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Mary Sullivan snuggles with Roger at their apartment in Chicago. He's 14.

Cats know how to push our buttons

A study published in Current Biology a couple of years ago says cats are really adept at getting their owners to do their bidding.

It's all in the meow, it says. A constant, loud caterwauling mixed with a purr "that humans generally find annoyingly difficult to ignore."

This is no surprise, of course. It's just that now we have scientific proof that we're all suckers.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-07/cp-hck070909.php

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