- Pets and Animals
6 REASONS WHY EVERY PERSON SHOULD OWN A CAT
LET'S TALK ABOUT CATS AND WHY EVERY PERSON NEEDS ONE
6 REASONS WHY EVERY PERSON SHOULD OWN A CAT:
1). CATS ARE THE PERFECT COMPANION.
Cats are great company! They enjoy hanging out with you. They love nuzzling up to you at night. They appreciate being petted and scratched under their chin. They like watching TV with you (whether you are watching Real Housewives, The Walking Dead, or My Cat from Hell on Animal Planet. It doesn't matter).
But once you have given your cat some attention, he's happy to waltz off and do "his own feline thing" - such as sleeping, eating, or looking out the window -.which leaves you free to do your own "people thing" - such as writing Hub Pages on the computer!
A cat will be there for you when you need him. But he will also gladly give you space when you need space - since he appreciates having space, too. That's why cats are the perfect companion.
2). CATS ALWAYS PROVIDE YOU WITH SOMEONE TO TALK TO.
You feel lonely. You need someone to talk to. If you have a cat, you always have someone willing to listen. Plus, you don't have to worry about a cat blurting out your secrets, using information against you, or trilling, "I told you so!
You can gossip with your cat about how the newswoman's dress is too tight. You can confide in your cat about how annoying it is that your mother prefers your sister. Your cat will never be judgmental about any of it. She may close her eyes after awhile...but she's still listening.
Another good thing? You'll never have to feel like a crazy person who talks to herself, as long as there is a cat in the room.
3). CATS LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
Yes, cats are healthy to have around. Studies have shown that people in high stress jobs actually had their blood pressure lowered by owning a cat. These findings could very well be the result of the positive benefits of having someone by your side who does not judge you....and also, who is very relaxed, himself.
There's no doubt about it; cats are very relaxing creatures - especially, the older they get. In fact, if cats could write, they would write a book entitled: "THE ART OF CHILLING"...By Fluffy......Sleep 16 hours a day, and the rest of the time, meditate by staring at birds out the window.
Petting a cat just feels good...listening to that rumbly purr machine is a natural dopamine-producer. So plop down next to your kitty, or invite him onto your lap....... now close your eyes, and be one with your cat; The Master of Relaxation, and just....chilllll.....
Who needs alcohol? You always posess a natural healthy way to de-stress, when you have a cat around.
4). CATS MAKE YOU SMILE (AND SOMETIMES, EVEN LAUGH)!
Cats do the cutest and funniest things. Sometimes, they just LOOK funny, laying in the bathroom sink with water dripping on them, squished inside a too-small box, or getting all worked up over an ant.
Cats are also quite amusing while under the influence of catnip; rolling around, acting posessed. In addition cats are funny when they interact with each other .Coco-Puff is sniffing Princess's tail...... Princess doesn't look too thrilled....Princess is now glaring at Coco-Puff.....it's entertaining to watch - much better than any reality show on TV.
Witnessing my pudgy stuffed animal of a pet suddenly turn into a puma as she stalks a fuzzy pink mouse...well, it's just so darn cute, I have to smile.
And that's the thing. With a cat around, there's always a reason to smile.
5). CATS PROVIDE YOU WITH UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.
Your cat doesn't care that your new haircut looks horrible. Your cat doesn't care that your face is breaking out. Your cat doesn't care that you failed every test at the temporary agency. Yes, you,.with your bad hair, pimply face, and no job...to your cat, you are still THE BOMB!
And that's the great thing about cats. They love you even when the whole rest of the world seems to be telling you to just pack it up, go home, and give up.
Of course, it doesn't hurt that you are the one dispensing the food and treats....but the important thing is....if you have a cat, there will always exist at least one being in this world who thinks you are magnificent!
6). CATS GIVE YOU A GOOD REASON TO PROCRASTINATE.
Do you have a sinkful of crusty dishes? An unpleasant phone call to make? How about a humongous load of laundry that needs to be folded and put away? You'll get around to these things.eventually. But if you have a cat, you don't need to do them right away.
Your cat provides you with the perfect excuse to put off doing these dreaded chores. I mean, look at your cat...laying on your bed, so comfy and sweet. Maybe you'll just lay down with him for a little while. Just a little while, to .give him some company. Ahhhh.....that feels nice.
The dishes can wait. The phone call? There's always tomorrow. And the laundry? Well, you can't very well put laundry away with your cat laying on top of it, can you?
So you see? With a cat around, you always have a good reason to procrastinate!