You know, after spending the whole day working there is just one person waiting for you at home. And when you reach the door, unlock it and enter, your pet comes running to give you the warm welcome and licks you with excitement, starts jumping and rolls down on your feet. When the children have just finished off their homeworks, they rush to their pet who give them a feeling of relaxation. Pet happily agrees to shower all the love. They can’t speak but they can understand you the best and listen to you more patiently.
A pet is not considered as an animal or someone unlike human species, when it comes to your home, they capture the special place in your life. They do not just become part of the family but they become the “family” you would never want to live without. Animal lovers and pet owners can’t disagree with the changes a pet can bring or have already brought to their life. The change is a constant “Growing and learning” for the pet owners as well as for the pets. They offer unconditional love to you, are selfless, and they are the life’s greatest pleasures. Though dogs and cats are the most loved ones, there are other pets too, like birds, rabbit, guinea pigs, fishes, hamsters, turtles, horses. From a childless mother to the one who is friendless, from older people to a sick patient, a pet is always there to bring changes in one’s life. They can be rewarding and wonderful experience.
There is a past to regret, present to deal with and future to set up and prepare ourselves- that is how we can’t be carefree or careless, we have to think of everything around us, missing out one thing will throw us out of the track. But did you see a pet who hardly cares what is going around , you shout at or hit them in anger, they will be angry for 10 seconds and then will forget about it. They are carefree all the time, are more bothered about the kisses you give to them and the more time you spend with them.When the world is running around to make more money and love is losing its essence,having a pet can make us enjoy things which actually soothes our heart and makes life a joy ride!
A pet keeps you active and healthy, makes you play with them, run with them – this is not only with the four-legged pets you have, even fishes, birds or any other pets can be playful and friendly and approachable. They make you say good-bye to your old lazy schedule which has no healthy activities or getting indulged into some good pastimes. You make one move and they will certainly respond to you and the smile they bring on your face makes you mentally active and physically agile.When next time your pet makes you run,don’t forget to thank your pet for helping you shed off your baby fat!
Get a little bit closer to your pet and you can realise your pet is making you learn some life lessons which may change you and your life forever. Your pet is your most loyal friend , who is never going to change, will keep being a protective and unconditional. It’s a pet’s devotion towards their master which is motivational too. In fact, a pet has more sense of loyalty towards human species than what is between human-human. They will never disclose any of your secrets or demand anything in return. It’s your pet’s innate virtue of loyalty that brings changes to your life and lets you value the virtue of commitments and fidelity.
4. Emotional development
This human-animal bonding is the purest one which has a great impact in your life. They make you grow emotionally, make you sensitive and nurture you from within. Simply touching your pet or cuddling, or stroking, holding has a great power over your feelings and emotions. That is how exactly they slowly come to your life and start dominating! They make you more compassionate and a tender-hearted person. Not only a pet owner starts working on self acceptance and understanding, but also they become selfless. Interacting with pets can actually help to lessen down the feeling of hatred or violence between siblings.
5. Boost up
A pet gives you company, to De-stress and reduce your anxiety. Their playful nature makes your forget all your worries and offers you the comfort you need. They wag their tail, purr to get your attention, curl up in your lap, start humping only to make you play with them, chirp in a soothing way, and act as an energy giver. They make you more lively and also make you overcome your physical and mental challenges like stress situations, depression, isolation, diseased. They bring you immense contentment, and also boost your optimism and morale, providing a sense of self-worth.
A pet brings you a routine which you as a pet owner stick to and sets you in a time frame. Your life becomes more balancing as you set up timings for everything you do- getting up early, taking out your pet for a walk,feeding them on time,take care of their routine bathing -cleaning regime or recording and observing any bodily changes or sickness in them. while you have your breakfast you fill their plates too. They help you make your lifestyle change from a lazy-scattered one to a healthy and disciplined one.You get into a cycle,become punctual and learn keeping yourself in the ring of regular routine activities.
The sense of responsibility is best brought to our life by a pet. You start caring for them more than you do for yourself. You keep your eyes on the hands of clock, so that your pet is not starving and you don’t fail giving him the meals on time. You know when do you have to take your pet out for a walk, or when it is time to take him/her to the vet. Being responsible is not your cup of tea, but when you get a pet – you start working on treating and feeding them well and hardly take the risk of dismissing them too often ! Have a pet and see your home turn into a happier place with members becoming more sensible and responsible,especially kids.
8. Feeling of joy
Did you just forget to smile or you had not enough reasons to? Well here is your pet who can help you deal with that and make you a happier person. A pet is a master of changing you to a better person while changing your depressing-life to a rejoicing one. They are the ones who bring enthusiasm to your simple everyday life and helps you de-stress. With their sparkling queryful eyes,wagging of bushy tail, making sounds to get your attention, they bring you more happiness and rediscover the hidden love and fun in you. Kiss their paws,caress their velvetty coat,listen to their heart beats or simply rub your nose with theirs and all your worries are gone !
9. Teachings of life
A pet makes you learn so many things of life and teaches you some valuable life- lessons; you become understanding, calmer , responsible, capable of understanding the silence, respect commitments and not holding grudges or anger. You actually can’t learn all this through books or office meetings or school assignments.Having a pet can definitely make you sensitive and compassionate. They slowly and gradually bring immense changes in your life with their affectionate character. Keeping a pet is one of the best methods to make your child learn about sharing responsiblities and inculcate the feeling of love and patience.The love and concern of a pet puts your trials and tribulations into perspective.
A pet brings to you the real meaning of companionship, and become the partner who is always there to give you comfort.Loneliness and the feeling of alienation is that hateful thing which everyone wants to stay away from. Everyone needs a companion to face all the thick and thins of life. You may have good friends to hang out with but it is only a pet you can completely depend on, with uncomplicated affection.They are selfless,cute and adorable and just a glimpse of yourself in their alluring and glowing eyes, is sure to erase all your tiredness.They are cuddly and playful and are the ”all-time-available friend”.