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Why Do Cats Purr? The Answer Might Not Be What You Think
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Jeri
- 205 days ago - bustle.com
There are few things in this world more satisfying than the tiny rumble that is a cat's purr. Even if you're not a cat person, you still have to admit that those sweet little vibrations are truly glorious. Yet, beyond knowing it's amazing, you might not
Why Do Cats Purr? It's Not Just Because They're Happy
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Jeri
- 414 days ago - wired.com
Curling up with your favorite ball of fur as she purrs away is pretty close to heaven, at least for cat folk. Yet, hidden between those vibrations, that most appealing of domestic sounds remains wrapped in mystery, and even a little magic.
Why Do Cats Purr?
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Jeri
- 443 days ago - victoriaadvocate.com
Purring is a way cats communicate with us and each other. Blind and deaf newborn kittens immediately respond to the vibrations of their mother cat's purrs to find their source of food and protection.
PURRING Is Right Vibration for HEALING BONES!
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Stephen
- 489 days ago - health.insights2.org
Dr. David Williams says that researchers have found that vibrations or energy currents in the range of 20 to 50 Hz stimulates bone growth. ~ An older article but nonetheless interesting.
Discover: How and Why Do Cats Purr?
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Lone
- 505 days ago - ba-bamail.com
If you're a cat owner, one of your favorite sounds is the soft purr of your cat as it cuddles near you, showing its satisfaction and that it is very happy and comfortable at the moment.
Cats' Purring Proven to Help Human Health in Numerous Ways
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Zora
- 1070 days ago - pawnation.com
Recent research has shown that the soothing sounds of a kitty can aid your body in a number of ways, greatly counteracting any heartache that comes from your cat ignoring you. We, cat lovers and owners know that already:)!
Four Mysteries About Purring
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Cher
- 1300 days ago - catster.com
Why do cats purr? How they do it? Does it mean they love us? Well, it's complicated ...
Why Margarita Can Purr, But Can't Roar
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Cher
- 1587 days ago - wired.com
In an attempt to narrow down the possibilities, Frazer Sissom and collaborators collected audio recordings of various purring cats -- from domestic cats at an animal shelter to a cheetah and cougar, the largest cats known to be capable of purring.
Why and How Do Cats Purr? No One's Really Sure
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Cher
- 2248 days ago - dailygleaner.canadaeast.com
The most common explanation of the source is that a purr originates in the voice box, with what are called the "vestibular folds," or false vocal cords. The passing of air across these structures is thought to get the engine running.
   

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