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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cat-harping (Naut) One of the short ropes or iron cramps used to brace in the shrouds toward the masts so a to give freer sweep to the yards.
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In literature:

To draw the upper parts of the shrouds together by tackles, in order to seize on the cat-harping legs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth

In news:

Harp music or Gregorian chants can make cats relax and might put yours in a purring mood.