Tagged: cat purr

How do cats purr?

How do cats purr? Current theory.

Over the years, there have been several theories as to how cats purr. Of the wild cats, the puma and the clouded leopard can purr, for example, but the big cats can’t. In 1996,...

The Purr

12 facts about the domestic cat purr

Here are a dozen succinct facts about the domestic cat purr. The text is deliberately ‘tight’ so that you can get through it fast. There are more articles on the cat purr at the...

Cat meow-purring as he asks for something he likes and which he expects to receive. He reinforces his request by standing on his hind legs.

What does a purr-meow mean?

The video on this page tells you what a purr-meow sounds like, which is close to a feline trill. If not the same thing, it is very close to it. So, what does it...

Cats purr at the vets sometimes. Is it to calm them and reduce pain?

Purring reduces pain in cats. Discuss.

Science indicates that purring can reduce pain in cats which is probably one of its purposes. Some scientists think that one reason for purring is that it heals the cat. The reasons why a...

Clouded leopard purring

Why some cats don’t purr

The common sense reason why some domestic cats don’t purr is because they just don’t. It will be rare but it is distinctly possible. Feline purring is not an automatic or 100% guaranteed behavioural...

Cheetah getting an ear rub petting session

Ear massage your cheetah

Have you tried this one? The lady in the video calls it ear massaging. It seems she’s rubbing the area just below the ear and above the eyes on both sides. The cheetah purrs...

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