'Crazy Cat Lady' Stereotype Debunked by Science

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Playing Is There Science to Support the Crazy Cat Lady Stereotype?

If you have been teased for loving your cat or even been called a "crazy cat lady," The Doctors have some good news that is backed up by science -- you're not any crazier than anyone else!

Watch: How Pets Can Provide Numerous Health Benefits

A study was conducted at UCLA, which looked at 500 people who owned cats, and it found they did not have higher rates of sadness, anger or feelings of anxiety.

In fact, cat owners (like all pet owners) were found to be less stressed and happier than others and even had fewer incidences of heart disease and stroke.

Watch: How Does Coronavirus COVID-19 Affect Your Pet?

So before you pass judgment on the next cat lover who crosses your path, you might want to consider getting a cat for yourself, it just might improve your health!

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