Cats are one of the best pets you can have. If you have a full-time job and are thinking to take on the responsibility of owning a pet, you might want to look again at the benefits of having a cat. They are cute, generally quiet 🙂 and mostly independent. Here are the few reasons why you should own a cat: Cats can help reduce stress We all get stressed out, and people have many different ways of relieving their stress. Cat owners can reduce tensions by just stroking their furry friend’s head. Petting a cat releases endorphins into the brain, which makes you happier. Also, cats have the softest fur! There are so many more reasons that you should get a cat to fill your home with love. Check out your local shelter to find a kitty that really needs a home. Cats are low-maintenance and independent pets Taking care of a cat requires less responsibility than some other animals. If you think you do not have the time or energy to own a pet, then a cat could be perfect for you. And when you do have extra time, cuddling up with your cat will feel better than ever. Cats will keep your house and yard rodent-free If you are not a fan of rats, chipmunk, voles or mice in your home, owning a cat will take care of that right away. Your cat may even bring you its prize to make you proud!