Cats are one of the most popular animals in the world. Music is a culture created by humans, and only humans can understand music. Animals don’t know what music is. However, it is said that cats have a relaxing effect when listening to music. It is said that music is necessary to relieve the stress of cats. Depending on the cat’s personality and type, music may relieve the cat’s stress.
Healing music for cats
Recently, music for cats, whose relaxing effect has been confirmed by scientific experiments, has appeared. According to Professor Takagi of Kyoto University, he repeated experiments in which more than 30 cats were made to hear various sounds and their reactions were observed. As a result, cats respond to music and have a relaxing effect. By the way, not only the research of this university but also various researches are done in the world, and it is becoming clear that music has a healing effect not only on cats but also on dogs.
Cat audible range
Cats have well-developed ear muscles and are good at picking up sounds by moving their pinna freely. It is known that the frequency of sound that humans can pick up is 20 to 20,000 hertz, while that of cats is said to be 25 to 75,000 hertz. Therefore, it is more sensitive to sound than humans.
Currently, there are many shops called cat cafes all over the world. It is loved by many people because putting a cat in a cafe has a healing effect. You know that music is playing in such cat cafes. The store BGM played at cat cafes often contains natural sounds such as the chirping of birds. It is said that this is because cats like the sounds of nature.
The sound that cats like
The music that contains the sounds that cats like is the female voice. Good-eared cats hate loud human voices and male yells. Women’s voices are quieter and softer and higher than men’s, so it seems to be an easy-to-hear sound for cats. It is said that the kitten’s bark is about 2,000 to 6,000 hertz, so it can be said that the female voice that fits in that range is a calming sound. Also, cats love throat whistle. A cat that likes to make a rumbling sound may be making it because it likes that sound. And it is said that classical music is also well received. It seems that the gentle tune is the reason why cats like it. And I also like the sounds of nature. The sounds of birds singing and the sounds of rivers also have a healing effect. The following is a collection of songs that are well received by actual cats. All have the same characteristics.
The sound created by changing the high frequency to slide seems to have the effect of attracting cats. The sound reminiscent of a soothing throat for cats is heard, so it is very popular with cats.
Scooter Bere’s Aria
This music also has a throat-like sound all the time. This is said to have the effect of attracting cats. In addition, the sound of the piano has an effect similar to that of a female voice, and it can be said that this song is more popular with some cats.
The same is true for this song, which always has a throat-sounding sound. This is the same as the above song and has the effect of attracting cats. The occasional high-pitched sound is reminiscent of a female voice, which is also an element that raises the liking.
Katey Moss Catwalk
The sound of the cello creates a calm atmosphere. It has a sound like footsteps, and it is a song that is conscious of cats. It’s a song that makes you feel relaxed overall.