What if Cats Said Hey Instead of Meow?

Why does my cat not say meow?

While most instances of cats not meowing are simply “personality” issues, it’s sometimes the case that a more serious physical problem can cause a cat’s silence. ​ Speak with your vet if you suspect another cause or if the silence is new.

Is it OK to meow back at your cat?

yes, but it has a bad effect. Cats meow at us to get humans attention only. If you meow back at them, they will get confused and sometimes, it eventually leads to more damage in their bodies.

Do cats fake meow?

What’s happening during this non-meow? According to the Smart Living Network, “The occasional ‘silent meow’ is common among felines and nothing to worry about and some cats do use this more often than others.” For many cats, the quiet meow simply is a substitute for a classic meow.

What are cats saying when they meow at you?

Generally, a meowing cat wants something—attention or food or perhaps access to a room. Sometimes though, meows simply serve as a “welcome home” salutation. Occasionally, a meow can signify loneliness or even illness.