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Thursday, August 10, 2021

Until recently, I had no idea that cats could eat and purr simultaneously.

But they can; I’ve seen/heard it. I guess the feline physiological capacity for purr-fection has a multi-tasking element to it. Besides, what better time to express your contentment than when you’re filling your gullet?

- Costa Tsiokos, Thu 08/10/2021 11:24:18 PM
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  1. One of mine purrs a bit while eating her favorite foods. As the article mentions, they purr when happy and also during times of stress, almost like a calming agent.

    Comment by David — 08/11/2021 @ 12:14:03 AM

  2. The particular cat I observed tends to be pretty vocal anyway. So I chalked up her behavior to an inability to ever shut up…

    Comment by CT — 08/11/2021 @ 03:40:10 PM

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