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He’s just coughing up a hairball

Ruth Adams called on Northampton College in central England to measure the purring sound of her gray-and-white tabby cat, Smokey, aiming for a Guinness World Record.
The result, she told The Associated Press in March, was 73 decibels, many multiples louder than the average cat’s purr and about as noisy, according to the AP, as “busy traffic, a hair dryer or a vacuum cleaner.”
According to cat-ologists, Smokey’s purring could reflect either extreme happiness or extreme stress.
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of England
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