Growling is a raspy, harsh, guttural sound that your sweet kitty produces for various reasons. A cat performs the sound with its mouth slightly open.
A cat performs the sound with its mouth slightly open. As the cat slowly exhales, air escapes causing the vocal folds to vibrate.
Many beg the questions, ‘Is this your house cat’s roar?’ ‘Why do cats growl?’ ‘Is he growling in pain? Let’s take a look at some of the most common causes of why cats growl.
Felines are inherently possessive creatures. If you take something that’s theirs, they’ll likely growl or hiss at you.
If your cat thinks something or someone poses a threat, it could be growling out of despair. In that case, try to calm your kitty down.
When your cat is growling, it might be that they want to express dominance caused by the inborn territorial sense they have.