Mulder is not the only cat that knows how to open a door. We even had a neighbor cat that had learned to hop up on the banister and ring the doorbell when he wanted to get back in the house. This cat did not care what time of night it was when he rang the bell. Cats are a lot more observant than people give them credit for. Mulder obviously watched his humans opening the door and learned how it was done. It is just a short hop to the handle. This video is funny. The cat opening the door is really amazing. The funniest thing about the video is the owner. The man thinks he is smart enough to outwit the feline with a pan of water. This guy is honestly surprised that his water barrier is no problem for the cat at all. The cat overcomes the human device in just three tries.
One might wonder why the man just does not lock the door or get a lock that the cat cannot decipher. Again, cats one and humans zero.
The video is just plain fun. It shows just how ingenious cats are. The weird stuff that cats do is one of the reasons people like cats. Cat antics have amused people for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians even had a cat god. In the case of Mulder perhaps “god of doors” or “master’s master” might be the proper title for this really smart cat.