Who knew that owning a cat could benefit your health? That’s right. They are not only adorable, and fluffy, but they are also good for your health! Being a cat owner is actually good for you! Here are a few reasons how:
They help you sleep better
There have been studies shown that people sleep better with cats. 41% of people in the study said to have slept better with a cat with them while only 20% said it just led to disturbances.
They’re good for your heart
Actually, owning any pet is good for your heart. However, cats lower your stress levels and lower the amount of anxiety in your life. Petting a cat can have a relaxing, calming and positive effect. So, if you have a pet, don’t forget to pet it!
They boost your immunity
Constant exposure to pets dander and fur around the house can result in an increased resistance to allergens, decreasing risk for allergies and asthma.
Lower blood pressure
Cat owners are known to have lower blood pressure than non-cat owners due to the calming presence that cats are able to provide.
There are so much more reasons as to how owning a cat could be good for you and your health. So, if you have been thinking about getting a cat, get one! You will love, and thank it!