jump to last post 1-4 of 4 discussions (6 posts)

Do cats communicate?

  1. Goldia profile image60
    Goldiaposted 3 years ago

    Do cats communicate?

    How do cats communicate with other cats, animals, or people?

    Photos source: scribalterror.blogs.com

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/9052310_f260.jpg

  2. profile image0
    sheilamyersposted 3 years ago

    They communicate through vocalizations and body posture/movement.

    If you listen to a cat meow, you'll notice subtle differences depending on what they want. I've had so many cats through the years, I know what they want by the meow.

    Purring is used for showing contentment, although some cats will purr if they're sick/injured. You'd have to look that one up because I can't remember why they purr when not in a good mood.

    Two of the most common body postures are the "scared" cat (with back up and hair raised) and showing their belly (submissiveness). There are so many others, I can't list them all.

    Each cat is different, so you have to learn how they communicate with you, other people, and animals by observation.

    1. Goldia profile image60
      Goldiaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Each cat sure is different and unique.

    2. Le Beau Chat profile image60
      Le Beau Chatposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I love hearing my cats communicate with each other smile

  3. ii3rittles profile image82
    ii3rittlesposted 3 years ago

    They speak and communicate a few ways.

    One: The tail http://purrfectlove.net/2014/08/tail-talk/
    Two: Verbal http://purrfectlove.net/2014/07/13-sounds-a-cat-makes/

    Both links provide you with the info you need.

  4. Goldia profile image60
    Goldiaposted 10 months ago

    I see my cats kiss noses as a greeting. They are showing each other that they like each other.

 
working