You go home tired and you just want to take a good shower and curl up to bed and you realize how much your pets want to come and join you. Are you the type of pet owner who lets them sleep with you in your bed? If you are, then that’s wonderful but if you’re still looking for the benefits that this can give you, then these 15 reasons to let your pets sleep in your bed tonight is exactly what you need.
Both you and your pet will receive comfort from each other. The good thing about pets is that they don’t need words to comfort you, you can just feel it. No matter how stressful your day is, with your pet’s company, everything seems to be a whole lot better.
2) Strengthens your bond
You may think that sleeping together with your pet is such a simple gesture but did you know that this is one of the things that help strengthen your bond? Being with your pet, relaxing, sleeping builds confidence and even trust.
3) Makes you feel safer
Aside from being our best friends, our pets are also known to be really protective of their owners and territory. They also have a very sharp sense of alertness and agility. So, expect to feel protected when you are close with your pets.
4) Makes your pets safer
It’s not just our pets that makes us feels safer. In fact, this goes both ends as our presence also comforts our pets. They feel that they are more than just loved, they are safe in our arms.
5) Establish a sleep pattern for the both of you
We all know how some pets are really active during the night but if you are to sleep with them in one room and let them sleep in your bed, this teaches them a pattern that bed and nighttime is for relaxing and sleeping.
6) Reduce stress
Just being near your pets makes everything better. Have a rough day at school or work? Relax and hug your pets, it’s a proven way to destress and increase those happy hormones.
7) Reduce signs of depression
It has been proven that pets can greatly decrease the chances of a person to get depressed. If already experiencing depression, pets can help cure the feeling of loneliness, anxiety and allow the person to slowly recover from these unwanted feelings.
8) Provides warmth
Feeling cold? The warmth that pets give is definitely better than a blanket or a heater. You can definitely stay nice and warm without sacrificing your electricity bills.
9) Amazing and soothing background noise
Your pets sleeping noises can actually be soothing for us and even vice versa. Just close your eyes and just focus on those sweet soft noises that your pets make and you might find yourself falling asleep soon.
10) Can help with your pet’s separation anxiety
It has been a long day; your pets have been waiting for you the whole day only to spend an hour or two before you go to bed. This can cause your pets to have separation anxiety. Allow them to sleep with you in your bed so they would no longer get anxious.
11) Helps you to calm down
Angry or anxious? Your pets can definitely sense these negative emotions and you might even see how they are trying to help you recover with those feelings. Give them the chance by letting them sleep with you.
12) They are the perfect companion
Do you sometimes feel lonely as you don’t have any companion every night? Well, your pets are your best friends that would be more than happy to keep you company. Trust us, it won’t be boring!
13) You’ll have someone to talk to
Go ahead and just lay in bed, talk to your pets about your day and they may not understand us but they can sense what we are feeling. If you have a tough day, your pets will surely want to help you get through with it.
14) Who doesn’t want soft cuddles?
Love stuff toys? Why not top it up a notch and just allow your fur babies to sleep with you every night? They are as fluffy and warm too!
15) You’re a happy “family”
Aside from all these listed reasons why you should let your pet sleep with you every night, the main reason is that your pets are your family and we don’t allow our family members to sleep outside, right?
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