Closer than ever to our furballs!
According to an Ipsos survey published last year for Royal Canin, two-thirds of cat owners believe that their animal has developed a stronger bond with them thanks to confinements and the progress of teleworking.
Enough to maintain the passion of the French for their felines: while in 2000 there were about as many cats as dogs, France now has 15 million, twice as many as doggies!
Autonomous and discreet, they certainly cost less to maintain and adapt better to urban habitats.
But their popularity is not only explained by these material considerations.
The company of a tomcat may seem innocuous, but it is of real interest from a psychic point of view.
occupies a rather special place in the mood thermometer
, believes Maxime Bellego, clinical psychologist in Toulon.
During this winter period which can undermine morale, it is...
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