Originally Posted by astrangerhere
Odd - I saw a ton of lightning and we had torrential rain and high wind, but I never actually heard any of the thunder. I laid on the couch reading for about three hours with the cat sleeping in between my feet. Once we can get her to a place where she feels safe (usually glued to me) and she's out like a light.
It was the sound of the wind, not thunder, that frightened the cats - as well as the sound of stuff falling onto the roof. We had no thunder or lightning - only booming straight line winds and torrential rains. It got so bad that the 2 older cats actually shared a pillow for hours! [Usually the eldest cat pushes the younger one off]