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purr

(pŭr),
A low vibratory murmur.
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She set it under the purring gas-jet, and with a passing glance at her motionless husband hugging the fire, she went (down two steps) into the kitchen.
Only the gas-jet above the table went on purring equably in the brooding silence of the parlour.
Personally, I think "pawen lawen" means I am offering you my purring paw, whereas "pawen llawen" means I hope to tempt your paw into a purr.
Cats don't just purr because they're happy; sometimes purring can be caused by unpleasant feelings like anxiety or pain.
Purring. Have you seen someone laugh when they are really stressed out?
Purring I didn't know if Princess would retain control of her bowels and if the wound would stay together.
I remember Duncan reading to his friends, with one of his huge and happy cats purring on his chest with its paws round his neck.
They of course all overcome fears and rescue her by purring loudly to drown out the hooting of the owls, pouncing at anything lurking in the bushes and staring at the mushrooms!
'Is that your cat purring?' I would ask, and E would look up from his book, smile, and nod his head." Nicolas died on Christmas Eve, 1962.
MEET Smokey - the world's loudest purring cat, who is said to be noisier than a vacuum cleaner!
She said: "Put a purring cat on your lap and you are filled with happiness."
Westwood is aiming to have her 12-year-old animal rescue pet officially recognised as the purring champ.