Lifestyle Pets Friday's Funny Video: Cat Answers the Phone Cat plays secretary, but doesn't connect the call. By People Staff Published on February 27, 2009 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Ring, ring! This must be one smart cat: He heard a phone ringing, and knew to lift the receiver off its hook! Unfortunately for the person on the line, there wasn’t a human around to chat, so we hope it wasn’t an important call! Want to see more? Check out yesterday’s Funny Video.