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Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by TalkingPoint » Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:58 pm

Do you think it's true that animals have a sense of humour?
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Post by MissLT » Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:09 pm

Yes. My dwarf hamster used to swing himself around his cage like Tarzan for fun. Now he's old so he doesn't do it anymore. But gosh, when he was young... Every night around 9 o'clock, he would get up, eat and then go to the bathroom. Then he would jump on his ballhouse and hold the wires of the lid on top his cage and swing himself around the cage like a little Tarzan. When he gets tired, he would do backflips. At first, I thought he wanted to get out, so I took him out. However, when he was out, he was still doing his backflips on my bed :lol: :lol: .

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Post by Shazzam » Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:58 pm

Definately; we have quite a few pets; ie a dog, bird, mouse. They all have characters my daughters bird gets angry with her when she doesn't show her attention, and will yell at her until she gets her out of the cage. Once out of the cage she is cute and cuddly.

Our dog is similar she will sit quietly all day until she has attention and then she is like a circus animal showing off her tricks etc. Quite funny really. When she is upset she looks at you with her big brown eyes (like let me in I need to sit with you).

I believe that most animals have their own personality; of course, they are like people.

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Post by MissLT » Fri Sep 16, 2005 5:28 pm

shazzam1452 wrote: Our dog is similar she will sit quietly all day until she has attention and then she is like a circus animal showing off her tricks etc. Quite funny really. When she is upset she looks at you with her big brown eyes (like let me in I need to sit with you).
My cousin's dog chases his tail and barks at his T-bone treats for fun. Stupid dog :lol: . But cute as hell :wink: .

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Post by cristina » Fri Sep 23, 2005 12:50 pm

I don't know if pets have sense of humour but they have sense of opportunity. My neighbours cat always knows where to sit down so that nobody will disturb him.

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Post by MissLT » Fri Sep 23, 2005 8:36 pm

There's a show on American TV called "America's Funniest Home Videos" that have a lot of funny clips about pets doing crazy, silly and questionable things. It always gives me a stomachade from laughing whenever I watch the show.
http://abc.go.com/primetime/americasfunniest/
You can see some bits of the clips at this site. Let me check around more to see if there is any site that carries the full clips. I'm pretty sure the chance is not great, though.

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Post by WWilliam » Tue Jan 17, 2006 6:02 pm

In scientific world, it is necessary to define what is sense of humor. Is it the animal perform funny motion or response to the master's jokes will be classified as having sense of humor. I don't know, human is also animal..... :P

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Post by Ika » Sun Feb 26, 2006 4:42 pm

I don't know it in the means of science, but my cat enjoys playing hide and seek with me. And a lot of other things, like showing what he can do (like climbing and jumping) when I have visitors. Sometimes he behaves like a real clown.
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Post by Norshan » Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:31 pm

when animals do something funny i don't think we can consider it as a humour..may be something else i mean when animals do funny things,it is funny for us bt for them we don't know !! do you think it is funny for them too??

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Post by MissLT » Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:47 pm

Norshan wrote:when animals do something funny i don't think we can consider it as a humour..may be something else i mean when animals do funny things,it is funny for us bt for them we don't know !! do you think it is funny for them too??
I think they do it for fun, too. Like my cousin's dog. Sometimes we throw rawhides for him and he eat them right away when he could catch them. However, there are other times that he won't catch them and just bark or throw the things with his paws a bit first before he would lie down eating them. And when we're busy to play with him, he would sit for a bit, then he'd stand up chasing his tail.

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Post by Nawas » Sat Jul 29, 2006 7:25 pm

yes of course,the animals are very senstive kind of creature .I have bird which play with me and share me the sad movement in my life. I hug them like my baby and he is attend whith me in my picnic .
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Post by Gwynfor » Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:32 pm

It's true! They have it. Just have. I have seen millions of situations.

