Help! Neighbours crying cat.

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Ammmyyy
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Help! Neighbours crying cat.

Post by Ammmyyy » Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:53 pm

Hey there,

Please be nice, this is my first post.

I live in a block of small apartments and my upstairs neighbour got a cat around four months ago. The cat cries constantly, not just what I would class as normal meows but some quite distressing noises, as if it’s begging for help/ attention. The cat does this when its owners are in too.

The noise of the cat itself does not bother me so much as I can turn up tv etc, but I if I feel concerned for its welfare? I find it hard to listen to, because the cat seems so upset for most hours of the day and night.

I am an animal lover, but have never been a cat owner and don’t really know much about them, so thought I should ask for advice here first. I have tried knocking when I know they are in, but they don’t answer. Probably because they think I’m going to complain about the noise.

My friends (who have heard the crying) think I should write a note, suggesting they get plug ins, but I really do not want to seem like I am a nosy neighbour, telling them how to look after their pet. I have never seen the cat, so I can not comment on the appearance etc.

Any advice given is much appreciated, as this post really does come from a kind place. They did have a dog staying with them for a few weeks, which was also barking constantly. It was also being locked on a relatively small balcony. When the dog disappeared, the cat appeared.

Thanks

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Re: Help! Neighbours crying cat.

Post by Blue Wind » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:16 pm

It might be in season.

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Re: Help! Neighbours crying cat.

Post by Ammmyyy » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:17 pm

For four months?

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Re: Help! Neighbours crying cat.

Post by Janey » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:15 pm

Hi and welcome. This sounds really upsetting and I personally would contact the RSPCA to get them to check it out. I certainly wouldn’t leave it because it sounds like the cat is deeply upset about something. I know that some cats are very vocal, such as siamese cats, but if the cat isn’t used to being left alone and/or is used to going out that could be the issue or it could be something else. Don’t leave it, if you do contact RSPCA you will be kept anonymous.

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