Anyone who owns a cat already knows the benefits they get (along with the problems such as shredded curtains and droppings that happen to land outside of a litter box). One huge benefit of a cat is companionship, even if the cat happens to ignore you 99% of the time.

Yet another benefit to owning a cat is the health benefits such as lower stress and anxiety. Just petting a cat or seeing one every day is good for your health (at least that’s what cats constantly tell us). Still, there’s nothing like watching a peaceful cat sleeping to make you realize you need to slow your own life down to match the pace of your cat.

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