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Post by hung » Fri Dec 01, 2006 6:38 am

I donnot know but my stupid dog sometimes hug my leg, twitching and jerking. Is it called sense of humour? :roll:

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Post by novatena » Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:46 am

hung wrote:I donnot know but my stupid dog sometimes hug my leg, twitching and jerking. Is it called sense of humour? :roll:
Yes, it is,I think.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Krisi » Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:57 pm

Yes. Even a fish has. :) I've watched a fish in an aquarium rubbing it's body against a rock. It's just going back and forth without getting tired. :) I was just laughing watching it. Surprising really!
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Post by Bambang » Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:53 am

TalkingPoint wrote:Do you think it's true that animals have a sense of humour?
Yes, they do. However, they cannot smile.
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LennyeTran wrote:There's a show on American TV called "America's Funniest Home Videos" that have a lot of funny clips about pets doing crazy, silly and questionable things. It always gives me a stomachade from laughing whenever I watch the show.
No wonder they are broadcasting it here, I'm watching it sometimes in the morning when I'm not hurrying for university. Stupid but funny :lol:

Well, I'm convinced animlas have quite a wide range of feelings and emotions. My dog doesn't have a lack of impudence, stubbornness and loving care, self-denial - those we ascribe for human beeings mostly. So why not to suppose they have a sense of humour. I'm sure she knows my gestures - when I smile she starts wagging her tail. when she was a puppy she used to bite the buttons off the matrass, I'm convinced she was doing it fo fun. and the way she eats fresh snow has me in stitches!


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Tora wrote: to Bambang - dogs can smile
How can they smile? Do they have smile muscles?
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Post by Tora » Sat Feb 09, 2008 1:22 pm

bambang wrote:
Tora wrote: to Bambang - dogs can smile
How can they smile? Do they have smile muscles?
Many dog owners may prove the fact, dogs grin in such an amusing way when they see the master, the way that you can't observe in commom life

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Tora wrote:
bambang wrote:
Tora wrote: to Bambang - dogs can smile
How can they smile? Do they have smile muscles?
Many dog owners may prove the fact, dogs grin in such an amusing way when they see the master, the way that you can't observe in commom life
I know that dogs have some muscles of angre. But I am not sure if they have any muscles of smiles.
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Post by Krisi » Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:47 am

bambang wrote:
Tora wrote: to Bambang - dogs can smile
How can they smile? Do they have smile muscles?
Once your pet dog's tail wags upon seeing you, you've got to look at its face then you'll see the smile. :)
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krisi wrote:
bambang wrote:
Tora wrote: to Bambang - dogs can smile
How can they smile? Do they have smile muscles?
Once your pet dog's tail wags upon seeing you, you've got to look at its face then you'll see the smile. :)
That's not a smile.
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Post by Krisi » Sun Feb 10, 2008 8:45 am

bambang wrote:
krisi wrote: Once your pet dog's tail wags upon seeing you, you've got to look at its face then you'll see the smile. :)
That's not a smile.
It is Uncle B. Look at the eyes. And I can tell too if my dog is sad. :P
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krisi wrote:
bambang wrote:
krisi wrote: Once your pet dog's tail wags upon seeing you, you've got to look at its face then you'll see the smile. :)
That's not a smile.
It is Uncle B. Look at the eyes. And I can tell too if my dog is sad. :P
Dogs have some muscles of sadness and anger. But they don't have any muscles of smile as far as I know.
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Post by Krisi » Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:29 am

bambang wrote:
krisi wrote:
bambang wrote: That's not a smile.
It is Uncle B. Look at the eyes. And I can tell too if my dog is sad. :P
Dogs have some muscles of sadness and anger. But they don't have any muscles of smile as far as I know.
You should see my dog...
They said, that the pet acquires the character of the owner. Do you believe in that? :P
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Post by Tora » Sun Feb 10, 2008 12:34 pm

Well, it was you who made me torture my doggie! Actually, it is far from what she does when meets us, but it is like that way - the corners of her lips... erm... chaps gather all together. we dogowners call this grin a smile usually, far from hollywood one

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Post by Bambang » Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:42 pm

Tora wrote:Well, it was you who made me torture my doggie! Actually, it is far from what she does when meets us, but it is like that way - the corners of her lips... erm... chaps gather all together. we dogowners call this grin a smile usually, far from hollywood one

