How to Speak Cat

In its latest “Science of Us” webisode, New York Magazine decodes all your cat’s purring and meowing. No matter how indifferent they may seem on the surface, cats are actually highly complex communicators that use a combination of signals and noises to express themselves. While purring may seem like an expression of joy or comfort, it’s actually your kitty’s way of asking you to stay close because they need you. And as far as meowing goes, each cat creates its own unique method of meowing that’s specific to its own human.