I like kittens and cats, and have owned several during my life- but none at the present time. Most cats are independent critters, usually doing their thing; rarely making an effort to please anyone but themselves. Sure, once ion a while they will snuggle up top you- but it’s usually so you can pet them and give them the strokes they need.
Why do cats purr? No one knows for certain, but there are several good ideas.: We all know they purr when they are happy and feeling good; but they may also purr when they are afraid, hungry, or injured. Scientists have measured their sound and found it to be 26 Hertz; a frequency that has been shown to promote bone and tissue regeneration. They can actually be healing themselves. The bottom line is : Cats purr for many reasons- if you know your cat; you will most likely be able to figure it out.
When a neighbors cat visited us a few months ago , he suddenly jumped up on the piano and began walking down the keyboard. Suddenly, he stopped, sat down on the keyboard and looked up to us as if to say “Whaddia gonna do about it?” I grabbed my camera and took this shot which inspired this painting, which I have titled “Kitten on the Keys”.
When does your cat like to purr?
All comments welcome.
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