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Your Cat: What Does Its Purr Mean? (video)

Cats are cunning; they like to control their environment. Cats dont purr for other cats; they purr for people.

A study in England tries to sort out purrs: those that show contentment; those that say Im hungry. Feed me.

Do you need a computer to show the wavelengths or can you tell the difference just by listening to your cat?

Photo credit: Miss Pupik

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3:42AM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

:)

3:04AM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

Cats also purr when they are sick and it is supposed to help heal them in some miraculous way.

5:59AM PDT on Aug 29, 2012

mY CAT ONLY PURRS WHEN i'M HOLDING HER!

3:01PM PDT on Aug 8, 2012

Cats are purrrfect.

7:14AM PDT on May 22, 2012

Love to hear our kitty's purr...thanks for the cute video/picture

3:09PM PST on Feb 22, 2012

thanks

11:21AM PST on Feb 17, 2012

I've always said cats are very, very smart...Smarter than most think.....I LUV EM'!

5:46PM PST on Jan 19, 2012

Thanks for the very cute cat video and information..

10:50AM PST on Jan 19, 2012

Thank you!

11:11AM PST on Dec 17, 2011

I once listed "helping cats purr" as a skill on a job application.

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