Why do Cats Purr?

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Why do Cats Purr?

Don't you wanna know the truth behind the Purr?

We heard all of our lives that the "purr", the noise that cats make sometimes are due the "happiness" they are feeling at the moment. But, the "purr" is much more than just happiness, there are so many theories they go from communication and ,believe if you want, self-healing. A cat purrs when he is liking the cuddle or the new food, and this is true, but they also purr when they are hurt and in pain. They can purr even when they are about to die.Yes, that's also true.
Besides, cat mamas purr when they are giving birth e nursing the cat babies, and they learn how to purr a little time after they are born and this is the principal communication with mama cat.That's why is so hard for us humans to fully understand what exactly the purr means but over the years the behavioral scientists came to some conclusions about the meaning

1) Calm themselves

As the purr is the first sound that the kittens heard, it gets associated with the nursing of mama cat, like a positive association, and so the adult cats can use it to calm themselves in stressful situations. Like we humans "take a deep breath", they purr when they need to relax and calm themselves.

2) Communication

It can also mean that the cat is trying to tell to the human that they can approach, it can be used in several situations like they can purr when after affection, the sound means that they are letting us humans approach them and give them some cuddle, but it can appear in other situations too like when they are hurt. But anyway the meaning is the same, they are letting us humans take care of them. They are giving us their "cat  blessing".

3) Self Healing

As much as this can seem a little bit weird, this is not SyFy , the purr of cats really has some healing properties. The vibrations are in some frequency (25 and 150 Hertz) that helps in the healing processes of the body, it can help by increasing the bone density, help to heal the dyspnea and also strength or regenerate tissues. This can explain why the cats purr and also why they have less bone, ligaments, muscular problems than dogs. Plus: these benefits are extended to the person or animal that is in direct contact with the fur buddy in the healing processes of the body, it can help by increasing the bone density, help to heal the dyspnea and also strength or regenerate tissues.
This can explain why the cats purr and also why they have less bone, ligaments, and muscular problems than dogs.
PS: these benefits are extended to the person or animal that is in direct contact with the fur buddy.


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n the end, we think the purr is really a combination of this three motives! At least that's what we can find out based on how little we really know about our fur friends.


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