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YOUR CAT MEOWS AT YOU IN A FRIENDLY TONE
Sometimes when your cat “talks” to you, it can be difficult to know what it’s saying. A hiss or a growl are pretty clear, but cat meows and their meanings can be more complicated to decipher. If you know what to listen for, you’ll learn to recognize when your cat is just happy to see you. A friendly meow has a bright, high-pitched tone, possibly with a bit of a trill. Lower tones or growls, chirps, chatters and whinier meows that sound like crying are more indicative of distress, fear, hostility, curiosity or just good, old-fashioned begging.