Video: What Cats Do For Us

Cats may be weird, but they are walking therapy furballs.

Whether you realize it or not, cats actually do more than just stare at you in disdain, scratch your furniture, and brush hair all over the place. Just having a cat in the house can brighten anyone’s day. If you’re not convinced, watch this video.

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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