Research shows cats exploit humans by purring

Cat owners may have suspected as much, but it seems our feline friends have found a way to manipulate us humans.
Researchers at the University of Sussex have discovered that cats use a “soliciting purr” to overpower their owners and garner attention and food.

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Cats ‘exploit’ humans by purring

As an owner of two siamese cats I have a long time ago realized that this is far from the only way the cats manipulate me. But what can you do? They are so irresistible!