It has long been speculated that pets are good for a person’s health. Stress relief and encouragement of a healthy lifestyle are commonly cited as two positive outcomes from owning a pet. But when it comes to cats, scientific evidence suggests that their purr can be specifically beneficial to their owner.
There are many tales of cat owners who are sick or in pain, feeling better, sometimes even healed, by their cat’s purr. This may sound like the plot to your favourite disney film or simply the ramblings of a besotted owner, but over the years research into the mystery of the cat’s purr has backed up these curious stories.
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