Originally Posted by keelyg
I've never heard a hiss or growl from mine. In fact, she doesn't really meow either - except when she's in her pet carrier going to the vets or if she's really, really scared.
Except this morning - she did a tiny meow as I was saying 'goodbye, mummy has to go to work to keep you in cat food' - just so I could spend the rest of the day feeling awful about leaving her on her own - she might be getting a new little friend!
Is it OK to have a non-meowing cat?
of course.. Wonton doesn't meow much at all. In fact he's so silent that if he meows it's an "event" - "Wonton meowed today!".
He has hissed, though. He hisses at the vaccuum cos it's his mortal enemy..and one time i was playing with him with a stuffed dinosaur and he suddenly somehow got threatened by it, his tail puffed upand he growled at it and hissed at it. And then there's the time he freaked out on me-when i tried to spend time with him a few days later, he was sitting on the head of the bed and me at the foot. i very slowly, carefully got up to get a glass of water, and he gave me the "owwrrrrrrr" low grow and then hissed
at me. i couldn't believe it-my kitty hissed at me! thank heavens he's back to normal now.