Friday, June 4, 2021, is International Hug Your Cat Day!

You’ve got to be kitten me- that’s hiss-terical, but true!

Did you know there are social and emotional benefits of hugging a cat? And hugging a cat is good for your health.

According to the Life & Cats website:
Cat owners have 40% less risk of a heart attack
The risk of stroke is reduced by 30%
Heart patients had improved cardiac function after a visit from a therapy pet
Hugging a cat reduces stress and anxiety
Petting a cat for 12-30 minutes increases serotonin and lowers depression
Cats reduce loneliness



That’s paw-some – to celebrate I’ll have a meow-tini
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