Why do cats purr?


There are several theories why cats purr, but there is no exact answer. Purring for cats, first of all, is a way of communication, which is inherent in nature and is used since birth. A kitten purrs while it sucks in its mother’s milk, and the cat’s mother “hums” to it, thus creating an energy of tranquility.

If cats are sick, they also purr, soothing and treating themselves with this vibration. It is necessary to constantly listen to your pet, to understand the different tones of purring, this will allow you to understand more about the desires, moods and state of health of the cat in the house.

There is also no definite answer as to what makes a cat purr, whether it does it with its diaphragm or false ligaments in the throat, or with its lungs, but its whole body trembles when it purrs. When a cat is happy, it purrs. When this vibration is transmitted to humans, it has a soothing and healing effect on the nervous system and the body as a whole. If a cat is tired of being petted, it will also let you know this with its purr. This calm, even sound increases and turns into a loud, disgruntled purr, and if the owner does not understand it, it may bite.

If the cat is suddenly sick, purring in a special way it will soothe itself with this vibration. Therefore, it is important to understand the different intonations of purring of your cat to better understand its condition and mood.