A left handed cat?

Keith R. Kuhn kkuhn at pennet.net
Fri Oct 20 21:28:51 EST 1995


In article 
<jstub-1810951148490001 at porthawkesbury-ts-15.nstn.ca>,
   jstub at fox.nstn.ns.ca (John Stub) wrote:
>A question came up in my biology class today. "Do animals 
(I'll restrict
>it to mammals) show a preference to which *hand*  they 
use?"
>Experimental references would be appreciated.
I do not know if a survey will do, but a few years ago I 
saw one in the mag. Cat Fancy.  The right-left paw 
preference was ( I seem to remember) was about the same 
ratio as found in humans!  If time is not to important, I 
think such surveys are updated occassionally and one my 
write the magazine.



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