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Synonyms for purr

a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

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make a soft swishing sound

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indicate pleasure by purring

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When a cat purrs is can often mean it's depressed or suffering from stress.
At the Hebrew Home in Riverdale, New York, the cat purrs when you stroke its fur, rolls over to receive a tummy rub, blinks as it grooms its face and meows if you turn out the lights.
the sound frequency of cat purrs has been shown to have therapeutic effects on humans, helping to lower blood pressure, reduce stress and promote soft tissue repair
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.
Doing that calls up a sound file, and the cat purrs.