The Amazing Power of Cat Hugs

Hugging your feline brings you more benefits than you ever imagined.

Feline love

There's nothing better than giving Mittens a big, long hug; scratching behind their ears; letting them camp out on your lap. What you probably didn't know, though, is that these cuddle sessions provide a ton of benefits, for you and your cat.

Even if traditional "hugs" aren't really your cat's style, cuddling of any sort offers a range of physical, social, and emotional benefits that affect humans and cats alike.

by Andrea Heckler