Infographic: The Healing Power of Cat Purrs
Cats purr at a rate of 20 to 140 Hz, a vibratory rate known to be medically therapeutic for many illnesses.
Lowers Stress — Petting a cat calms people’s nerves.
Decreases Dysponea — A cat’s purr decreases the symptoms of dysponea (shortness of breath).
Lowers Blood Pressure — Cats help humans lower their blood pressure.
Heals Bones — The purr vibratory rate promotes bone strength.
Lowers Risk of Heart Attacks — Cat owners have 40% less chance of a heart attack.
Heals Infections — Cat purr vibrations help to heal infections, swelling, and inflammation.
Heals Muscles — Cat purrs promote healing of muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Veterinary Adage: If you put a cat and a bunch of broken bones in the same room, the bones will heal.
Designer: Gemma Busquets
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Curator: John Kremer