There’s a Japanese fairy tale called “The Boy Who Drew Cats,” which as the title suggests, is about a boy who like to draw pictures of cats wherever he goes. His love for drawing cats gets him in trouble, but when he wanders back home and has to spend a night in a deserted temple, he discovers that his love for drawing cats ultimately saves his life.

Despite their arrogance and disdain for the human race, cats have many beneficial uses for humans. Besides providing companionship, cats have been known to provide health benefits to humans as well. In this Japanese fairy tale, you can see that maybe your love for cats may not be so crazy after all.

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