US researchers have simulated half a virtual mouse brain on a supercomputer.BBC News/Technology: Mouse brain simulated on computer
The scientists ran a "cortical simulator" that was as big and as complex as half of a mouse brain on the BlueGene L supercomputer.
In other smaller simulations the researchers say they have seen characteristics of thought patterns observed in real mouse brains.
The computer hasn't yet been built that can simulate even half a cat's brain. Why, the bathing subroutines alone would require the invention of a new form of mathematics... call it "furry logic," perhaps.
Of course, here at Enrevanche House, as opposed to modelling cats on computers, we've had cats modelling on computers for years now.