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Friday, June 6, 2008

Pets & Family Harmony


Pet ownership has a beneficial effect on family harmony. Research shows families spend a lot more time interacting after the acquisition of a pet. Pets provide a focus for fun activities and friendly conversation. The relaxation and relief from stress provided by animal companionship also yields measurable health benefits for parents. Pets owners have a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, fewer minor illnesses and complaints, and visit the doctor less often than their 'pet less' counterparts.

Owning a cat can be a delightful family experience. Children learn to interact with and take responsibility for the health and well-being of the cat. However, while the ownership of a cat may have enormous benefits for the child, parents need to teach children to behave around cats so they can have a safe and enjoyable relationship.

In fact, having a pet benefit both the owner and the animal. It is also recommended for older person to own a pet since it can be a very good and loyal companion.

I attached above photo of one of my cats 'Silver'.

2 comments:

katztales said...

Silver looks sweet. Au and Target are adopted from the streets (Malacca and Subang Jaya) and they give us lots of pleasure - and make us give them lots of squizzles, food, best seat on the sofa, etc, etc :-)

Lily Arbee said...

Hi! Sorry took so long to reply. Thanks for your comments. Will drop by to your blog soon.

Regards, from Terengganu,
Lily Arbee

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