Ask the DoctorCAT OWNERSHIPSubscriber Only Dear Doctor: Name Game By estaff - Published: September 16, 2019 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter Do cats know their own names? It seems like sometimes my cat recognizes her name - shell turn her head slightly or look at me when I call out to her. But other times, saying her name makes no difference. She acts like Im not in the room. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Tufts Catnip Get the next year of TUFTS CATNIP for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 44%. It's like getting 5 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?