purring

Why do domestic cats purr and meow while wild ones don’t?

The question is misguided as some wild cats do purr and meow. For those wild cats who don't purr and…

5 months ago

The real reason why cats purr

You can work out the real reason why domestic cats purr by observing when they do it. There was a…

5 months ago

What is physically happening inside a cat when he purrs? Does the cat choose when to purr?

At one time, in the long distant past, there was a theory that the cat's voicebox had nothing whatsoever to…

1 year ago

Do cats purr with other cats? Or do they purr only with humans?

Do cats purr with other cats? Or do they purr only with humans? I'll get straight to the point: domestic…

1 year ago

How do cats purr?

How do cats purr? I mean how do domestic cats physically make the purring sound? I present three theories. The…

2 years ago

The cat purr: what it really means and the eight conditions under which it is heard

The feline purring sound means: 'I am inoffensive'. A close human equivalent to purring is smiling. Purring is heard under…

2 years ago

Computer Generated Cat Purr

Is a computer generated cat purr as good as the real thing? The real thing is more than just a…

4 years ago

“Inappropriate Purring” – Incorrect Terminology

The phrase "inappropriate purring" has been coined by a writer on a website1 about pets. For me, this terminology is…

4 years ago

Reason Why Cat’s Purr Has Healing Qualities

I will speculate and state that the sound waves of the cat's purr physically vibrates cells in the body at…

5 years ago

How do cats purr?

Play the audio file below to hear how cats purr. The primary source is Cat Sense by Dr John Bradshaw.

5 years ago