Owning a Cat is Fun, But Is It Actually Good for Your Health?

Cat ownership can improve your health

From their adorably, fluffy, whiskered faces to their cute little pink paws, cats are among the most beloved animals on earth. Need further proof? Over 2 million cat videos have been posted on YouTube since 2006, resulting in more than 24 billion views worldwide.

The numbers tell us that people love the silly, zany natures of cats, but did you know that owning a cat can actually benefit your health?


Want to Adopt a Cat? The Reality After the Choice

Orange and white cat in bright orange cageMost cat owners can recall the minute they first laid eyes on their cat. Yes, when a connection between human and feline is initially formed, it’s sort of a game changer. Life, as you knew it, was altered by a cute, playful fluffball.

Sometimes, a person sees enough funny cat videos online to seal their fate as a future cat owner. It happens! No matter what, though, the choice to adopt a cat is a big one that comes with many considerations.  

Do You Value Sleep?

Cats make great pets, but you have to get used to their schedule. Crepuscular in nature, cats enjoy raising a ruckus during the hours surrounding dawn and dusk. That doesn’t mean they always wake you up at 2 a.m. with a wild case of the zoomies, but before you adopt a cat, we recommend being open to a new way of seeing the clock. Continue…