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So you spent your Saturday night watching videos of Nala cat or Henri. Don't feel embarrassed: you might have been doing something good for yourself.
A new study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior surveyed 7,000 people via social media about their viewing of cat videos and how it affects their moods. Thirty-six percent of participants described themselves as a "cat person" and 60 percent said they liked both cats and dogs.
Participants in the study reportedly had fewer negative emotions such as anxiety, sadness and annoyance after watching cat videos, even when they viewed Internet cats at work or while studying. The pleasure they got from watching cat videos seemed to outweigh any guilt they felt about procrastinating.
originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: Silcone Synapse
I took my Jakie in to the vets the other week and the Vet (A South African dude really good with Jake) told me that domestic cats are kept juvenile by being domesticated and continue to purr all their lives when a wild cat will only purr when young and with their mother.
But they can turn the domestication on and off unlike a dog.
Oh and cats in space? must and should happen for all Kitty kind!.
originally posted by: Silcone Synapse
And when cats purr,the frequencies they emit can help heal cells and bones.
This info could be used to help astronaughts stay healthy in space!
Although I doubt that means they will take cats with them.
How cool is that?
originally posted by: Thecakeisalie
a reply to: soulpowertothendegree
Who needs cat videos-I get a live performance every day. The leading actor is asleep at the moment.
Pets have proven to be a great help in nursing homes-the companionship does wonders for the residents. I don't know what makes cats so amusing-perhaps it's the complete disregard for logic and purrsonal safety.
"What are you doing Numbskull?
"Don't mind me master-i'm just trying to climb this wall and backflip at the same time."
"Ok then...carry on."