. It doesnt take a million dollar grant to figure this out

  • Lawrence D’Oliveiro
    Lawrence D’Oliveiro 2 months ago

    Think how dumb cats are: every other creature that can climb a tree knows how to get down again.

  • Lawrence D’Oliveiro
    Lawrence D’Oliveiro 2 months ago

    Dogs do, cats don’t. Cats aren’t smart enough.

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 2 months ago

      Lawrence D’Oliveiro
      No cat-scratch fever involved, but thank you so very much for your deeply felt concern. The cats actually _can_ make it down from the trees, but owners panic and call for help.

    • Lawrence D’Oliveiro
      Lawrence D’Oliveiro 2 months ago

      @Mary Rose Kent Is that the _toxoplasma gondii_ talking?

      Here’s my proof: every other creature that can climb a tree knows how to get down again.

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 2 months ago

      Lawrence D’Oliveiro
      You are dead wrong

  • Birdsong
    Birdsong 2 months ago

    A lot of that was in bad taste :/
    Not funny, just icky.

  • Truvak T
    Truvak T 2 months ago

    Of course cats know, they just do not give a single, solitary fuck about you calling them out.

  • chas ames
    chas ames 2 months ago +1

    Can we make Stephen with jet lag a regular segment?

  • Katherine F
    Katherine F 2 months ago

    It’s pronounced gimotogen and it’s delicious

  • Gabriel Frank-McPheter
    Gabriel Frank-McPheter 2 months ago +1

    my cat has always responded to its name!

  • Steve Queipo
    Steve Queipo 2 months ago

    Cats are far smarter than that lil POS of a wanna be man colbert

  • tess macie
    tess macie 2 months ago

    You cheered me up today, I needed that.

  • ms knucb1
    ms knucb1 2 months ago

    Yes. My two cats know their names, as well as if I mention my son's name.

  • WolfkinNorthclaw
    WolfkinNorthclaw 2 months ago +3

    Cats know their own names and they know the names of their staff, and where you live.

  • Samantha Peters
    Samantha Peters 2 months ago +1

    Is his name Charlie Sheen?

  • Samantha Peters
    Samantha Peters 2 months ago +3

    One day my brother came home, and noticed some of his old toys missing. He then went nuts. My mum had given away my brother's Star Wars collection of action figures from the 80's. She complained that he never took them out of their box to play with. Also they were in perfect condition.

    • Andrea Deagon
      Andrea Deagon 13 days ago

      Samantha Peters I can’t imagine. I still haven’t given away my daughter’s mauled & tangled my little ponies, and she’s 20 years old.

  • Calvin Wang
    Calvin Wang 2 months ago

    How is it spelt hematogen its gematogen look at the first letter and the 3rd to last their g’s. A russian h is a x

  • Antuan Grantham
    Antuan Grantham 2 months ago

    Its funny because cats are jerks

  • Command_Unit
    Command_Unit 2 months ago

    in Russia drinking blood while not that common is fairly normal... its good against radiation etc last time i was in Russia i drank antler blood!