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A cat is giving a defensive call when they 'growl;' a quiet, low pitched, tone deep in the throat. They may or may not include a 'rumbling, rattling' quality to the growl.
The cat 'scream,' a high pitched, frantic call, is usually used when they are fighting, or a cry of intense pain.
These are the sounds that resemble a baby crying or children shouting and playing.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|