THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CATS

Two Italian Cats in Ancient Rome
Adorable Orange Cat Riding a Chairlift in the Snowy Mountains with Cute Winter Aesthetic

HOW A CAT'S PURR HEALS YOU

Research suggests that the vibrations produced by cats purring have healing properties that help both cats and humans to heal, recover from injuries and optimize wellness.

A CAT'S PURRING OFFERS LOADS OF HEALTH BENEFITS

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PURRING STIMULATES BONE GROWTH

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REDUCES INFLAMMATION

A CAT'S PURR IS ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

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INCREASES OXYTOCIN

A CAT'S PURR BOOSTS HAPPY HORMONES

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BOOSTS NEW CELL GROWTH

A CAT'S PURR TRIGGERS NEW STEM CELL FORMATION

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HEAL YOURSELF WITH CAT MEMES

Research suggests that cat lovers can improve their health outcomes and even trigger weight loss merely by viewing cute cat photos.

LOOKING AT CAT PICTURES HAS BIOLOGICAL BENEFITS

MECHANISMS OF ACTION

PURRING STIMULATES BONE GROWTH

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BOOST DOPAMINE

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INCREASES OXYTOCIN

A CAT'S PURR BOOSTS HAPPY HORMONES

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DECREASE CORTISOL

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CAREGIVING SYSTEM

A CAT'S PURR TRIGGERS NEW STEM CELL FORMATION

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A HISTORY OF CATS

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Two Italian Cats in Ancient Rome

WHERE DID CATS COME FROM?

Cats are believed to have evolved from a wild ancestor called the African wildcat.

THE SURPRISING TRUTH BEHIND CAT DOMESTICATION

ORIGINS

WHERE DID EGYPTIAN CATS COME FROM?

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DOMESTICATION

WHO REALLY DOMESTICATED CATS?

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Egyptian Cat Breeds Illustration of Egyptian Chausie Breed Cat

A HISTORY OF EGYPTIAN CATS

Egyptian cats are some of the oldest domesticated cats in existence. Learn about these fascinating felines and the role they played in human history.

THE FASCINATING STORY OF EGYPT'S REVERED PETS

ORIGINS

WHERE DID EGYPTIAN CATS COME FROM?

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DOMESTICATION

WE'RE THE EGYPTIANS THE FIRST TO DOMESTICATE CATS?

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RELIGION

WHY DID EGYPTIANS WORSHIP CAT DEITIES?

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PEST CONTROL

HOW DID EGYPTIAN CATS CONTRIBUTE TO THE ECONOMY?

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Two Italian Kittens Playing with Glass Orb with Historic Italian Architecture in Background

A HISTORY OF ITALIAN CATS

Italian cats came to Italy from Egypt. Brought to Italy and spread throughout Europe by Roman armies, Italian cats were first worshipped and beloved, then vilified and murdered during the medieval ages and early Renaissance.

DISCOVER ITALY'S LOVE HATE HISTORY WITH CATS

ORIGINS

WHERE DID ITALIAN CATS COME FROM?

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ANCIENT ROME

WHAT WAS LIFE FOR ITALIAN CATS LIKE IN ANCIENT ROME?

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MIDDLE AGES

WHY DID EVERYONE START HATING AND KILLING CATS IN THE MIDDLE AGES?

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RENAISSANCE

HOW AND WHY DID LIFE CHANGE FOR ITALIAN CATS DURING THE RENAISSANCE?

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CAT SCIENCE

Cute Cat Photo of Orange Tabby Cat Sniffing Petralyte Electrolyte Powder
Italian Cat Climbing a Church

WHY DO CATS PURR?

A cat’s purr serves as both a communication mechanism as well as a way to heal, calm, and soothe themselves and their human or animal companions.

YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CAT PURRING SCIENCE

SCIENCE

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BENEFITS

THE FREQUENCY OF A CATS PURR HAS HEALING POWERS

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REDUCE INFLAMMATION

THE FREQUENCY OF A CAT'S PURR IS ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

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REDUCE CORTISOL

A CAT'S PURR CAN REDUCE STRESS HORMONE LEVELS

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CUTE CAT PICTURES

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CAT BREEDS AROUND THE WORLD

SIAMESE

SIAMESE CATS

Italy's other fav cat breed, Siamese are known for calm and gentle natures. They love cuddling.
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PERSIAN

PERSIAN CATS

Italy's favorite cat breed, Persians are known for calm and gentle natures. They love cuddling.
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MAU

MAU CATS

The Egyptian Mau is a breed of domestic cat that is believed to have originated in ancient Egypt.
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