The cat’s meow

Listen up, cat lovers!  Researchers of a 2019 study at the University of Milan collected and analyzed 440 recordings of “meows emitted by cats in different contexts”: when brushed by their owners, when isolated in an unfamiliar environment, and when waiting for food.


selective focus photo of cat




Research Reference:

10.5281/zenodo.4008297 DOI

CatMeows: A Publicly-Available Dataset of Cat Vocalizations

 Ludovico, Luca AndreaNtalampiras, StavrosPresti, GiorgioCannas, SimonaBattini, MonicaMattiello, Silvana

Project leader(s)

 Mattiello, Silvana

Project member(s)

 Battini, MonicaCannas, SimonaLudovico, Luca AndreaPresti, GiorgioNtalampiras, Stavros

[h/t Duncan Geere]