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Post by suyingwu » Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:19 am

When my cat wakes me up with his claws in the morning, I really think he has a sense of humor. Sometimes I think he means to do something get me angry, then he can laugh at my reactions. I think he acts his sense of humor in a different way, but there is no doubt that animals have a sense of humor. I totally agree with that. :lol:

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Post by suyingwu » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:45 pm

If you had observed a monkey imitates human behavior, you may find out it has something in common with human. When a monkey copies our reactions, it seems try to prove that we will laugh at the reactions. It is similar like how pets entertain their masters.
When my cat wakes me up with his claws in the morning, I really think he has a sense of humor. Sometimes I think he means to do something get me angry, then he can laugh at my reactions. I think he acts his sense of humor in a different way, but there is no doubt that animals have a sense of humor.
On this basis, it may be concluded that animals have a sense of humor. When they do something funny, they seem tend to catch our attention.

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Post by Atluri » Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:19 pm

yes ,my titan knows when i will back to home.he is waiting for me.he give shake hand.he walk around me. {-:

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Post by shafoo » Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:14 pm

i have watched many clips on youtube i which animals are doing funny things.but i think these kind of things are funny for us not for them.they are just doing like normal.so i think they have no sense of humour...

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Post by minjikim » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:45 pm

OMG!
I don`t think they have a sense of humor!
Animal can recognize object but it`s limited to think cognitively.
I mean, they can notice which one is milk and book, but they can not have a process of thinking..
Therefore, they can`t think what would be funny or humorous. Maybe it is possible to behave cute or funny but they can not have a sense of humor!

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Post by sweethuman » Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:23 am

IDK

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Post by Elisa » Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:09 pm

I don't think pets have the senso of humor. You need to be really clever to have it.
It is rare to find it even in people
I think pets like playing {-:

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Post by sweethuman » Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:09 am

Elisa wrote: It is rare to find it even in people
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Post by Elisa » Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:28 pm

:roll: :shock: :lol:

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Post by Krisi » Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:46 am

They do. I can tell it by their tails when they are happy or sad. I can see the glow from their faces too. When my labrador was still alive, he cried in front of me when I bid goodbye to him. I never had thought that it would be the last time for me to see him. :-(

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Post by sweethuman » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:21 am

Krisi wrote:They do. I can tell it by their tails when they are happy or sad. I can see the glow from their faces too. When my labrador was still alive, he cried in front of me when I bid goodbye to him. I never had thought that it would be the last time for me to see him. :-(
Hmmm so you mean that you know alot animals as well huh? have you been with MOUGLY in stories? :lol:

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Post by Krisi » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:28 am

sweethuman wrote:
Krisi wrote:They do. I can tell it by their tails when they are happy or sad. I can see the glow from their faces too. When my labrador was still alive, he cried in front of me when I bid goodbye to him. I never had thought that it would be the last time for me to see him. :-(
Hmmm so you mean that you know alot animals as well huh? have you been with MOUGLY in stories? :lol:
I have my dogs in mind when I replied on this. anyway, thanks for your comment.

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Post by sweethuman » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:35 am

Oh okay then fine. Anyway I have never kept any animals for self intrest.

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Post by ArnauEstanyol » Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:36 am

I think that what we do is to humanize our animals. The animals have developed some primary emotions and instinctive behaviours but they have no rational mechanisms, so they don't have the ability to develop the humour sense.

That's not an absolute truth. We cannot compare the mental mechanism of a chimpanzee with a frog.

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Post by vijai » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:04 am

yes,they do.i have seen it from dogs.i think most of you have seen that.

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Post by Krisi » Mon May 06, 2013 3:32 pm

vijai wrote:yes,they do.i have seen it from dogs.i think most of you have seen that.
I agree with you. For those who haven't had a chance to own a dog, they won't understand.

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Post by emilkatok » Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:07 pm

Yes, they do !

