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Cat-To-English Dictionary

Wondering what your cat means when it meows at you?
Here is a small dictionary that translates Cat talk into English.

Simply move your mouse over each tile, to discover the  meaning of what your cat is trying to tell you.

Miaow means...

Feed Me

Meeow means...

Pet Me

Mrooww means...

I love you

Mow means...

Snuggling is a good idea.

Miioo-oo-oo means...

I am in love and must meet my betrothed outside beneath the hedge. Don't wait up.

Mrow means...

I feel like making noise.

Miaowmiaow means...

Play with me.

Miaowmioaw means...

Have you noticed the shortage of available cat toys in this room?

Mioawmioaw means...

Since I can find nothing better to play with, I shall see what happens when I sharpen my claws on this handy piece of furniture.

Raowwwww means...

I think I shall now spend time licking the most private parts of my anatomy.

Mraakk! means...

I see a small bird out the window! Please come over here little feathered friend!

Ssssroww! means...

I believe that I have found a gopher. I shall now act terribly brave.

Rrrow-mawww means...

Please, the time is come to tidy the litter box.

Rrrow-miawww means...

I have remedied the litter box untidiness by shoveling the contents as far out of the box as was practical.

Mrowwwww means...
(only heard in males)

I am now recalling, with sorrow, that some of my private parts did not return with me from the visit to the vet.

Roww-maww-roww means...

I am glad you have returned home with both arms full of groceries. I will rub myself against your legs. attempting to trip you as you walk towards the kitchen.

Mmeww means...

I believe I have heard a burglar. If you would like to go and beat him senseless, I shall be happy to keep your spot in the bed warm.

Gakk-AK-AK means...

My digestive passages seem to have formed a hairball. Wherever could this have come from? I shall leave it here upon the carpeting.

Mowww! means...

I was enjoying snuggling and shedding in the warm clean laundry until you removed me so unkindly.

Miaow! Miaow! means...

I have discovered that, one may be able to wedge one's body through the gap behind the stove & into the drawer with pots, the reverse path is more difficult.

Mmmmmmm means...

If I sit in the sunshine for another week or so, I think I might be satisfied.

Grrrnite means...

Good Night.

Mmeeewake means...

Me wake. Wake up. I'm hungry.

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