We sometimes use music to cover up sounds that we believe might upset or frighten our cats—firecrackers on the fourth of July, for example or construction going on in the home. But does your cat actually enjoy listening to music? Does the beat or the rhythm resonate with Bootsie and Fluffy?
Experts say that cats don’t generally care for the music we listen to. Did you know that there is music composed just for cats? It’s called cat-friendly music and evidently it’s composed with the same frequency range as is natural to cats—sounds common to them such as purring. So if your goal is to calm your cat or give her a treat, don’t make her listen to your music. Make sure it is species-specific music.
You’ll find a sample of it to try out on your cat here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/cats-dont-like-human-music-play-instead/ and here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/355308040/music-for-cats-0