I need a sound recording of mom cat "trumpeting" call for kittens

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So there was a video I saw years ago of someone playing a sound that made a bunch of kittens emerge from hiding, responding to the call for food. It was that trumpeting sound a cat makes when it's made a kill, letting its kittens know it's dinner time. Or when they want the kittens to come nurse. I can't find that video now.
There are feral kittens that I need to coax out of hiding and to my traps. Tuna wasn't enough last time, but I'm trying again this Sunday. TIA
 

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There are lots of mom cats calling babies on YouTube. I looked at a LOT of them but none exactly match that call but every cat in my house came for this one so maybe? I don’t know if the kitten sounds will help or deter but my youngest seemed interested in other kitten calls.
 
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Thanks everyone! Those aren't the videos I was thinking of, and I still can't find it, but the sound I was looking for is actually this! My cat used to make this sound when she 'caught' her catnip mousie. It seems to be a more consistent sound than the more idiosyncratic mother cat calling her kittens sounds.

 

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Oh, that sound! One of my cats, Susy, had a litter of kittens before I got her spayed. She makes this sound whenever she gets a mouse and all the others come running.

Funny, to me it sounds like the cat in the recording is saying "Sugoi, sugoi!" which is Japanese for "Great! Great!"
 

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Thanks everyone! Those aren't the videos I was thinking of, and I still can't find it, but the sound I was looking for is actually this! My cat used to make this sound when she 'caught' her catnip mousie. It seems to be a more consistent sound than the more idiosyncratic mother cat calling her kittens sounds.



Well.
Louie left his dinner in the kitchen and came to me when I just played this - lol !!!
I bookmarked it so I can see later if he comes again.
 
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If anyone else is desperate to lure a cat to them/the trap area, I made an audio mix that combines mama cats calling their kittens and the trumpeting sound:
 
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