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Cat howling!

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by IzzyTwig, Jun 29, 2014.

  1. IzzyTwig

    IzzyTwig PetForums Senior

    Jan 18, 2008
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    I've just adopted a new dog and a few hours after bringing her home I heard this very bizarre noise coming from upstairs, like a high pitched but quiet howling noise. I though it was my new rescue dog but both dogs were asleep by my feet. So I went upstairs and turns out it was Zu my cat howling away.

    What on earth? Since when can cats howl?

    Of course when I went upstairs the dogs followed me, saw the howling cat and joined in. So I had all three animals sat with their heads flung back howling. Bonkers!

    Anyone else with a cat that howls?

    I'm wondering if she's trying to be more dog lol.

    I also caught her giving a lecture to the two dogs, both dogs were backed into a corner looking confused with the cat sat in front of them chattering away. She's a bossy boots at times. Perhaps she was lecturing them on house rules and etiquette. It was certainly a funny sight, two big huskies being bossed around by a little cat. :p
  2. Britt

    Britt Missing you so much

    May 18, 2014
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    Pooh meows in a certain way when he wants to go outdoors (meaning in the hallway since I don't have a garden) and it sounds like a howl. I read somewhere that older cats do that but he's only 3 :rolleyes:
  3. Jaf

    Jaf PetForums VIP

    Apr 17, 2014
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    One of my semi ferals howled when I put the radio on. Was supposed to calm him down!
  4. egyptianreggae

    egyptianreggae PetForums VIP

    May 26, 2012
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    I don't think "howling" is a strong enough word for the noise that Tiny makes when he is frightened by the hairdryer. It's dreadful, low-pitched, anguished wail that seems to come from the depths of hell, where tormented souls are imprisoned for all eternity. I couldn't believe I wasn't turned to stone on hearing it. He even carried it on for a good 30 seconds after I'd turned the hairdryer off, just so he could be sure I'd got the message.

    I now dry my hair naturally, which is much better for both the condition of my hair and for my fragile, shattered nerves :)
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