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Experts Say Being A Cat Lover Is Good For Your Health

If you're obsessed with talking to your cats then psychologist Dr Danielle Forshee has some fantastic news for you.

Dr Danielle is both a licensed clinical social worker and a doctor of psychology, so you'd better believe she's right when she says that talking to your pet has health benefits.

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She claims that when talking with your pet you develop and sustain a bond that's healthy for the both of you, as it has a positive affect on your mental health.

And if you don't talk to your pet who else will?

Credit: Pixabay
Credit: Pixabay

Your pets can also provide you with a whole host of other health benefits too.

Dr Danielle believes that owning a pet helps fight depression and can even prevent heart disease and help to lower blood pressure.

Her studies have shown that communicating with a pet cat or dog can control stress better than the drug usually used to treat high blood pressure.

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See, it's backed up by real science.

Here kitty, kitty!

Featured Image Credit: 20th Century Fox/Simpsons

Topics: Life, This Morning, Real, Cats

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