When I saw the headline “The Complicated Truth About a Cat’s Purr,” I thought “oh, it’s probably just another click bait headline with not much substance.” Much to my delight, the article from BBC Future turned out to be an in depth piece exploring why cats purr and what purring means. From the physiology of purring to how cats us purring to communicate, this article covers it all. Read the full article on BBC Future.
If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Monday, Dr. Lynn Bahr answered reader questions, on Tuesday, we featured a folding cat tree, on Wednesday, author Lucy Burdette told us about the cats in her Key West mysteries, on Thursday, we introduced you to the Purrfect Cat Box. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway for an autographed copy of Lucy Burdette’s latest mystery, Death on the Menu.
Today’s video of a sleepy kitten is one of the sweetest things I’ve seen in a long time – enjoy!