Why do cats purr?

Feb. 26, 2020, 7:27 p.m. -- Latest version
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Cats purr for a variety of reasons, from happiness to hunger to pain or fear. Some cats purr to indicate a need for attention or comfort. Purring also occurs at frequencies that assist with healing muscles, tendons, and bones, which is why cats purr when they are injured or in pain, the purring can speed up their healing process and help them feel better faster. The idea of purring as a calm, soothing sound is a human interpretation, because vibrations at purring frequencies cause tranquility and peacefulness in humans.

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