This guest post (and amazing infographic) was written by Emily of Catological. Pop over and check it out!
If you’re like me (or any human on the planet, really), you’ve probably had some negative thoughts creep into your mind about why things are going poorly, or why someone was mean to you, or why you aren’t living the life you always dreamed of yet.
Negativity can creep into even the sunniest minds, darkening your day like an overbearing cloud.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have something to fall back on when you’re in a mood like this? Something that you could count on to make you feel better?
Well, I don’t know how to tell this to you, but something like this already exists.
Yes, seriously. Cats are insanely good at solving our problems, and have been scientifically proven to make our lives happier and healthier.
From helping us recover from negative moods, to relieving stress, cats can turn our frowns upside down. Plus, you get the added benefit of lower chances of heart disease and other horrible health-related maladies.
We started looking for some information to back up these findings, and stumbled across more and more reasons why cats are actually super healthy for you physically and emotionally.
At the end of the day, we came away with 22 ways cats help make us happier and healthier, all of which you can see in the infographic below, or by visiting the original post here, where we include sources and a bit more explanation for each point.
So, want to make things less crappy? Get a cat!