Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

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Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

Does my cat purr when I’m not there? It purrs on my knee or sitting on a windowsill when I’m in the same room. But does it purr when alone in the house?

Judith McBrien

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