07/12/2012 05:19 GMT

Cat Helps With Baby's Spanish Lesson (VIDEO)

It takes a lot of hard work and perseverance to raise a child as bilingual. And it definitely helps if everyone in the household gets on board and helps out with the language lessons.

Need an example of the kind of thing we mean? Well, just take a look at the video above - in which a proud dad and admirably helpful cat team up to teach a baby a very simple everyday phrase in both English and Spanish.

Of course, what you really need to ensure maximum progress in this kind of endeavour is a parrot. Or a talking dog…