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* '''Zig Zagged''': An object is thrown offscreen. A cat cries out. The hero, who [[FriendToAllLivingThings has a soft spot for little kitties]], looks dismayed...but the camera pans over to where you think the cat ''would'' have been, and there is no cat. It's then revealed that the object narrowly missed the cat, who is now up a tree. Later, the cat is seen throwing the object ''back'' at the person who threw it in the first place.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': An object is thrown offscreen. A cat cries out. The hero, who [[FriendToAllLivingThings [[KindHeartedCatLover has a soft spot for little kitties]], looks dismayed...but the camera pans over to where you think the cat ''would'' have been, and there is no cat. It's then revealed that the object narrowly missed the cat, who is now up a tree. Later, the cat is seen throwing the object ''back'' at the person who threw it in the first place.



* '''Defied''': The hero [[FriendToAllLivingThings doesn't want any animals harmed]] and makes sure not to hit any hidden offscreen cats and cause their screeching as he goes about his adventures. He also makes a point of not ''almost'' hitting them either because he's on a stealth mission.

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* '''Defied''': The hero [[FriendToAllLivingThings [[AnimalLover doesn't want any animals harmed]] and makes sure not to hit any hidden offscreen cats and cause their screeching as he goes about his adventures. He also makes a point of not ''almost'' hitting them either because he's on a stealth mission.

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** Instead of a cat screeching, we hear either a human or a different animal screaming.


** A cat causes a loud crash, during which a person shouts.



* '''Parodied''': All the dogs in the area turn to look for the cat in question when this trope occurs, and end up thoroughly confused.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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All the dogs in the area turn to look for the cat in question when this trope occurs, and end up thoroughly confused.confused.
** Alice is trying to record a cat screech for a scene like this in a ShowWithinAShow she's making. However, the cat just stays quiet or purrs or gives a nonchalant meow instead of screeching.


** Instead of a domestic cat, it's a Tiger, Lion or other member of the genus ''Panthera''.

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** Instead of a domestic cat, it's a Tiger, Lion tiger, lion or other member of the genus ''Panthera''.



** The room is full of meowing cats. When something goes crash, they go silent.



* '''Exploited''': The hero is starving and desperate for a meal throws stuff off-screen [[EatTheDog to try to get food.]]
* '''Defied''': The hero [[FriendToAllLivingThings doesn't want any animals harmed]] and makes sure not to hit any hidden offscreen cats and cause their screeching as he goes about his adventures.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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The hero is starving and desperate for a meal throws stuff off-screen [[EatTheDog to try to get food.]]
*** Alternatively, it's the ''[[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals villain]]'' who's trying to kill the cats.
** The villain wants to scare away all the cats because cats can defeat him/her.
** AliceAndBob want to get a recording of a cat screeching.
* '''Defied''': The hero [[FriendToAllLivingThings doesn't want any animals harmed]] and makes sure not to hit any hidden offscreen cats and cause their screeching as he goes about his adventures. He also makes a point of not ''almost'' hitting them either because he's on a stealth mission.



* '''Conversed''': "That's kinda stupid that we hear a cat screech. This episode takes place on an alien planet, there aren't even cats. Is that how universal the sound effect is?"

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* '''Conversed''': "That's kinda stupid that we hear a cat screech. This episode takes place on an alien planet, [[FridgeLogic there aren't even cats.cats]]. Is that how universal the sound effect is?"



* '''Played for Drama''': The thrower is saddened by the fact that he accidentally injured a cat.

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* '''Played for Drama''': The cat was yowling because he/she was injured and the thrower is saddened by the fact that he accidentally injured a cat.


** Somebody tosses a fish or a wad of catnip offscreen and a delighted purr is heard.



* '''Implied''': The camera shows the POV of Cute Kid Charlie as a chain of DisasterDominoes gets set in motion. Before it can get to the cat, [[DiscretionShot the video and audio is abruptly cut off]] by someone [[CoverInnocentEyesAndEars covering Charlie's eyes and ears]].



%%* '''Implied''': ???

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** The cat's screech occurs during the crashing, and a chain reaction is created where more and more cats are hit. At the end of the whole situation, the camera pans to a giant ball of cats rolling down the street.


** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight. The cat is either severely injured or had died.

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** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight. The cat is either severely injured or had died.dead.


** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight. The cat is either severely injured or died.

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** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight. The cat is either severely injured or had died.


** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight.

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** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight. The cat is either severely injured or died.


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Someone is rummaging through drawers trying to find something, throwing clothing behind them. A cat previously following them lets out an annoyed screech from off screen.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The hero is starving and desperate for a meal throws stuff off-screen [[EatTheDog to try to get food.]]


* '''Exaggerated''': The cat screech happens near-constantly, even in places where cats could not survive, let alone plausibly be standing and getting hit.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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The cat screech happens near-constantly, even in places where cats could not survive, let alone plausibly be standing and getting hit.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Inverted''': A cat is thrown offscreen and makes a very un-catlike noise upon impact.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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A cat is thrown offscreen and makes a very un-catlike noise upon impact.



* '''Deconstructed''': An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight.
** An AnimalWrongsGroup comes in and charges the thrower for cruelty.
* '''Reconstructed''': ...but it turns out that the cat was faking severe injury as part of an insurance scam. As soon as this is revealed, it gets run over a second time.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Played for Laughs''': See Deconstructed 2.
** The off-screen cat noise is followed by the cat in question leaping onscreen at the thrower, unhurt and pissed off.

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* '''Deconstructed''':
** An object is thrown offscreen, a cat cries out, the camera moves to show the injured cat in question, and it's actually a rather depressing sight.
** An AnimalWrongsGroup comes in and charges the thrower for cruelty.
* '''Reconstructed''': ...but it turns out that the cat was faking severe injury as part of an insurance scam. As soon as this is revealed, it gets run over a second time.
* '''Played for Laughs''': See Deconstructed 2.
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The off-screen cat noise is followed by the cat in question leaping onscreen at the thrower, unhurt and pissed off.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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**The off-screen cat noise is followed by the cat in question leaping onscreen at the thrower, unhurt and pissed off.

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* '''Played for Laughs''': See Deconstructed 2.
* '''Played for Drama''': The thrower is saddened by the fact that he accidentally injured a cat.

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** An AnimalWrongsGroup comes in and charges the thrower for cruelty.


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Back to ThatPoorCatThatPoorCat. ''(tosses link offscreen, loud cat screech)''

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