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Maine Coon Cat Sounds

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Mia

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Purred: Mon Jul 16, '07 5:58pm PST 
Hello,

I recently adopted a 1 yr old cat, which definitely has some Maine Coon in her due to her bushy tail, markings on her head, large feet, etc. I have only had her for a month and she recently started making a meowing sound. Based on the information I found online this should signify wanting attention or being happy. This is also done in combination of her lowering her stomache and front, and arching her back legs and tail. I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced anything similar to this or knows what some of the sounds might mean. Any advice, suggestions, comments, etc. are welcome. Thanks smile
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Lionel- Hardcastle

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Purred: Mon Jul 16, '07 7:50pm PST 
Not really sure what sounds you are describing, but I grunt or trill (Like a pigeon) whenever I flop on my side or lay down. It's just kind of a 'sigh' that I do. Maybe that's what you are doing...
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Krishna

I love to swim
 
 
Purred: Mon Aug 27, '07 7:46pm PST 
not sure either, when I was alive I would make sounds like a bird and sometimes my people thought I was trying to talk "Buckow"?? not sure what buckow meant but I would say it alot especially when they came home from work.
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Vinny

Treats PLEASE
 
 
Purred: Thu Sep 20, '07 9:47am PST 
I have a double meow....and I can say momma. I know how to get her attention.kittykitty
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Maggie

Princess Snow- Belle
 
 
Purred: Thu Sep 20, '07 8:07pm PST 
Hee Hee - Loki and I say Mama too!!!!!!!!!

We also trill.....
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Peachy- (Coonmountai- n Blues in

Peachy Keen
 
 
Purred: Mon Sep 24, '07 6:13am PST 
I don't make the classic 'meow' sound, but I do trill and yap when my Mommy first gets home. I'm usually telling her to come fill up my bowl. The older I get the more comfortable 'talking' I become. I also immitate the word Momma. She's such a sucker for thatsmile
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Charle Bird

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Purred: Fri Sep 28, '07 7:24pm PST 
Mia does look like she's got some Maine Coon in her!

But I'll answer your question with a question...has she been spayed? I'm assuming she has, as she came from a shelter, but it kind of sounds like she's in heat!

Just a guess...
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Legolas

Mommy's fuzzy- orange baby
 
 
Purred: Sat Sep 29, '07 6:16pm PST 
Hello. I am a one and half year old Maine Coon. I don't really speak. I am a quiet kitty but I do make trilling sounds. If you aren't sure on a sound and it bothers you, please check with your vet.
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Silver

Silver J - Space Cadet
 
 
Purred: Sat Sep 29, '07 9:48pm PST 
I make that sound all the time! What you describe I make that sound all the time! What you describe is a "trill", used as a greeting and also as a very friendly invitation to come pet me and play! I am a Maine Coon also, and I'm pretty vocal. I also chirp every time I enter a room where my owner is to let her know I'm there, and I make a quiet little "Urf" sound when you've stopped petting me and I want more! I also answer every question, and complain loudly when locked out of the room my owner is!
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Izadore- (Izzie)

Always make it- look like the- dogs did it
 
 
Purred: Wed Oct 3, '07 7:30am PST 
Hi, Mia
I am a rescued MC who was born under my neighbor's deck.
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My sister is also a rescued MC from a shelter, and my bro, Ernie, is "just" a DSH (domestic short-hair). We ALL trill. Ernie does talk! He said "oh-oh" the other day when he knocked something over.

I don't think cat sounds are breed specific. We MC's DO trill a lot instead of me-owing, but I also meow (loud) when I can't find my brother or my mom. I think it depends on our mood. I also stretch like you do when I get up after a looong nap. red face I use whatever sound or meow that will get the most attention the fastest! way to go

Love,
Iz
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