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What Noises Totally Freak Out Your Cat?


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

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



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Christeen Anderson (488)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 5:54 am
The UPS truck really freaks one of my cats out.
 

Sandi C. (236)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:52 am
my cats hides when someone knocks on the door.
 

Barbara D. (75)
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. (57)
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. (170)
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 (280)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
When I sneeze stormy bolts for the hills. He is very skittish.
 

Dianne D. (463)
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.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:13 pm
Yes, the vaccum is one, and the coffee grinder sends them sailing...
 

Birgit W. (144)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:34 pm
Noise pollution does not only freak animals out. It does it to us too.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 6:22 pm
Opening a plastic garbage bag, the vacuum cleaner for sure and the garbage truck too.
 

PrimaSICK 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
Lightning.
 

caroline schnettler (80)
Friday October 4, 2013, 3:50 am
The vacuum cleaner, plastic bags, the doorbell and FIREWORKS!!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday October 4, 2013, 8:45 am
Lighting, but I always talk to them so that they know its okay.
 
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