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Can't call base function if the function name is the same as a class name

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Here's a simple example that demonstrates the problem. Note how there is a class Cat, Foo, and Bar. There is no class named "Dog".
class Cat
{
}

class Foo
{
	int Cat()
	{
		return 0;
	}

	int Dog()
	{
		return 0;
	}
}

class Bar : Foo
{
	int Cat() override
	{
		return Foo::Cat(); // ERROR: Identifier 'Cat' is not a data type in namespace 'Foo' or parent
	}

	int Dog() override
	{
		return Foo::Dog(); // OK
	}
}
Edit: I forgot to set the prefix of the thread to Bug. Sorry about that! Edited by Ansjh

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