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miaow

see mew.

mew, miaow

the vocal sound characteristic of domestic cats; in various languages it is spelled in 31 different ways, which include 'miaow', 'meow', 'myaus', 'mio', and 'mau'. See also vocalization.
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But when my helper called round and also heard the miaowing she called the RSPCA and they found the cat trapped in my old carpet.
Again, I heard the miaowing and it was coming from a carrier bag.
When we took Pickles in she was so weak she could hardly stand and had almost lost her voice from constantly miaowing," said Mark.
The kitten began miaowing loudly and the driver, a holidaymaker staying in Snowdonia, stopped.
She lasted into the second miaowing sequence, clearly convinced some poor kitten was being tortured next door.
The driver, who had been on holiday in Argyll, heard miaowing noises from his bonnet when he arrived at his city home.
And they were saved only by the miaowing of their cat.
Children playing in their garden thought his cries were a trapped cat miaowing - but found the child in a plastic bag.
Children playing nearby thought his cries were a trapped cat miaowing - but found the child in a plastic bag.
Now their chances are good - they're miaowing again.
The tom was found last Tuesday when rail workers heard a faint miaowing and scratching coming from the container.
Soon, Mel and Lisa were miaowing away and grappling with each other, hair-pulling, eye-scratching.