Cats can be a healthy and joyful addition to any family, and can help our children in a variety of ways.
Here are some examples:
Says Aaron Katcher, M.D., emeritus professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, “Because [humans] evolved solving problems about animals, animals have the power to entrain our attention. And when we are around animals, we become more joyous, communicative, expressive, and calm.”
Hopefully this brief introduction will help you explore more ways that children can benefit from having cats in their lives.
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