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Why Cats Purr, According to Science
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring )

- 74 days ago -
Cats are so much more than just tiny balls of floof. They can transform into loaves, liquids, and of course, purr machines.
Why Do Cats Purr and What Do They Want When They Meow?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring, meows )

- 105 days ago -
YouâEUR(TM)re either a dog or a cat person, and most people will staunchly defend their chosen pet.
Here's Why Cats Purr, and It Is Good for You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring )

- 137 days ago -
Low frequency of a cat's purr causes a series of vibrations inside their body that can ease breathing, heal injuries and build muscle.
Why Do Cats Purr?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, purring )

- 139 days ago -
When a cat purrs, you might think it is as simple as a human smiling or a dog wagging its tail joyfully, but itâEUR(TM)s more complicated than that.
Why Do Cats Purr?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring )

- 372 days ago -
Cats purr when they force air into their throats where their vocal cords are and they cause the vocal cords to vibrate. Scientists aren't actually sure whether cats can purr on purpose whenever they want to, or whether purring is what's called
Why Do Cats Purr? The Answer Might Not Be What You Think
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring )

- 898 days ago -
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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- 1107 days ago -
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?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, purring )

- 1136 days ago -
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!
Offbeat  (tags: Purring, vibrations, cats, therapy, heals, strengthens bones )

- 1181 days ago -
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?
Offbeat  (tags: xats, purring, animals, environment, health, pets, unusual )

- 1197 days ago -
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
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, photos, cats, purring, healthy purring, cute )

- 1763 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 )

- 1992 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 )

- 2279 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 )

- 2940 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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