by Simonne Lee

I’ve always found I can slip into a trance when I listen and feel a cat’spurr. It instantly calms me down, I take a couple of deep breaths and justpause for a moment in time.

Cats are always purring away but a purr doesn’t always mean your cat is happyactually, it can mean quite a few different things.

  • They’re annoyed
  • We all know the ‘I love you’ purr
  • They’re stressed
  • It’s dinner time

When a cat is stressed it will begin to purr and it’s the vibration from theirpurr that will soothe their nervous system. It’s an automatic response forthem to do this and will also do this if they’ve been injured. The purringvibration will speed the healing process for them as well. This vibrationdoesn’t just work on the felines of the world, it also has the same effect onthe humans in their family too. If a human member of their family is notfeeling well, a cat will come close by and just purr offering a very sweethealing to those they love. They instinctively know when we’re unwell and willdo what they can to make us feel better.

Did you know the sound of a purr creates a vibration within a range of 20-140Hz? This range is known to increase our immunity, vitality and calm ournervous system. It’s also therapeutic for many illnesses. Anything that helpsto soothe our nervous system definitely is beneficial to our health.

So let’s look at some examples at the Power of a Purr

  1. BONES

The best range to promote healing is at 25 – 50Hz and then between 100 -200Hzis the second-best frequency for promoting healthy bones. A cat’s purr isright in the middle of these two ranges. It strengthens and repairs our bones.


Petting your cat when purring relaxes our nervous system and promotes a senseof calmness. Happy endorphins are released!


If you happen to have any swelling or infections, the purring vibration isknown to reduce both and doing it’s best to strengthen our immune system.


Who knew that just by hanging out with your cat, you could reduce your bloodpressure!


Studies indicate that cat owners have a 40% less risk of having a heartattack. New research suggests that our heart muscle physically suffers frombeing hurt or broken, so having a cat can assist in the healing of a brokenheart.


By having a four-legged feline in your life, you’re less likely to step into astate of depression. It may be their constant healing purr or just how muchlove you. Either way, they’re bringing so much joy into your life.

So next time you’re feeling unwell or just a bit down, go hang out with yourcat or visit a cat shelter. The power of a purr is significant and can makesuch an impact to your health as well as your heart.

PS if you’re considering becoming a cat owner, a rescue cat will eternally begrateful for a second chance with the purrfect family.

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Simonne Lee


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