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Cat Behavior Explained

Our furry feline friends have some fascinating behavioral habits which might be confusing to their owners but they do have explanatory reasons. Why do cats purr for example? Does it mean they are happy and content? Here is a look at some of the more common feline behaviors so you can consider at least some cat behavior explained.

Cat Behavior: Why Do Cats Purr?

Cats use purring as a communication device. A cat will purr when something makes them feel happy, comfortable or safe.

A kitten and its mother often purr together as a sign of comfort and being relaxed and the kitten will continue the purring behavior throughout its life. It has also been known for dying cats to purr, perhaps to reassure or comfort themselves.

No one is really sure how a cat producing a purr. Perhaps it is because of soft palate vibrations. Maybe it is the sound of blood moving through the blood vessels. There have been electromyographical tests which show the electrical activity in a cat’s muscles. Continue reading

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