Pets are more than just bundles of love wrapped in fur. Studies have shown that pets can be good for the owner’s mental, emotional and physical well-being. Even spending just 15 to 30 minutes with your pets can help you feel more relaxed and calm. This time spent raises the chemical levels in the brain associated with pleasure and tranquility. They literally help us getting through the day.
Pets have the ability to keep us healthy and happy, and thanks to the internet, you don’t even necessarily need to own one for you to feel that happiness. So if you’re having a bad day, these witty Snapchat stories are guaranteed to lift you out of that funk and hopefully make you consider adopting the happiness factories that are also known as pets. (h/t)