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Why Cats Purr

Cats don’t have a monopoly on purring though. Some other animals can purr as well, such as raccoons. Have you ever been close enough to hear the purring of a raccoon? Probably not. As for me, I think I’ll stick with the cat’s purr.

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For more specific information on cat behavior, refer to any of the best-selling books by Pam Johnson-Bennett. Pam’s books are available at bookstores everywhere, through your favorite online book retail site and also here on our website.

  If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. This article is not intended as a replacement for your cat’s veterinary care.