Artist Uses Comic Illustrations To Explains Why Cats Purr
You had no idea. No idea at all.
Purr... Ever wondered where does that heavenly sound come from?
Self-taught artist Rebecca Hawkes has several versions for you to consider. Her series "Why Cats Purr" features a number of quirky illustrations exploring various possibilities of this mysterious feline language.
Even if they aren't bone hard scientific facts, we think every cat owner will enjoy a pinch of humor related to their furry friends.
Can it be they're actually washing machines? Or tractors?
Maybe there's a whole new universe inside our felines?
Maybe their tummies include chainsaws and beehives?
Lovely rattlesnakes vs. bubbles, whichever you prefer.
And our favorite, fact-shattering explanation: purratroopers.
Truth is, the true reasons behind purring are still highly debated. Although we assume that cats purr expressing pleasure or communicating with their youngs, they also do it while undergoing a lot of stress.
For more fun cat-related stuff, read 'Sad Cat Diaries' Are Officially The Funniest Thing Ever and 23 Cats Hilariously Own Up To Their Misdeeds.
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