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Silkie chicken starts purring from happiness after being swaddled

Did you know that chickens purr? Well, maybe not all chickens but this silkie chicken is certainly trying to give cats a little competition on the most adorable imitation of a car motor. Usually when people think of a chicken they think one of three things, dinner, eggs or they envision an actual chicken that's running around in an outside pen seemingly confused with life.

Chickens typically serve some sort of purpose for their owners, even if it's just to prevent them from weekly trips to the grocery store for eggs. But some chickens are simply there to be pets and sometimes entertainment. Have you ever seen a chicken wear clothes? Well, they make them.

And since people have taken to having chickens hang out as pets, they behave like pets. Jen Hamilton has a silkie chicken named, Grits, who loves nothing more than taking a bath and being swaddled like an infant.

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