Where does the name cat come from?
The person's name "Cat" generally is an abridgement of Catherine.
The animal name "cat" comes from the Latin word cattus.
Yes, a cat can answer to his name. My grandmother has about 25 cats and they all answer to there own name without a problem. You just have to train them to respond to name. Good luck! Cats can't answer to their name, they just regognise your voice and the tone of it. You can call any word in the same tone and the cat will come over.
I think Thomas is a really great name. I have a cat named Thomas, and to be honest, my bro chose that name because at the time he loved Thomas the Tank Engine. I would encourage you to name your cat Thomas, if you really like it. If not, think of you favorite TV show. I'm sure names will come to mind then.
If the cat is familiar with the house and knows where it is, the cat should come back to the house for food and water, affection(unless the cat gets it from other people a lot) and to come inside for warmth and shelter. If the cat is killed outside by a car, another animal or a person, there is no way the cat will come back. If the cat gets pregnant(if you haven't spayed the…