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Cats' Purring Proven to Help Human Health in Numerous Ways
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, photos, cats, purring, healthy purring, cute )

- 1607 days ago -
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, environment, protection, cats, purring )

- 1837 days ago -
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, big cats, purring )

- 2124 days ago -
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, cats, purring, pets, protection )

- 2785 days ago -
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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