I have dog and cat. My dog is old but always he want playing. He runs with his toys for example bone, stone or ball. I see that he is smiling , because his eyes gleam. My dog sometimes makes me joke. He takes me my shoes and he carrys them outdoor.
My cat is bigger comic. My cat called Drapka. She is prankster. She runs everywhere. When I do my homework, she sits on my desk and knock down everything. She like biting when someone sleep, because she want playing all time.

Accordnig to my example , and other fanny stories I can tell: ANIMALS HAVE A SENSE OD HUMOR. meybe sometimes animals have bigger a sense od humor than some people. {-:

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Post by mcIlob » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:08 pm

I suppose animals do not have a sense of humor but they are friendly and sometimes they can do something funny or silly and it makes us smile and laugh, but I don't think that is an evidence of a sense of humor.

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Post by lesoli » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:15 pm

I don't know if animals have a sense of humour. Some people talk to their pets but I think that they don't understand them. Animals have got they own language which people will never get to know. But some animals do funny things like getting around in circles and that makes us laugh .

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Post by alexandra » Sun Nov 24, 2013 3:27 pm

I don't agree with this expression, because animals can't speak and tell f.e. jokes. They make somebody smile, but this doesn't mean: "They have a sense of humour". Moreover, that, animals perform ridiculous activites, doesn't signify the view.

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Post by Klaudyna » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:07 pm

I think that it isn't true that animals have a sense of humor because they are only animals and they aren't like people who can talk, laugh and feel. I know that animals sometimes can do a lot of funny things and they can put on a variety of funny and crazy positions but nonetheless in my opinin they haven't a sense of humor because they aren't beings who are able to communicate through speech.

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Post by Duccini » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:00 am

Well, if this is not sense of humour, somebody please tell me what it is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfOW2CKoobE

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Post by wojcieszek » Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:39 pm

I think it's true that animals have a sense of humour. Many people record videos as their pets behave ridiculously. For example, dance or move his head to the beat of the music.

I also had a funny situation with a dog my grandparents when I was six years old. Max was huge so I was afraid of him and always walked to the shed with my grandfather. One day I couldn't go for a grandfather, so Max ran up to me and put his paws on my shoulders. I got scared and I fell to the ground, and Max just started licking me. I was terrified, and for him it was fun.

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Post by Tkiewicz » Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:33 pm

I think that animals don't have a sense of humour, because they are only animals. Sense of humour is specify for humans. Pets can do something funny, but they don't know, what they are doing at the moment. They do this because they want to get a delicacy or draw our attention.

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Post by kassliw » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:53 pm

In my point of view animals haven't a sense of humour but have a sense of 'fun', but half the things we find funny just don't work with no language. How can you really tell if your dog's finding something funny when it looks happy after doing something silly, or if it's just happy that you're enjoying something it did?

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Post by dariakur » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:58 pm

Of course yes! Animals do funny things all time! I don't have a puppy, because I have an allegy, but my friends tell me jokes and stories in the lead role of their animals. For example I heard about a dog using the toillet or cat who takes showers and singing :D

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Post by alicjapie » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:20 pm

I agree with the fact that not every animal has a sense of humor, because it is related to the level of intelligence. - The sense of humor in animals we can count, if the intelligence of a species is developed above. So with ants and beetle not to cause laughter, but the monkey already so! :)
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Post by StoKin » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:26 pm

In my point of view animals have a sense of humor although we don't understand them because they speak in their language. Dogs are one of animals which show their satisfaction and we can observe and feel it. One of my dogs all time is happy. I think that it has a sense of humor and by the means it would like to relay this me. Sometimes animals behave strange way which cause on our face smile. I think that animals have feelings and it is binding with having sense of humor. :)

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Post by krozmar » Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:42 pm

From my point of view the animals have a sense of humour because they can do funny things. For example my dog hides my shoes in to his kennel. Also, cats have a sense of humour because they can play with you in lots of funny or stupid ways. They enter into a bag and to play like on a carousel, for instance.

