What does a Fisher Cat Screech Sound Like?
If you are hearing a Fisher cat’s screech for the first time and you have not been at your wit’s end, you are a really brave person. Most people who hear a fisher cat screech for the first time get their heart pounding and pray that they never hear a Fisher cat scream again.
The fact that the Fisher cat is a nocturnal animal makes the screech even more terrifying. The screech itself sounds like a woman or a child screaming at a high pitch and calling out for help. In fact there have been several cases where people who hear Fisher cat sounds for the first time think it is a lady or a child calling out for help and end up calling the police.
Fisher cats are found in forests and suburban areas and generally these areas are secluded in the night which makes the Fisher cat screech even more horrifying. Even after hearing a Fisher cat cry for several days it is difficult to come to terms with the Fisher cat noise, especially for children who get scared of these noises every time.
You can find Fisher cat audio on the web but generally these are recorded by people around their backyards and it is their best judgment of the sounds of a Fisher cat.
For instance, hear this Fisher cat audio
and you can hear a sound like a baby’s yell. There is usually some debate on whether the sound is authentic or not but looking at the comments you can make out whether something has a high degree of being an actual fisher cat audio or just some birds in the woods.
The sound in this video seems pretty close to the actual thing based on the comparison with other sounds of a Fisher cat and of course hearing the real thing. Since Fisher cats are nocturnal and stay in the woods it is extremely difficult to find an audio and video which captures the screams of the fisher cat at the same time.
The overarching characteristic of the sounds of Fisher cat is its similarity to the human shriek. People have often described Fisher cat sounds to a terrified shriek by someone who is about to be run down by a truck, a woman yelling out for help at the top of her voice or a baby’s high pitched screaming.
Some people who had neighbors with children have actually gone down to the neighbor’s house to check whether it were the kids who were crying the entire night and all was well.
If you live near the woods or in a forested area don’t be alarmed at hearing this high pitched shriek much like a child shrieking, however keep in mind that Fisher Cats are ferocious predators and can attack you and be very careful if you have small pets. Pets like cats have known to be prime target of this fierce Fisher cat predator and there have been several cases of reported injuries to pet cats by owners.