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Are Cats Good for Kids?

Cats Benefit Children

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:

The Calming Effect of Cats

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.”