It’s important to understand your Thai-cat(and all the others)!
Purrs, mewing, breaths, shouting, moans; the cat’s dictionary is wide and extremely various. Every sound, in fact, has a particular one meant and so it has to be translated, interpreted and recognized.
MURMURING: Generally they are represents by purrs . They indicate the cat’s spiritual disposition ,affectionated and relaxed ,so it expresses a sense of happiness and good predisposition to the others. But not only, they constitute also a callback of recognition and protection that ancestrally derives by the momcat’s attitude with her kitten during the nursing. Sometimes the purrs are used by the cat to relax himself in uneasiness situations, disease or fear!
VOCALIZING: They are represented by mewing. The cat uses the mewing to draw someone’s attention to him or to express uneasiness and dissatisfaction (cold, hunger, wants of caresses…). We haven’t to forget that cats have needs continuous cares and much consideration. When they mew they make it to manifest their needs, whatever they are, the Thai often mew to communicate what passes him trough the head! Naturally, it is up to us to understand what theirs mewing mean. You have to remember the cats love to be satisfied in their requirements, are they primary (food, sleep…) or secondary (need of attention, relax…)..
THE VIBRATIONS: The so-called “forced” vibrations are constituted by vocalizes manifested as breaths and growls to shouting . Also they get angry: with this behavior the cats do some typical negative actions: a ttack, defence and bad feelings as the fear and the threat of danger. The vocalizing of a cat in love is not, like is common to think , a recognition signal turned to their partners, but an alarm and personal defence signal made to drive away the others contenders they consider as “intruders”. These are well-recognizable in the Thai, they shout so strongly for being sure that the others have understood what he said!
Our little friends do not use only the to communicate their emotions to us and to others cats. There are gestures and postures well- characterising their necessity to express their needs and their spiritual disposition. In fact, It can be just asserted that the cats speak through all their limbs.
POSITIONS: When the cat turns his ears behind is to communicate anger, while the high hair and the tight moustaches are signalling danger. The raised tail instead is a sign of salute towards persons and cats friends.
GESTURES: A characteristic gesture of the cat is the rubbing. Generally is thought he’s marking his territory, than clearly he marks it saying to us “All is mine!”, but if he makes it on the legs of his master or whichever person friend, it represents a way to manifest affection and, at the same time, to recognize the other’s pleasure at this type of familiarity. You know that, if demanded attention comes given back to it kindly, your cat will be always pleasing to you.
EYES’S LANGUAGE: When the cat is starved expands the pupils, when he has fear stretches to shrink them, if he is in alarm raises the eyelids, if he is relaxed he half-closes them.