Friends With Ben­e­fits

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Who wakes you up with a kiss, never spills your se­crets, and is al­ways happy to see you no mat­ter what? For­get boys — it’s all about our favourite furry friends. Not only do pets pump our brains with feel­good chem­i­cals like dopamine and sero­tonin, stud­ies have shown that pet own­ers also en­joy the perks of higher self-es­teem, less lone­li­ness and a greater sense of be­long­ing. Bonus? Pet own­ers get body ben­e­fits too, as re­searchers from Michi­gan State Univer­sity found that pet own­ers are 34 per­cent more likely to reach rec­om­mended ex­er­cise goals. Can a boyfriend re­ally do all that? Didn’t think so.

kitty, Soft kitty, warm lit­tle ball of love.

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