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
Hi
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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happy cat
by: Anonymous

My cat meows when heater kicks on (especially when she comes in from the cold) and she lays and rolls in front of it. If she hated it, I am sure she wouldn't want to lay in front of it. I think she is saying thank you, I was cold.

Omg
by: Sue Nelson

My 2 year old male cat was crying and running all over my Florida house within 10 seconds of the furnace kicking on - first time we used heat since he arrived! I stressed all day trying to figure out what caused this meowing - and then the heat kicked on again - he lost it again! Must be the sound or smell - air conditioning doesn't bother him......

same
by: Anonymous

My cat does this every year when I first turn the furnace on for the season; Enough that I googled this question! Eventually in a few days she settles down :)

Meowing cat
by: Anonymous

My cat meows non-stop too when the heat comes on. I have no clue why. I sometimes just turn it off at night so I can sleep because he hates it so much

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.

smell
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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