cat vocalisations

Pitiful cat meows affect people less emotionally than whining dogs

A group of scientists led by Katherine Young of King's College London have come to the conclusion that the whining…

3 months ago

Bobcat Sounds

This page deals with bobcat sounds (vocal communication) and extends to other forms of communication, which are visual marks and…

6 months ago

What is physically happening inside a cat when he purrs? Does the cat choose when to purr?

At one time, in the long distant past, there was a theory that the cat's voicebox had nothing whatsoever to…

9 months ago

Do cats purr with other cats? Or do they purr only with humans?

Do cats purr with other cats? Or do they purr only with humans? I'll get straight to the point: domestic…

9 months ago

Fiercely wild and independent bobcat kitten makes special wild cat sound when released

It's the sound of this cute bobcat kitten which interests me. He or she looks a little bit like a…

12 months ago

How do cats take it when they meow at you and then you respond by copying them and meowing back?

I think I can answer this in one sentence but I welcome the input of others. If you meow at…

1 year ago

Long-range cat sounds (vocalizations)

The long-range cat sounds (vocalisations) that we know well are the roars of the roaring big cats: lion, tiger, jaguar…

1 year ago

Do women consider their cats to be more empathetic and communicative than men?

The pointed and slightly provocative title comes from a study which found that women consider their domestic cat companions to…

1 year ago

So you think a small, cute wild cat will make a nice pet?

WARNING: Turn your computer volume controls down a click or two before playing this video! Some people are tempted into…

1 year ago

How do cats purr?

How do cats purr? I mean how do domestic cats physically make the purring sound? I present three theories. The…

1 year ago