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I bought a cat translator
« on: 07/05/2009 00:25:38 »
I recently bought a translator that interprets my cat's meows into the English language.  I used it immediately on her and all I got was "Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi"  "Food food food, I want want food food I want.", "Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi", "Don't bother me, I'm sleeping." Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi."


 

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« Reply #1 on: 07/05/2009 05:27:25 »
Nice! ;D
 

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« Reply #2 on: 07/05/2009 09:33:06 »
Surely you missed "This belongs to me"  "That's mine"  "This human is mine"...
 

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« Reply #3 on: 07/05/2009 09:47:39 »
And:

Aaahhh, ooowww, eee!  How am I looking? Looking nice. No, wait a minute. I'm looking better than nice. I'm looking dangerous. Aaaoooww, dangerous! Aaaooowww! Hey, what's that? Oh, it's my shadow. Hey, even my shadow's looking nice! I'm looking nice, my shadow's looking nice -- what a team!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 07/05/2009 11:10:03 »
"I'm gonna eat you little fishy..."
 

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I bought a cat translator
« Reply #5 on: 07/05/2009 11:50:53 »
Where did you buy the cat translator??

Can I buy it for my 2 multi-lingual cats but even though I
don't speak "cat language" I can understand them


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« Reply #6 on: 07/05/2009 12:35:43 »
Can you buy a translator for yourself?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 07/05/2009 13:50:18 »
Can you buy a translator for yourself?

Chemistry4me I don't know that is why I asked but I just about manage to work out what my cats mieows and purrs mean. After all I've had them for years.
Not sure if they can understand me (joke)
 

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I bought a cat translator
« Reply #8 on: 07/05/2009 15:09:06 »
Where did you buy the cat translator??

Can I buy it for my 2 multi-lingual cats but even though I
don't speak "cat language" I can understand them

How do you know they are multi-lingual?  what other language do they speak.

What is cat speak for  "hold on just going to pooh in next doors garden"?

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« Reply #9 on: 07/05/2009 18:00:09 »
Where did you buy the cat translator??

Can I buy it for my 2 multi-lingual cats but even though I
don't speak "cat language" I can understand them

How do you know they are multi-lingual?  what other language do they speak.

What is cat speak for  "hold on just going to pooh in next doors garden"?

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I was surfing through the net and came across this site for a Cat Translator only it's Japanese 
http://inventorspot.com/articles/meowlingual_cat_translation_devi_6845

 

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I bought a cat translator
« Reply #10 on: 07/05/2009 21:43:35 »
Is cat a universal language or is there regional differences.

My kittens would be constantly shouting "escape, escape oh something moved, OH its my tail, I bit it oh!."
 

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« Reply #11 on: 08/05/2009 00:22:28 »
Is cat a universal language or is there regional differences.

My kittens would be constantly shouting "escape, escape oh something moved, OH its my tail, I bit it oh!."

Animal's "languages" are based on simple universal instinctual acts.  Only humans have and are capable of regional dialects and sophisticated communication. It's what primarily separates us from other animals. 
 

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« Reply #12 on: 08/05/2009 07:52:40 »
Only humans have and are capable of regional dialects and sophisticated communication.

This isn't true - it has been shown that animals do in fact have regional differences in their communication - I believe that birds and dogs display this trait, and I'm sure that they are not alone. Also, what do you mean by "sophisticated"? There are many species that have highly complex communication methods, not all of which are vocally manifested.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 11/05/2009 23:02:02 »
Why are we humans so superior. We can't stand the thought of other animals being remotely intelligent. I guess because we eat them and use them we have to make them seem more lowly. This is what slave owners used to say about their slaves.
I eat animals but realise they have a higher level of intellegence than we credit them for.
 

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