Purring: the magic power of cats

We all know that cats purr when they feel contented, and most of us owners will experience this lovely sensation whilst our feline friend is sitting on our lap (or right on top of what we are concentrating on, including our keyboard, notes or some useful bits of paper). But, did you know that they can purr for other reasons too?

Kittens learn to purr as a means of letting their mother know that all is fine around them. The mother cat then purrs in return to let her kittens now that she’s relaxed and content too. So purring begins as a form of communication, and we should feel very privileged t

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