Can Dogs And Cats Be Left-Handed?

10% of human are left-handed, but what about animals? Join DNews as we explore how apes, cats, and even kangaroos might have handedness.

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Lateralized behavior in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347209002644
“Lateralized behaviour in the felids has been subject to little investigation. We examined the paw use of 42 domestic cats on three tasks designed to determine whether the animals performed asymmetrical motor behaviour.”

Lefty or Righty? Genes for Handedness Found
http://www.livescience.com/39611-genes-for-handedness-found.html
“Genes that play a role in the orientation of internal organs may also affect whether someone is right- or left-handed, new research suggests.”

Here’s why some people are left-handed, according to science
http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-why-are-some-people-left-handed-according-to-science
“For left-handed people, the world probably seems like an unfair place. From scissors to power saws to sporting equipment, most things just aren’t designed for them. And it wasn’t long ago that many lefties were forced to eat and write with their right hands.”
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