All about your cat’s purr and how purring helps to heal
Cats don’t just purr when they are happy.
Cats also purr when they are injured, in pain or stressed too…
Cats purr at a ‘healing frequency” (25-150 Hz).
This frequency is therapeutic for:
- bone growth and healing
- pain relief
- swelling reduction
- wound healing
- muscle growth and repair
- tendon repair
- joint mobility
This might explain why cats generally have better health than dogs and also why they suffer from fewer problems after bone injury.
In people a cats purr can:
- reduce blood pressure
- help with mental health problems such as mood.
- may help with sleep
A cat’s purr also feels, as well as sounds lovely and relaxing…listen to this-
People with pets live longer!
This is only a very brief description of purring and how a cat’s purr can aid healing.
Charlie says high five to the power of cats.