Cat Owners-What Does It Mean If Your Cat Does Not Purr Normally?

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  1. THEdeathsHEAD

    THEdeathsHEAD Lockdown's #1 Fan

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    My kitteh has a really quiet purr,if your an inch away from her you can't hear it. But I put my hand on her and I can feel it. Is this normal?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    It means she hates you

    it is normal, one of my cats is the same

    /catworld2005
     
  4. ssjkazer

    ssjkazer mr dyslexia

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    it all depends on your point of view of normal or not to me my cats have only purred once geting attiotion
     
  5. seven

    seven RIP Poopers 4-1993/5-2008

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    All cats are different.

    My oldest cat didn't purr at all until he was around 11 years old and then it would be loud. Our youngest cat purred as a defense mechanism, she was really skittish and would start to purr when you get near her (if she was comfortable with you). The surviving two range from a medium level to low purrs.
     
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    It means she is going to destroy all your furniture when she grows up.
     
  7. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Take it back to Customer Service for an exchange, it's broken. I hope you kept the gift receipt, those restocking fees are a bitch.
     
  8. Tyrant

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    My 11 year old male has always had an extremely quiet purr too. His can't be heard, only felt. My other cat snorts instead of purrs properly but she's normal otherwise. Every cat is different. I wouldn't worry.
     
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    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I've had cats all my life.
    Some have purred so loudly that they sounded like a big block V8.
    Others have purred at a whisper.
     
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    All cats are different. My cat purred quite a bit, mostly when she was about to fall asleep on top of you. I can't tell you the number of days that began with the phrase "get off my head, cat." (Best alarm clock I ever had, too. She'd climb up on the pillow and start smacking you around until you got up.) When my roommate's cat purred it meant she wanted to be fed. (As long as she got fed, she put up with us.) My aunt's cat hisses. It took me a little while to realize that she wanted attention and she wasn't about to start swinging claws. I have no idea what she does when she's upset. (The cat that is; I know when my aunt is upset.)
     
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    She already does that! :lol 
     
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    yeah all cats are different. i have 2. one that purrs kind of quite unless you get close. but the other holy cow. it is seriously like a motor running. it is so vocal, you can hear her coming into the room from another. if she gets close when i am sleeping it will wake me up lol.
     
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    Grab the :popcorn  and watch the devastation. :D 
     
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    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    No matter what a cat does, it's only out to do one thing.






    Murder.







    Yes, the dramatic space was neccesary.
     
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    My cat has a very soft pure when she's happy.
    I wouldn't worry about it................................whats normal?
     
  16. Red Alert

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    It's the quiet ones you need to watch out for.


    They mostly come out at night.....mostly
     

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