Scientists have proven that men are more prone to a positive impact of cats. It was found that the presence of a cat in the house reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack among men by 20%.
The study involved 10 thousand people aged 40 to 85 years. The survey showed that 70% of men aged 85 years were cat owners. Analysis of the data proved that men are more influenced by domestic animals. The risk of stroke and heart attack at the owners of the cat family has been reduced by 20%.
Cats, scientists believe, give us positive emotions and affect health. Since ancient times, the cat purring ascribed healing properties. In addition, communication with cat stimulates the production of endorphins, the happy hormones.