Proven Benefits of Cat Ownership

Reduced stress

Studies have shown that petting a cat can lower blood pressure and heart rate, and reduce levels of stress hormones.

Lower blood pressure

Cat owners tend to have lower blood pressure than non-cat owners.

Improved heart health

Cat owners have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke.

Reduced anxiety

Cats can help to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation.

Better sleep

Cats can help to improve sleep quality by providing companionship and comfort.

Increased immunity

Children who grow up with cats tend to have stronger immune systems.

Longer lifespan

Studies have shown that cat owners tend to live longer than non-cat owners.

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