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Purring usually means that your cat is a very happy furball, would probably share catnip with you and hug you for being such an excellent human companion. Many cats purr when they’re in pain as a way for the cat to soothe itself, similar to a child sucking their thumb....
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Yes, humans can learn to purr. I had cats around meconstantly forth first 30 years of my life. Being a wierd little kid, one of the odd things I decided to try to learn was to be able to purr just like my cats....
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Cats appear to purr for a host of other reasons as well. They purr when in pain or in labor, when ill or injured, or even when near death. Kittens also purr soon after birth.......
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The reasons for that include the following: It is oftentimes stimulating frequencies for animals and humans. The purring can sometimes have vibrations that are similar to bone healing in cats and in humans....
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This causes a sudden separation of the vocal cords, during both inhalation and exhalation - the unique feline vibrato. “Opera singing for cats,” is what animal behaviorist Karen L. Overall, VMD, PhD calls it....
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So as the cat breathes in and out, the air moves across these twitching muscles, resulting in a purring sound. Cats purr during both inhalation and exhalation, so the sound is nearly continuous. Purring may have developed as a mechanism to keep a cat’s bones and muscles in peak condition....
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Cats purr during both inhalation and exhalation with a consistent pattern and frequency between 25 and 150 Hertz. Various investigators have shown that sound frequencies in this range can improve bone density and promote healing....
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Scientists have demonstrated that cats produce the purr through intermittent signaling of the laryngeal and diaphragmatic muscles. Cats purr during both inhalation and exhalation with a consistent pattern and frequency between 25 and 150 Hertz....
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Although cats don't anticipate death, they are quite intelligent and have good instincts, and they may know when death is near. If this is true, your cat might prefer to be alone without other animals or humans around to bother him....
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Seizures are another area where owners have claimed their cats have saved their life. It is believed that cats can tell when a human is set to experience a seizure. Most cats proceed to protect their prone human until they recover....
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The purring helps the cat to block out outside sounds so all they hear is their own sound as a vibration through their bodies as well as aurally. This is why cats may purr when there are outside stimulus such as loud fireworks....
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Cats purr when they are happy, content or sleeping. They also purr when they are fearful and in great pain. Perhaps it has something to do with calming themselves, like people take in deep breaths or perform yoga stretches....
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Biological reasons Cats undergoing electromyography studies, showed that cat like friends purr to produce noise with rapid tremors of the muscles of their larynx which dilate so they limit the glottis at high speed, causing vibrations in the air during inhalation and the exhalation....
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