How Cats Show What is on Their Mind


Mother cats talk a lot to their kittens with very loving sounds, even to human ears. As the kittens mature and develop their good eyesight, the mother relies more on her cat body language. Silent cat body language is safer to use in the wild.

However, we cats living with humans find it necessary, and more effective, to make vocal sounds rather than rely on our body language. Humans usually don't understand our cat body language, but a loud meow almost always gets results.

The main cat body language communication device is the tail, followed by the ears, eyes, and whiskers. Here are some of the tail, ears, eyes and whiskers messages:

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