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Say Cheese: Poll Reveals Cat Owners Take 7 Photos of Their Felines Every Day

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    The poll, which surveyed 1,000 cat owners, found that the average owner spends 1,016 hours with their kitty each year and takes around 7 photos of their cat a day.

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    But it turns out, cat owners don't stop at taking photos;


    41% of those polled said they have a framed photo of their cat or another beloved feline in their home. Overall, 84% of cat owners polled said they see their feline as a family member, with some routinely buying gifts for their cats.

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    Based on the survey's results, these kitties earned their special status;


    60% of the cat owners polled said their cats are loyal and 59% said their purr-fect pets snuggle right up to them, even though felines are often unfairly labeled as aloof.

    Over three-quarters of the owners polled for this survey said they see talking to their cat as a form of therapy, one that has helped them get through tough times like a move to a new city, a new job or a personal loss. The love these owners feel from their felines makes the pets their preferred hang out buddies.66% those polled admitted they rather spend time snuggling with their cat over hanging out with their human friends.


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