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Post by Tkiewicz » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:51 pm

I don't think that animal have a sense of humour because only people are capable of doing things, which are funny and do it to make somebody laugh. Pets do some things, which are funny too but they do it because they want to draw our attention and get a delicacy

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by olamro » Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:25 pm

In my opinion animals have sense of humor. I think that, because my cat has really good sense of humor. Every time, when I go to the kitchen, he hides behind the wall and when I am close, he attacks me and runs away like a ninja. Also usually, when I do my homework or learn he lies down on my books, covers up everything and I can't learn anymore.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Wojteeek » Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:36 am

In my opinion animals don't have sense of humour. There aren't any scientific evidences that they have sense of humour. Animals sometimes do something similar to smilinig but actually they are just thirsty. Last but not least reason is that they don't laugh, and they don't tell jokes. Sombody cans say "But animals can't speak so how can they tell jokes?" Exactly, they cannot, so my question is how they can have a sense of humour without telling a joke and laughing.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by rokwysocka » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:25 pm

In my mind animals have a sense of humor. They like doing something crazy time to time. When I play the ball with my dog, she usually catch it in his paws and smile :D She seems to be happy and I think it make her a lot of fun.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by szuder » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:41 pm

From my point of view the animals don't have sense of humour. I think that, because animals make me laugh by their stupid. I know that animals make our laugh but they do it completely by chance. I have two small kitties. I know that looking after that is so funny, their jumps from trees, chaising each other but this is their normal life, the same as our.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by nicbase » Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:44 pm

It is hard to say. I have never been an animal like dog or cat. I am certain that all people belong to realm of animals, so people can suppose that animals have a sense of humour. In my opinion animals are nearly identical as people , but people understand more. It the only differnce between people and animal. Animals like play with people. Dogs like wagging their tails. They must have a sense of humour. They are the living creatures , so they have qualities like sense of humour.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by kruwik » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:14 pm

I think that animals have a sense of humour. For example, when cat is young, he want play with other cats or with his owner. Every of them scratch or accost somebody. If they don't have a GSOH they won't play and they will sleep and eat a whoooooole day.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by alicpryl » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:51 pm

I'm sure that animals have a sense of humour. They do funny things and we often say that our animals are very hilarious.
Young animals are crazy and for example dogs try to catch their tail and cats catch everything what is moving.
People can also watch TV programs which shows humour of animals. It always causes smile on my face ; )

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by aladrelich » Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:22 pm

I thinkt that animals have a sense of humour, beacuse thet always make us smile and laugh. They do some trick and they are very funny. I saw video where dog said "i love you". That was really hilarious. Cat trying catch a red light make me laugh too. In my opinion animals have a sense of humor and they always make us smile.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Lucywa » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:41 pm

I think animals have sense of humor because sometimes we can see that cat or dog doing tricks. It's really funny and it makes that we smile. On the internet we can find videos which show for example cats trying catch a light or dogs trying catch their tail. I watch it when I have free time :)
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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by dębskidzik » Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:41 am

In my opinion animals don't have sense of humor. Of course, we can see when our cat or dog jump, try to catch tail and do really comic things but I think it's not connect with sense of humor. Animals just like to play with humans . I can be wrong because i have never had any of them.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by justynasta » Sun Dec 07, 2014 2:03 pm

I can't answer at this question, because I've never had animal.On the one hand one day I watched carefully the hamster Bob for eight hours which was gift for my little cousin. I didn't noticed that he had sense of humour. He did't smile, jupm or play. The hamster only slept and ate. But on the other hand I watched a lot of movies in which animals did laughable things. I don't know what I should think.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by natalianowak » Sun Dec 07, 2014 2:31 pm

I think, that animals don't have a sense of humour, but we often think like this, because animals entertain us. Animals don't do this specially. For their behaviors are responsible nature. Animals don't know, that they have a sense of humour. I suppose only people have a sense of humour, but I can't to explain why I think that.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by agatawerecka » Sun Dec 07, 2014 3:41 pm

As far as Im concerned I've never had any pets and im not pretty sure that they have sens of humor. I'm not an expert ... but Ithink Animals don't have souls so probably they are empty inside. Laughing in animals has a different function than in humans. It seems to me that we will never know the answer to this question, because we cannot ask for a animals. Unfortunately, Animals cannot talk. :)

