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Songs About Cats – Discover Musical Treasures

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Greetings all you swingin’ cats! Skye Blake, coming to you with an ever-expanding library of music and songs about cats.

What’s your favorite tune?

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We felines are sung about with joy, humor, wistfulness, love, suspicion, irony, sadness, and many other emotions and perspectives.

Shows how clever we are (hehe)!

“Cats”, the Stage Musical

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We’re so popular there’s even a whole musical dedicated to our quirky wonderfulness.

Cats” by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe, and Trevor Nunn is a worldwide classic based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats“, by the poet T.S. Elliot.

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There are many great songs from the original musical, but the most famous is “Memory”.

You’ll find a list of them all in the soundtrack at Cats (Musical) Songs, StageAgent.

Collections

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There’s music written in all genres that mentions or are about cats. I’ve sniffed out a few collections for you to enjoy.

They’re not necessarily for children, so use your own discretion and purr along…

10 Of The Greatest Songs About Cats Ever Made – CatTime“, by Maggie Clancy

“15 Songs About Cats”, Billboard, features “electri-kitties”, lots of synth, bass and meows!

black cat dancing, playing banjo - music

Cats Sing Classical Music – Mozart – Eine Kleine, YouTube, by CatsCovers, 9/18/2018  – great for a chuckle

Cute Song About Cats ! “The Cat Song”, Jan 3, 2012, Jimmy Scott, Songwriter

“Feline groovy: cats in classical music – 10 of the best”, by Oliver Soden, The Guardian, December 31, 2020

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Here are 5 Fun Folk and Country Songs About Cats“, by BOBBY MOORE, Wide Open Country, October 29, 2018

Songs About Cats: Catster’s Top 20 Kitty Tracks“, Catster™, by Tamara Palmer, April 25, 2012

Songs About Cats (or are They?) | CatLovingCare.com, an interesting discussion about songs about cats and songs with “cat” in the title but about something else.

Top 40 Songs About Cats“, Top2040

Music Videos With Cats

If you can’t get enough of the cat/music combo, check out these music videos… Music Videos – Cinema Cats

On the Hunt For More Fun Feline Songs

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I’m on the hunt for lots more feline songs and videos. New treasures will be added to the list as they’re discovered.

Tell me your favorites! Use the form below to let me know.


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    Sources

    Sources used on this website are either primary or secondary.

    Primary sources are always preferable and have the most reliable information because they’re original and directly referenced.

    Scientific abstracts and data are good examples of primary sources.

    Secondary sources are weaker because they usually consist of opinions or articles that give no sources of their own, however, sometimes they refer to primary sources.

    When I use secondary sources, most are those with some authority, such as veterinarian or cat behaviorist books and articles.

    List of Sources

    10 Of The Greatest Songs About Cats Ever Made – CatTime“, by Maggie Clancy

    “15 Songs About Cats”, Billboard

    The Best Songs About Cats“, Originally by Ranker Music, Updated January 24, 2020

    Cats (Musical) Songs, StageAgent

    Cinema Cats – Music Videos

    Cats Sing Classical Music – Mozart – Eine Kleine – Cats Version, YouTube, by CatsCovers, 9/18/2018 

    Cute Song About Cats ! “The Cat Song”, Jan 3, 2012, Jimmy Scott, Songwriter

    “Feline groovy: cats in classical music – 10 of the best | Classical music”, by Oliver Soden, The Guardian, December 31, 2020

    Here are 5 Fun Folk and Country Songs About Cats“, by BOBBY MOORE, Wide Open Country, October 29, 2018

    Memory (Reprise), Cats the Musical, YouTube, 10/29/2015 · by Cats The Musical

    Songs About Cats: Catster’s Top 20 Kitty Tracks“, Catster™, by Tamara Palmer, April 25, 2012

    Songs About Cats (or are They?)

    Top 40 Songs About Cats“, Top2040

    Updated June 15, 2022

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