Whenever cats talk, most humans hear meow or miaou. Or perhaps even spelled a different way from either of those. It’s hard to say if the cat is reciting one of their latest poems or an article for a magazine, or just hi, but one thing is clear. Cats do talk to their humans. Cats do have things to say. Not necessarily all the time. Sometimes they ask us questions or confirm what they think we are saying to them. Make no mistake meow or miaou means a lot coming from a cat even if humans don’t always know what … Continue reading Meow/Miaou

Cat Quotes 3:06

Cats do not have to be shown how to have a good time, for they are unfailing ingenious in that respect. —James Mason Cats have a grand old time in my presence. They’ve given me some great pointers on how to have a good time with them. They never seemed to mind when I was watching them. I know they watch me too. All the wrestling Sir Socks and Spot have done in front of me was amazing to watch. Meow is like aloha — it can mean anything. —Hank Ketchum Of course meow means a lot of different things. … Continue reading Cat Quotes 3:06

Cat Quotes 3:02

A meow massages the heart. —Stuart McMillan There is nothing like a cat talking. They don’t even have to be talking to me. They could be talking to another cat and I don’t mind listening to them. They are people with a different language. They know I have a had time with their language, but they have their ways of talking to me with a simple meow. If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr. —Martin Buxbaum So true for the most part. If we all treated each … Continue reading Cat Quotes 3:02

Cat Quotes 2:09

Meow is like aloha—it can mean anything. —Hank Ketchum It only sounds like meow to us humans. There are subtle nuances to every meow we hear unless the cat is repeating the same syllable to a human who just doesn’t understand more complex sentences they can speak among themselves. As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. —Ellen Perry Berkeley This is very true. If you ask any cat they will tell you bluntly that you can never ever own one of them. I don’t even try to own one. I just live with them. Continue reading Cat Quotes 2:09

Cat Quotes 2:03

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. —Garrison Keillor Cats don’t have a purpose? What about putting us in our place? What about teaching us we aren’t the only intelligent species on this planet? What about teaching us how to treat them with respect to earn their respect in return? A meow massages the heart. —Stuart McMillan Yes, it does. It’s wonderful to hear a pleasant meow. A greeting or Nuri’s happy sound. The sound she makes when she is happy to see me and will let me pick her up and cuddle … Continue reading Cat Quotes 2:03

Cat’s Meow

This month’s cat vocabulary is a term known as the cat’s meow, which is an expression for something that is fabulous. A cat’s meow literally can be anything. Cats tend to be quiet, unless they are vocal ones. Then they sound might as if they are complaining all the time. People used to tell me Sir Socks was too whiny. But he was just stating what was wrong and he hoped I could take care of the problem. But the cat’s meow is a good thing. For creatures who tend to be quiet and use stealth without much thought, their … Continue reading Cat’s Meow


When we cats talk, all you humans hear is meow. But we do use actual words. I myself have learned lots of English over the years living among humans. I have tried to speak English, but sadly my vocal apparatus won’t let me form the sounds correctly. So, I’ve learned to adapt my cat language so that humans would understand me. Too many have complained that I’m loud and whiny. I’m just assertive. I am particular as to how I like to be care for. It seems to me that too many humans are too distracted or just simply don’t … Continue reading Meow