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The pet effect: Facts about the incredible human-animal bond | Senior Living

(BPT) – Do you ever notice how fulfilled you feel when you spend time with your pet? How your pet can inspire joy while also somehow helping you feel less stressed? Or maybe you are thinking of getting a pet hoping for companionship, affection and love? These and many more positives are the result of the pet effect, also known as the human-animal bond.

“Science supports that the pet effect is real for people of all ages,” says PetSmart Charities President Aimee Gilbreath. “However, you don’t need research to see for yourself the benefits a pet can bring a family.

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29 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Your Cat

Cats are among the world’s most popular pets, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re diligent about keeping themselves clean, don’t need to go outside for walks, and their enviable nap schedule means you don’t have to feel guilty about leaving them alone for the day when you head to work. But even for the most dedicated pet owners, there’s plenty about their feline friends that remains a mystery—until now, that is. With the help of animal experts, we’ve rounded up 30 amazing cat facts you never knew, from what those purrs really mean to how they move. And

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Can you tell coronavirus facts from myths? Match your wits against an epidemiologist

About 10 percent of Americans believe that the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19. Almost a third think the virus can be spread via boxes or packages shipped to the United States from foreign countries.

Myths abound about the new coronavirus not only here but in countries all around the world, according to the results of a new survey from Ipsos. From May 28-31, Ipsos pollsters asked 15,872 adults worldwide to answer a set of true-false questions about COVID-19.

In addition to the U.S., respondents came from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa,

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