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purr

(pŭr),
A low vibratory murmur.
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Hundreds of pets are being abandoned in Abu Dhabi every year, and while some of them are rescued by groups like Wags and Purrs and eventually make their way to a new, hopefully forever home, many others get killed or die of starvation, as they do not know how to survive the streets.
The 14-year-old feline has become an international celebrity since she gained a place in the Guinness Book of Records in 2012, with a purr measuring a remarkable 67.
The average cat purrs at 25dB but owner Tracy Westwood, 47, said that her cat can be can be louder than the 110 dB that he has been measured at.
The 12-year-old cat is believed to have the loudest purr in the world - as noisy as a lawnmower or a Boeing 737 coming in to land.
Elizabeth von Muggenthaler and colleagues at Fauna Communications believe that the vibrational frequencies in a cat's purr may explain why cats' bones heal so quickly and why so many domestic cats have survived falls from high-rise apartments.
A survey has revealed subtle changes in a cat's purr when they are demanding a meal from their owners.
Cats purr in a certain way to get attention from their owners
Jeff, from Bebington, crawled around with a microphone testing the purrs of the cats for pitch, tone, melody and therapeutic properties.
I follow polities--so I can torture you," Clinton purrs to a delighted Los Angeles audience dining this concert recorded in December 2003.
CAT owners have come to accept over the centuries that when their pet purrs it's a sure sign they're feeling good - but we may have got our wires crossed when it comes to understanding our feline friends.
She is concerned that others will regard her as a freak if she admits that sounds, numbers, and letters have color for her When her beloved car Mango meows and purrs, for example, she sees puffs of yellow-orange color in the air.
Special gives you the sweet yelp of the Double Split on one side, and the raspy cutts, cackles, and purrs of the S.