These scientific benefits of owning a cat will make you want to have

Go ahead and scroll through your newsfeed. We bet you’ll find all sorts of dog-related content – photos, videos, GIFs, and memes – within just a minute of scrolling. Posts that share the cuteness of dogs are thumb-stopping, eye-catching, and easily induce the “awww” reaction.

It’s safe to say that the majority of the world’s population is in love with dogs. They are the friendliest and most lovable animals on earth, that’s why dog parents usually don’t find it difficult to let other people pet them.

But we cannot say the same for the cat-loving hoomans. Our feline friends are the total opposite, but that doesn’t make them any less deserving of love and attention. They can be warm and sweet, too. Did you know that cat videos can create a positive emotion and boost one’s energy? In fact, there are scientific benefits of being a cat owner. Here are a few.

1. They can help you move on.

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May it be from a loved one’s death or a really bad break up, cats can pawssibly help you cope with loss.

2. They can reduce stress.

A long, difficult day at work can be compensated by a soothing night at home if you’re a cat owner. That fuzzy feeling you get when they welcome you at your doorstep is incomparable.

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3. They improve your sociability.

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Yes, all they can do is meow and purr, and will never say a word. But talking to your cat enhances your ability to start a conversation and socialize.

Still thinking twice about having a pet cat?

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