Top 7 Benefits of Having a Cat

A cat's presence and petting them lowers cortisol and calms the nervous system.

Reduce Stress

Cats provide companionship and caretaking that alleviates depression symptoms.

Decrease Depression  

Cat owners have a lower risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease.

Heart Disease

Stroking a cat has been shown to lower high blood pressure.

Control Blood Pressure  

Having a cat may boost immunity and reduce illness through oxytocin.

Improve Immunity  

Caring for a cat's needs can increase movement and activity.


Interacting with cats stimulates the mind, problem solving, and memory.

Sharpen Mind 

Train Your Cat to Enjoy Walks on a Leash