vocalisations

Do domestic cats chuff?

Domestic cats don't chuff. Tigers chuff. It is a form of communication made at close range and part of the…

2 months ago

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…

4 months ago

Video of Canada lynx in verbal duel

The news media have described this as caterwauling but I would not call it that because strictly speaking caterwauling is…

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…

10 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…

10 months 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

What does a jaguarundi sound like?

Please turn your volume down before playing the video! This is a video of still photos of jaguarundi cubs with…

2 years ago

Why do tigers chuff?

The Tiger chuff is a close-range sound and an integral part of the tiger's greeting behaviour. Tigers have several vocalisations…

4 years ago

Siamese Cat Howled for Days And Would Not Eat after Her Sister Died

It is sad but true: animals “grieve" for lost relatives. They also grieve for friends who have passed on.  In…

4 years ago