Why owning a pet may be a better financial investment than you think


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  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    June 15, 2013 6:05 a.m.

    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.

  • Daniel Leifker San Francisco, CA
    June 14, 2013 5:41 p.m.

    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...