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What Noises Totally Freak Out Your Cat?

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, noises )

- 782 days ago -
My cats run when they hear lawnmowers, and one hates when garbage bins are wheeled to the curb.

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Christeen Anderson (655)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 5:54 am
The UPS truck really freaks one of my cats out.

Sandi C. (230)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:52 am
my cats hides when someone knocks on the door.

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:09 am
My cat critters no longer react to the cacophony of noises in my house ~ except for Amirah who goes freakazoid when my bread machine dings.

Sara P. (72)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 11:01 am
When garbage bins are wheeled to the curb and the noise of the noise that make the truck that cleans the streets.

GGmaSheila D. (178)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:08 pm
Mine used to hate vacuum cleaners, even the little canister. They'd run low to the ground if they heard the garbage disposal. Yet neither flicked a whisker at my son's basement band practices - guitars, amps, and drums going wall-shaking loud at times...they'd stretch, maybe resettle where they'd been napping, and close their eyes. Go figure.

Jamie Clemons (282)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
When I sneeze stormy bolts for the hills. He is very skittish.

Dianne D. (476)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:45 pm
Sometimes the vaccum cleaner will freak them out and other times not. When I'm ready to turn it on, I always say 'noise', 'noise' to prepare them. I've never tried to chase them with the vaccum, or threaten them in any way, but they are scared of it.

. (0)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:13 pm
Yes, the vaccum is one, and the coffee grinder sends them sailing...

Birgit W. (155)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:34 pm
Noise pollution does not only freak animals out. It does it to us too.

Winn Adams (218)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 6:22 pm
Opening a plastic garbage bag, the vacuum cleaner for sure and the garbage truck too.

PrimaAWAY B. (1278)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:40 pm
Winn, yes plastic bags . There's quite a list and most are the typical but i did think the sound of a plastic bag was a bit odd. That was one cat.

The garbage truck and Vacuum always.


Barbara V. (51)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:28 pm

caroline s. (81)
Friday October 4, 2013, 3:50 am
The vacuum cleaner, plastic bags, the doorbell and FIREWORKS!!

Ruth C. (264)
Friday October 4, 2013, 8:45 am
Lighting, but I always talk to them so that they know its okay.
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