Cute cats to help you out in an emergency.

Feeling a bit down or drained? Check out these cats to give you a boost -- and don't worry, it's SCIENCE!
Animals Australia

Animals Australia team

Last updated 14 August 2015

Researchers have confirmed what all animal-lovers already knew deep down: looking at cute photos makes you smarter. (Well, it increases your concentration and productivity…)

And in more news that surprises no one who loves Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub or Maru: science says that watching cat videos lowers stress and raises your energy level!

So if you’re feeling a bit flat, go ahead — smash the (imaginary) emergency glass and access these ridiculously sweet kitties to reap the furry benefits.

Please enjoy:

1. This snuggle bunny

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2. This neat poppet

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3. This dapper chap

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4. This amusing scamp

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5. This sweet sweetheart

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And, finally, THIS magnificent specimen:

Feeling better?

If you’d like to help out kittens and cats in return, you could check out how to become a foster carer for homeless companion animals!

And would you like to extend that circle of compassion to all animals? Discover lots of simple choices you can make to help create a kinder world for them — and us.