REASONS YOUR CAT IS CONSTANTLY MEOWING

REASONS YOUR CAT IS CONSTANTLY MEOWING

      

Meow of a cat is the cutest sound ever! But if they continue to meow, a question might arise. There can be chances that they are having some health issues which need to get checked by the vet. Following are some of the reasons for the constant meowing of your cat:

  • Your cat could be in heat This could be one of the reason if your cat has not been spayed. If a 6-month-old unspayed cat starts to meow then it is positive that they are in heat. When a cat is in heat, the sounds are quite loud and it appears like they are in too much pain. If you pet them near their bottom, they become overly affectionate.
  • It can be a sign of Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is something which is seen in elderly cats where they experience symptoms like insatiable hunger, weight loss, vocalization, and excessive activity. If your cat is having any such symptoms then you should immediately take them to the vet and get them checked.
  • Your cat might have a loss of vision or hearing The extreme vocalization is a problem that is mainly seen in elderly cats. A slow weakening of senses is the old age side effects. So, don’t be surprised if your elderly cat cries when you turn off lights at night, that’s just because they are helpless. They can’t hear or move around the house the way they used to, therefore, they meow as a signal for
  • Senile cats meow quite a lot Mental conditions like feline cognitive dysfunction syndrome or cat dementia, can make your cat feel helpless, scared and even disoriented. They express their anguish and frustration by yowling, wailing, and continuously meowing. Cats suffering from cognitive dysfunction tend to become more irritable and have troubled body coordination and sleep cycles.
  • Cat’s meow for expressing pain Cats always want to hide their sickness and rarely show pain, but, when the pain becomes uncontrollable, they meow for attention.
  • Your cat may meow if they feel bored or lonely The cats that are very much attached to their owners can meow a lot when they are home alone or are bored. So it’s always better to leave some toys with them when they are alone. You can even get another cat to give them company.