Talking Cat Says No No!

This is a video in which the cat appears to say “No, No!” repeatedly. It is a funny cat video…

However, the cat is simply vocalising a sound when in an anxious and submissive state when expecting to be attacked by the look of the cat’s flattened ears which are in the defensive, protected position. Cats protect their ears which are easily damaged in a fight.

The sounds and/or behavior that domestic cats make under these circumstances varies a lot but sometimes, rarely, the sound, by pure chance, mimics the sound of the word “No”. The sound made by another cat may be similar to another short word. It is just pot luck.

The question I have, which is not funny unfortunately, is why is this cat fearful? Is there someone out of view who is doing something that makes the cat nervous? It looks that way to me.

My thanks to Dee for finding the video. Associated: Cat Sounds.

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Talking Cat Says No No! — 13 Comments

  1. I agree with all.
    I expected a cute video when I found it.
    But, instead, I saw a cat that was terrified and I believe that he was being mentally tormented behind the camera.
    Ears back, wide eyed, stance all tell me that.
    I hated it.

  2. That’s a horrible video, so upsetting to see a cat in such fear and not something that I would ever laugh at, if that is the sort of thing that some people want to see and enjoy then they are not sort of people I would want to associate with. Yes the Internet is full of trash like this but surely it’s best ignored and not shared for cat haters to get their thrill from.

    • Yes let YouTube and other lowlife web sites sink to the depths of depravity, mocking and laughing at cats, I wouldn’t think we want the sort of people who enjoy seeing a cat in fear, here at PoC. Bad enough Woody and his relentless repetitive ranting his hatred of cats.
      I wish I hadn’t looked as now it’s in my mind worrying if that cat is OK, what sort of life does he have and there is absolutely nothing I can do to help him.
      If I was a new visitor today I wouldn’t come back!

  3. Hi Im not going to look at that Video as I dont think its Funny at all. Just the look on the Cats Face is enough to warn me that something bad must be happening.

      • That look on the Cat, is of Fear and of being afraid like something horrible is happening. I’ve chosen anything that look that scarey I refuse to look at!! As it hurts me Emotionally after everything I’ve learnt and hearld about Cats and Kittens and all Animals have made me Stronger but things like this is just horrible.

  4. Not in the least bit funny, that poor cat is half crazed with fear. So upset to see this that I couldn’t watch it all, who could be so cruel as to let whatever was terrifying him continue to do so and to film it too!
    Shocked that anyone calls this a funny video!

  5. Michael, I totally agree. . .this is absolutely hilarious, but. . . . . what is that baby frightened of?? He is obviously very upset about something. . . I am just hoping that it’s nothing serious. . . but it really does sound like he is saying “no, no no”. . .

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