a cat owner use a pet stethoscope to listen to her cat
Care for Your Cat’s Health While Enjoying the Sound of Life

Discover the Unique Symphony of Your Cat’s Heartbeat and Purring

Immerse yourself in the enchanting sound of life by listening to your cat’s heartbeat and purring. This simple yet profound act opens a window into the unique, melodious rhythms that define their essence. Each heartbeat and breath create a symphony that is both beautiful and distinct, deepening the bond between you and your feline friend. By actively monitoring these captivating sounds, you ensure your cat's happiness and health, creating a foundation for more joyful moments together. This intimate connection through sound transforms every purr and heartbeat into a testament of your love and care, making each moment truly special.

a cat and a heart

Monitor Your Cat’s Health

  • Early Detection of Health Issues

Cats who cannot verbally communicate their ailments. A stethoscope becomes an indispensable tool. By allowing pet owners to listen to their cat's heartbeats, lung sounds, and other internal noises, a stethoscope helps detect potential health issues early. This proactive monitoring can lead to timely veterinary consultations, ensuring the well-being and longevity of feline companions.

  • Understanding HCM in Cats

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is one of the most common heart conditions in cats, affecting approximately 10-15% of the feline population. It is characterized by the thickening of the heart muscle, which can lead to serious health issues. Certain breeds, such as Maine Coon cats (with about 30-40% at risk) and Ragdoll cats (with around 10-20% at risk), have a higher genetic predisposition to developing HCM. Early detection and regular monitoring are crucial for managing the condition effectively. By keeping a close eye on your cat’s heart health and working closely with your veterinarian, you can help ensure your feline friend stays healthy and by your side for many years to come. Proper management may include medications, lifestyle changes, and regular check-ups to monitor the progression of HCM. Using tools like Stemoscope can aid in regular home monitoring, allowing you to detect any abnormalities early and seek timely veterinary care.

Stemoscope II senses the life sounds of your cat and transmits the sounds to the DrStemo app that runs on a phone. Then, you can hear the sounds via earphones connected to the phone, either with wires or wireless.

Benefits of Stemoscope II for Cat Owners

  • User-Friendly and Convenient:

Easy to use at home, no veterinary skills required. Strengthen your bond by taking an active role in your cat’s health.

  • Real-Time Monitoring:

Listen to your cat’s heartbeats and respiratory sounds in real-time, feeling the rhythm of their life and ensuring they are healthy.

  • Track and Record:

Save recordings and track changes over time to share with your vet, ensuring you’re always in tune with your cat’s health.

  • Compact and Portable:

Lightweight design makes it easy to use and carry anywhere, so you can always stay connected to your cat’s heart.

A purring fluffy cat
A purring fluffy cat

The Unique Sounds You Can Hear

  • Purring

One of the most soothing and distinctive sounds a cat can make is purring. This rhythmic, gentle hum is often a sign of contentment, but it can also indicate self-healing or even distress. By paying attention to the context in which your cat purrs, you can gain valuable insights into their emotional and physical well-being, helping you to better care for them and strengthen your bond.

  • Heartbeat

Another vital sound to be attuned to is your cat’s heartbeat. Feeling the rhythmic beats of your cat’s heart can be a deeply connecting experience, providing not only comfort but also important information about their health. Recognizing a normal heartbeat is essential, but you should also be aware of other sounds such as heart murmurs and arrhythmias. These variations can signal underlying health issues that may require attention.

  • Breath

Respiratory sounds are equally important in monitoring your cat’s health. Normal breathing is usually quiet and steady, but any deviations such as wheezing, crackles (also known as rales), or stridor can indicate respiratory issues. By closely listening to your cat’s breathing patterns, you can detect abnormalities early and seek veterinary advice if necessary.

  • Other sounds

In addition to these health-related sounds, cats also communicate through various other vocalizations. Growling and hissing are common sounds that can indicate your cat’s discomfort or displeasure. Recognizing these sounds can help you understand their moods and manage their environment to reduce stress.
By tuning into these unique sounds, you can become more attuned to your cat’s health and emotions, fostering a deeper connection and ensuring their well-being.


Is Stemoscope II suitable for all cats?

Yes, it is suitable for cats of all sizes.

Do I need any special training to use Stemoscope II?

No, Stemoscope II is designed to be user-friendly and requires no special training.

What earphones are supported?

Earbuds with silicone tips and headphones, either wireless or wired are supported. These earphones normally have good bass performance. Earbuds without silicone tips or bond conductive headphones does not work well.

Can I share the recordings with my vet?

Yes, you can easily share recordings via the DrStemo app.

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