Cat Meows when I tune the heat on in the house

every year when i turn the heat on in the house for the first time my one cat wont stop meowing, is there a reason for this

Answer by Kate
Not that i can think of apart from the fact your cat is reacting to a change in their home environment. They may feel a little unsettled for a few days until they get used to the new situation, you never know the heating may make a slight noise which the cat can pick up on.

meowing is sometimes a signal of feeling a little disorientated. Dont worry it should pass, just give them lots of TLC.

best wishes Kate

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My cat does this too
by: Tess

My cat cries when the gas pilot light kicks on for the heater and for my oven. She hears it before I even hear the gas then click. This has been going on for years. Yes, I have a CO2 detector. She gets irritated at the sound. Once the sound and hiss of the gas stop she settles down. I feel bad because she is so agitated, I barely use my oven.

by: jake

My cat does this as well. My wife and I suspect that it is the smell of the heater. Not sure why it's so alarming for the cat. We may be crazy but it's almost as if the cat senses danger like a potential fire.

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