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by klamolga » Sun Dec 07, 2014 3:42 pm

I believe that animals don't have sense of humor, because I have a dog, which lays on the bed all days. She doesn't show any feelings. Except for times when someone has something to eat. At once you become her best friend. Dogs have brains respondent two years old children's brain. Sometimes we can imagine that they have sense of humor but this is only an illusion, because they have smile on their faces.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by kowalskidzik » Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:01 pm

This is a hard question because we can not experience it. I think animals dont have a sense of humor. Often we see that the dogs moving tail which means that they are happy. However, I think this is due to the fact that animals love to play. Therefore, I think that animals do not have a sense of humor, but I could be wrong on this because I do not know about.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by wiktoriasz » Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:08 pm

I never think about it. These topic is hard to discuss If I'm not a specialist about animals. In my opinion it's impossible that the pets have a sense of humour. Of course they do a funny things and merry tricks but not because they know about funny side of things which they do. It's only a human decision what make his laugh.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by OlaaMej » Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:37 pm

I don't think that animals have a sense of humor. Even when they want to play with you, they just do it because they are bored or you stole something for them. I have a dog and a cat, who are their opposites. My dog wants to play only when i stole his toy, even we he try to get it back i don't know if he is having fun 'couse he can't smile. On the other hand my cat just sleeps and eats, if you interrupt him he will scratche you - that's why even when he would be a human he wouldn't have a sense of humor. You just can't tell that animals are smiling or laughing - THEY CAN'T DO ANY OF THIS THINGS.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by OskiDz » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:02 pm

TalkingPoint wrote:Do you think it's true that animals have a sense of humour?
I don't know whether the animals have a sense of humor, because in my life I only had a fish. On the other hand I am sure that animals like the people feel the same sadness and happiness but they show it in different way.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by KubaKoi » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:14 pm

It's hard to say for me because I have never had an animal, but I think they really have a sense of humour. I can't explain it, but I believe in it. I often see two cats or dogs which are playing with each other, and I think they can communicate with each other and that's why they are happy. I can't say how animals can understand other animals, but I think they just can.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by NaKuzajewska » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:48 pm

I don't think that animals have a sense of humour. With it I mainly associate jokes. When people tell them or laught at them, we know that they have a sense of humour, but animals..? I have a dog and I often feel that he is happy when I for example come back home or when I play with him in some games, but he unfortunately doesn't understand jokes, so he can't have a sense of humour.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by kasgol » Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:18 pm

Lately I have been reading that monkeys like and can laugh and they laugh sounds similarly to our. But I don't think that others animals have sense of humor. For example when I come back to home my dog is enjoy that I come but he doesn't laugh when I said jokes or something funny.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by annmadej » Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:41 pm

I dont think so that animals have sense of humor, they can have a lot of type emotion but i never saw my cat laughing or something like this, my cat is happy, sad or bored but never saw any behavior that would indicate a sense of humor.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Adifanstal » Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:20 pm

Animals don't have a sense of humour. That can't laugh. They can't telling jokes. They can't doing crazy mines.

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by MajaPu » Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:51 pm

This is hard question, 'cause we don't know what other person or animal {-: feel, but in my opinion- ofc they have! My Grandfather has a dog and he certainly have sense of humour! He (dog, not Grandfather {-: ) smiles, he shows us a lot of feelings every day! So- yes! :ok:

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Krisi » Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:04 am

Yes, be more sensitive of your pets' felling... observe them more often, eventually you will notice that they too find ways how to communicate with you.
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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by raneeya » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:48 am

I think it's true. We all have inexplicable fears, which can sometimes take over us and immobilize our will. I'm afraid of height, for example. I haven't been able to overcome this fear since my childhood. But at the same time it's so natural for people to be afraid of something. This world is full of dangers, and in order to survive we must always be cautious and alert.
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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by reindeer » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:40 pm

Hugh? Moore? Murmur...

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Re: Do animals have a sense of humour?

Post by Krisi » Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:32 am

yes, they have feelings too... my youngest puppy (all of my dogs are puppies even if they are old already) has thought of a way how to ask us to play with her. :-)
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