We're cat and dog lovers in the Greg McShea household. If you have a Fido or Fluffy in your house, they may have super powers. What? Does that mean they're going to have to get secret identities?

Here's what we learned from a report by Discovery on pawnation.com:

A new study has found that cats and dogs may be able to see in ultraviolet. Researchers hope that the new data will allow them to understand how animal vision influences what animals do.

Given their sleek ways, cats have long been a symbol of mysticism, and now the reputation gets a boost from new research that finds common house cats see things that are invisible to us. Everything from psychedelic stripes on flowers to flashy patterned feathers on birds are likely detectable by cats and certain other animals, while humans remain oblivious to such things.

The secret behind the feline vision "superpower" is ultraviolet light (UV) detection. A new paper, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, found that cats, dogs and certain other animals see this form of light that is usually invisible to humans."

The secret behind the feline vision "superpower" is ultraviolet light (UV) detection. A new paper, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, found that cats, dogs and certain other animals see this form of light that is usually invisible to humans."

Watch this video that demonstrates how birds and bees (no kidding) see ultraviolet: