Pets Are Good For Your Health: It's Science

July 31, 2019
Adorable Pets

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This is the wholesome news we need in 2019. Someone collected all the recent scientific research that PROVES having a furry friend at home is good for your health. Sure, sometimes our family's two adorable cats disrupt my sleep, not unlike this kitty right here:

But I wouldn't trade them for anything. Pets are good for your heart, can reduce anxiety and stress, and help us recover from trauma. In short: they're awesome. And if you have one, maybe they deserve a little treat tonight. Just because. Here's all the science.