Mews: Most languages agree on the sound cats make but…

Hi everyone,

We found these super cute cartoons how worldwide langues spell the sound cats make. Just had to share it with you! 😀

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cat noises

We hope you liked these as much as we did. 🙂 *Nyan*

Photo credit goes out to the wonderful James Chapman from Chapmangamo @ Tumblr!

He also sells these as books and posters. The cat one is available as A3 poster for £6 (approx 10 USD) here.

And his entire animal noise book collection here. Available as standard version for £6 or £10 for the hand signed and drawn version.



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54 thoughts on “Mews: Most languages agree on the sound cats make but…

  1. hugr5 says:

    OOPS! I just got the rest of your cartoon! You had it as well, with an N at the end…


    Never mind! 🙂

    On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Patricia Lang wrote:

    > I like the Japanese version as well … NYA. > > 🙂 >

  2. weggieboy says:

    Birds of the same species have dialects where the song of the species in one geographic area sing a variation of the same song in another. Horned larks in my state sound a lot different a couple hours’ drive north of me, to a degree I didn’t recognize the song the first time I heard it.

    That said, I wonder if cats have dialects…?

    • Danielle Saint-Pierre Robinson says:

      Yes, a very interesting question.. I think that cats do have dialects. My Lola does not meow like the rest of the gang. She is very vocal but does sound like a cross between a rusty fence and the Road Runner. A touch of Siamese perhaps?
      A question for parents of multiple cats: Do you notice of difference in meows?

      • Marc-André says:

        Yes we do! Oliver prruts and hardly ever meows (he has a very high pitched voice and seems embarassed about it) Nubia sounds like she is trying to inmitate human speech which sounds like a moooaaarrrowwww LOL

  3. Jacqueline says:

    Cute graphics and post!…Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year filled with great health, great joy and great love!…xoxo…J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

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