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Published: Friday, June 14 2013 5:21 p.m. MDT

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Daniel Leifker
San Francisco, CA

Makes sense to me. A friend of mine strongly claims that a cat purring on your lap or a dog sleeping next to you is more effective than a year's worth of therapy and a whole jar of Prozac. Maybe this is true only with housebroken dogs, though.

I've read about political prisoners in totalitarian regimes who help keep their sanity by befriending spiders and crickets in their prison cell. Companionship with living beings is truly a gift. Excuse me now while I go pet my cat...

george of the jungle
goshen, UT

There isn't no doubt in my mind that I am a better person because of animals. I've
love my ole pal, my good friend and good ole boy. They stay in my heart even though they have died years ago.

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