Its From The Creeper, Creepers Explode And If Your Within A 6 Block Raius They Hiss And When Your In A 1 Block Radius They Explode :smile.gif:
Thatssssssss A Very Nice Everythign You Have There... It Would Be A Sssssssshame If Somthing Were To Happen To It.
Stop capitalizing every word.
And what you just said isn't true. They actually start hissing as soon as they come close enough to explode, and if you are still close enough after about ~2(?) seconds after he started hissing, he will explode.
Do you have cactus (or lava) near your house? I built a home in a desert village and put some cactus spread out near the corners and the side I had room to towards the outside of the village. So when hostile mobs sense me and try to move towards me, I move around in the house, they bump into the cactus and take damage (including hissing creepers). A number of times they totally expired, so I ran outside and grabbed their loot.