How do domestic cats respond to music?

Domestic cat enjoying music. Or are they?!

Cats and music—a curious combination! Let’s explore how our feline friends groove (or perhaps purr) to the tunes. 🎵 In summary, cats do have musical preferences, and understanding their reactions can help us create harmonious melodies for our feline companions. 🐾🎶 For further exploration, you can check out the scholarly articles: Remember, whether it’s …

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‘Cat man’ Ed Sheeran scotches music copyright violation claims for others

Ed outside court after the litigation

Anybody who has plans to sue a musician for a violation of their intellectual property rights concerning their musical composition may have to think twice about it after Ed Sheeran successfully defended for the second time claims against him for music copyright violations. Ed Sheeran is a cat man or perhaps it is his …

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How do cats react to music?

How do cats react to music?

We remain unsure about domestic cats’ reaction to music. More than 30 years ago, the great Dr. Desmond Morris said that domestic cats react idiosyncratically to the sound of music. What he was saying is that each individual cat reacts in their own way to human music because at that time no one had …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is wrong to criticise the movie version of “Cats” the musical

Lloyd Webber at premier

It’s all over the news, Andrew Lloyd Webber criticising the movie version of his “Cats” musical which is one of the longest running theatre shows ever. It was highly successful as a theatre show and apparently a complete disaster as a film. The director Tom Hooper has almost been vilified. There has been a …

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Veterinary clinics should have custom-made cat and dog music playing in the background

Stressed cat at vet's clinic

I’ll focus on cats. Custom-made calming cat music played in veterinary clinics before and during their interaction with the veterinarian reduced stress in cats and made them more handleable. This is the conclusion of a study carried out at Louisiana State University (LSU) called: Effects of music on behavior and physiological stress response of …

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Do cats respond to music?

Cat music

Do cats respond to music? The question should be rephrased, ‘Do cats respond favourably to music?’. Some human music played loudly would certainly upset a cat if not a human as well. So the question is whether cats like music as most humans do. And I think it is an important question because there …

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