YouTube offers over two million cat videos and people have watched these videos more than 25 billion times. That averages out to roughly 12,000 views per cat video. While people may enjoy watching cat videos, the benefits can go beyond bringing a smile to your face watching a cat.
Cat videos simply make people happy, and there’s no risk of hangovers or nausea afterwards. People watching cat videos reported experiencing more positive emotions and having higher energy levels. In addition, they also reported lower levels of negative feelings after viewing online cat-related content.
So if you want to be happy without relying on alcohol or drugs, watch a cat video. It may make your life better faster than you might think.