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Old 05-30-2008, 02:48 PM
Location: Living on 10 acres in Oklahoma
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For the last couple years of our 15 y/o Siamese life (Merlin-deceased as of 2006) he would wander around the house and make this bellow of a meow. We often joked he had sundowners syndrome but now our 10 y/o male (Doobie) has started occasionally doing the same thing with the loud meow. It's not like Doobie is looking for anyone b/c we are typically in the living room...but it's almost as if this is some sort of call out. I don't know...cat's bx's seem much harder to interpret than our dogs. Doobie is in good health. Merlin did have CHF during the last 6 months of his life. Any cats folks know what this type of meow means?
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Old 05-31-2008, 10:04 AM
Location: Madison, WI
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My cats do this when they are playing with sparkle balls sometimes. The are actually holding the ball in their mouths while they howl. Someone told me it is what a mother cat does when she catches food for her kittens to call them to dinner, but my male cats do it too.
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Old 05-31-2008, 11:20 AM
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My cat is part Siamese (and part lynx) and she will do this low bellow occasionally, it seems when she sees a bird or squirrel in the trees outside the deck. Maybe it is an agressive signal to them? I just tell her to "stop that" in a stern voice, and she does! Then meows contritely like a little kitten. She has been thoroughly checked by the vet recently and also in very good health.
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