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This sound effect can be found on The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas.

Info

  • First recorded: Sometime between 1990 and 1992
  • Creator: N/A
  • Owner: Sound Ideas (1992-present)
  • Origin: United States or Canada
  • Year debut: Sometime between 1992 and 1993
  • First heard: Any piece of media between 1992 and 1993
  • Area used: Worldwide

This is one of the most commonly used cat sounds in media from the 1990s to present. It is commonly heard in western animation shows and commercials during that time period, although it's not commonly used in video games and anime. If you were born in the 1990s, there's a possible chance you've probably heard this sound before.

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect

Used In

TV Shows

Movies

  • Buddy (1997)
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
  • Despicable Me 3 (2017)
  • Enemy of the State (1998)
  • Evan Almighty (2007)
  • Home Alone 3 (1997)
  • Men in Black (1997) (Used several times in the film. In one key scene, the sound effect was heard right after Gentle Rosenburg dies. His dying words are "The galaxy is on Orion's Belt", and that the cat's name is Orion, the use of the sound effect foreshadows that it is actually the galaxy on the cat's belt.)
  • The Missing Lynx (2008)
  • Nine Lives (2016)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
  • Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans (2019)
  • Toy Story 4 (2019) (Used for Dragon.)

Shorts

  • The Cat That Looked at a King (2004) (Shorts) (Heard once in a high pitch.)
  • Dreamworks Dragons: Book of Dragons (2011)
  • Partly Cloudy (2009) (Shorts) (Heard once in high pitch.)
  • Zimmer Twins (Heard once in "Joyride" movie starter and "Mystery Man X" short by kasem.)

Commercials

Australia:

  • Dell Computers (1996)

New Zealand:

  • Toyota Corolla - Cat (2012)

UK:

  • Fire Kills - Smokey (1994)
  • Transport for London - Hashtag Journey (2016, radio)

USA:

  • Adult-Swim Website (2015)
  • Dairy Queen - Kitten Bubbles (2011)
  • Dogz/Catz on Nintendo DS & GameBoy Advance (2006)
  • It's A Trap - Smoking (2015)
  • Remax Agent Cat Commercials (2018)
  • Subway (2005)
  • Temptations - Keep Them Busy (2016)
  • Zoomer Kitty (2015) (Commercials)

Vietnam:

  • Comfort Aromatherapy (2012)

Video Games

PC:

  • The Berenstain Bears Learning at Home: Volume 2
  • I Spy Fantasy
  • I Spy Mystery
  • Just Me and My Mom
  • Grand Theft Auto IV (Heard once at the end of one of the radio jingles for Vladivostok FM.)
  • JumpStart Preschool

Xbox:

  • Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers

Xbox 360:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (Heard once at the end of one of the radio jingles for Vladivostok FM.)

PlayStation 2:

  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Dream Carnival
  • Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers

PlayStation 3:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (Heard once at the end of one of the radio jingles for Vladivostok FM.)

GBA:

  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Stray Rondo (high pitched)

GameCube:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (high pitched)
  • Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers

DS:

  • Feel the Magic: XY/XX
  • New Super Mario Bros. (Heard in the "Loves Me...?" minigame when the player gets the "Really Loves Me... Not!" ending.)
  • Super Mario 64 DS (Heard in the "Loves Me...?" minigame when the player gets the "Really Loves Me... Not!" ending.)

Wii:

  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Prince of the Dawn (high pitched)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Unused, but a high pitched version can be found in the game's files.)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (high pitched)
  • Wii Party (Heard in the minigame "Animal Tracker".)

3DS:

  • Paper Mario: Sticker Star
  • WarioWare Gold

Wii U:

  • Super Mario Maker (sped up)

Nintendo Switch:

  • Super Mario Maker 2 (Oddly enough, used as a noteblock instrument for Red Koopa Troopas jumping on it.)

Promos

  • Nick Jr.: Face (Promos) (Heard once in "Nick Jr. Face Has A Kitten, A Puppy and A Goldfish" in a high pitch.)
  • Nickelodeon - Travel Through Cable (1995) (Promos)
  • Noggin Feetface (Heard once in "Next: Little Bear".)

Videos

Trailers

  • The Animal (2001) (Trailers)
  • Home (2015) (Trailers)
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) (Trailers)

TV Spots

  • Night at the Muesum: Secret of The Tomb (2014) (TV Spots
  • PBS Kids - The Mystery Box (1998)
  • Puss in Boots (2011) (TV Spots)

Home Videos

  • FHE on DVD: Family Home Easy (Heard once in "Prayer: Where Are Ben's Glasses?".)

YouTube Videos

  • The Best Pals Hand Show (2017)
  • Best Pals Hand Toons
  • Fire Truck Morphle VS the Real Fire Truck - My Magic Pet Morphle Superhero animation episodes
  • LEGO Batman goes to the bathroom
  • Olivier Hatta (Heard once in "Afternoon Hangout 6/24/15 (feat tylertristar2isback).")
  • RARE NICK EXTRA BUMPER (2005?) [INCOMPLETE]
  • Titanic - Parody by Cats
  • Webkinz
  • Webkinz Go to the Doctor (By Strawberry516)

Miscellaneous

  • BrainPop
  • CBeebies Bedtime Stories
  • Disney Channel: What A Life (Miscellaneous)
  • Google Home (Heard in the Mystery Sounds game if they give you an animal sound question.)
  • Scratch (Used as the default sound.)
  • Taylor Swift Music Videos (Heard faintly during the intro sequence of "ME!")
  • Yamaha PSR-E323

Anime

  • Clannad
  • Ghost Stories
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan

Image Gallery

Sound Ideas, CAT - DOMESTIC: SINGLE MEOW, ANIMAL 02/Image Gallery

Audio Samples

File:Sound Ideas, CAT - DOMESTIC SINGLE MEOW, ANIMAL 02.ogg

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