• Mar 18, 2019

For several thousands of years of life near the person pets learned to understand it.

Myths and the Facts about Language of Cats

Quite often they also try to communicate with the owners.

The voice device of four-footed pets is not capable to make sounds of the human speech therefore they express the feelings and desires, using a mimicry and gestures. Zoologists explain myths and the facts about language of cats.

Behaviour of favourites

Gestures of cats are very expressive though owners not always understand them correctly.

Zoopsychologists so explain behavior of cats:

Behaviour of Cats

  1. The pet turns a back, having raised a tail. It is not necessary to consider that thus it expresses the contempt. Actually the animal so respects the owner and trusts him that it allows to sniff at itself. In the cat's environment it is accepted.
  2. Once the person rises from a sofa, the animal right there gets on his place. In many countries there is a myth that it is impossible to drive a cat from the place, for her it is deadly offense. Actually the alumna just likes the owner's smell. If it is polite to remove her, then she without problems will settle in other place.
  3. When the cat quickly runs by, having pulled in the head in shoulders, you should not think that she just hurries on affairs. An animal something did and now is afraid of punishment.
  4. When the favourite tramples down the owner's stomach forepaws , it does not mean that she tries to dig a hole there. Kittens so mass a mother's tummy that more milk was allocated. The adult animal in this way expresses the passionate love. In addition it can butt the person the head that too is expression of feelings.
  5. The alumna who persistently sits a back to the owner goes and again sits down in the same pose, does not show in this way the indifference. On the contrary, she wants to draw attention of the person and to communicate to it. You should not ignore these signs.
  6. It is not necessary to think that the animal who dragged a dead mouse to the house, hints that it is badly fed. In it tells a parental instinct. Like wild cats who bring to kittens production the alumna tries to accustom owners to the "correct" food. It can be praised, and slowly to throw out a mouse.

Mimicry and sounds

The mood of a cat can easily be understood according to her muzzle. The mimicry means the following:

  • at an uneasy animal eye are blinked, ears are pressed to the head, and the pupil is narrowed;
  • the quiet round muzzle gives satisfaction;
  • at the scared cat the head is involved in shoulders, the body is collected in a lump ;
  • at a furious animal of companies оскален, ears are twisted outside, eyes stare at the opponent.

Communication of Cats with Owners by means of a Mimicry and Gestures

Though the alumna usually communicates a mimicry and gestures, she often uses a voice, publishing purring. This sound has different tonalities.

Usually with its help the animal emphasizes the feelings:

  • soft purring — approval and pleasure;
  • rough — full satisfaction;
  • high — wants to receive something;
  • uneasy — an indisposition;
  • draft — asks the owner to approach.

the sounds Made by a cat often are followed by gestures . When she needs to receive something from the owner, she in addition fingers him a paw. If she complains or something demands, then turns a muzzle in the necessary direction and increases volume of sound.

to understand an animal, rather attentively to look narrowly at it.

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