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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Why do cats purr?

Why the cat's purr is one of zoology's greatest mysteries: " . . . . The fact is, we simply don't know for sure why cats purr, but it seems clear that the sound serves multiple purposes. Famous animal behaviorist Paul Leyhausen, who studied cats for several decades, suggested that purring is one way cats communicate with each other, signaling that they don't wish to fight. A recent study found that cats emit a special kind of purr when they want humans to feed them (cats often purr while eating, too). . . . "

Why do cats purr? I'll never tell!

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