Cats are vocal animals, some more chatty than others, who attempt to communicate with humans through a wide range of sounds.
Did you know that a cat’s vocabulary consists of over 100 vocalizations, while a dog’s has about 10?!
Apparently, the more affectionate Fluffy is the more vocal she is. Siamese cats are notorious chatterboxes while Persians and Russian Blues are some of the quietest cats.
Cats express their emotions through the sounds they make. Learn more about the five common sounds below and what each means.
5 Common Cat Sounds
This is the most familiar sound a cat makes, but it is only used to communicate with humans. Since humans do not read body language – ear and tail twitches – the same way other animals do, cats discovered meowing was an effective form of communication.
Cats will meow when they are hungry, want … Read the rest