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Tom asked in PetsCats · 1 month ago

Why does my cat purr even if he didn't like me hugging him?

Is he gay for me? 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They are stimulated by touch.They purr for happiness and when in pain too. 

  • 1 month ago

    It is also a sign that the cat is in pain, stop hugging it!

  • 1 month ago

    Purring isn't just a happy sound.  Injured cats purr, and the low frequency soundwaves are actually found to promote healing.  Domesticated cats learn to use purring as a social cue.  They don't typically do so in the wild.  You should interpret it more like "I'm glad you're here." than "I'm happy with exactly what you're doing."

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Purring doesn't necessarily mean "I'm happy" it's more like "I'm not under threat." Cats in pain still purr.

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