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5 great reasons to adopt a cat if you live alone

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  • Why you should adopt a cat.
  • Cats make great companions.
  • They also reduce stress.

While many people consider themselves dog lovers, others prefer to own cats. Why is this?

Contrary to popular belief, cats are just as affectionate, if not more so, than their canine rivals. It’s just a matter of being patient with them.

Although cats may be less effusive than dogs, they show their appreciation and loyalty to their human parents.

Now we have five great reasons you should adopt a cat if you live alone.

Cats are excellent company

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One reason to adopt a cat is that they make excellent companions.

The tenderness they convey cannot be compared to anything else — in addition they are fun, affectionate, cute, cheerful, adorable… and mischievous.

Many people who live alone resist adopting a pet, but a cat is sure to win you over.

Furthermore, they can be almost as therapeutic as seeing a psychologist.

An adopted cat becomes part of the family

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Once you’ve decided to adopt a cat, you must be aware of how much care they need.

Like dogs, cats can become another member of your family.

You may even grow to think of it like a furry child or even a younger sibling.

Make sure visitors know to respect your feline friend when they visit your home.

Cats make you more sociable

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Another reason it’s a good idea to adopt cats is that they will make you more sociable. Yes, as you read that right.

Living alone may mean you don’t spend much time with other people. A cat will be your companion.

Interacting with your pet will make you feel less lonely and you’ll have more confidence to make new friends.

Sooner or later, you will meet other cat lovers to bond with.

They’re good for your health

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Believe it or not, studies have shown cats can help reduce stress and anxiety.

In fact, they may even helps prevent heart attacks.

They can also help you sleep better. Nothing is more relaxing than listening to your furry friend purr.

In fact, some people have reported that their cat can sense when their blood sugar drops.

They will give you space when you need it

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Finally, our last reason you should adopt a cat — especially if you live alone — is that they are relatively independent.

They don’t need to be let out to go to the bathroom and enjoy spending a large part of the day sleeping or bird watching.

They’re great pets for busy people because they often enjoy solitude.

However, before adopting a pet you must be sure that you’re ready. It’s a lifetime commitment.

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