Oct 27
woman with her cat

Friends with health benefits

  1. Less allergies and asthma in kids that grow up with a fur mate in their first year
  2. Help to build your social networks or find yourself a partner – the best conversation starter!
  3. Playing and petting your fur kid elevates your levels of serotonin and dopamine helping you be happy and calm.
  4. Reduce your heart disease risk factors via reduced blood pressure, reduced cholesterol, improving fitness, and warding off depression & obesity.
  5. Keeping you active with daily walking, your very own personal trainer helping you lose or maintain your weight.
  6. Combat loneliness by providing unconditional companionship.

Less lonely, happier, healthier, fitter. Doesn’t get much better than that!