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Published:June 18th, 2015 16:21 EST

Study Finds Watching Cat Videos a Purr-fect Idea: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Internet cat videos don`t just result in major `LOLs,` they also deliver significant health benefits, a new study suggests.


That`s right: Watching the online antics of Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat, Colonel Meow and all their kitty friends can boost your energy level, heighten your positive emotions and decrease your negative feelings, according to Jessica Gall Myrick, a media researcher at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Nearly 2 million cat videos were posted to YouTube in 2014 alone, according to Myrick, who noted that these videos received almost 26 billion views. In fact, cat videos received more views per video than any of YouTube`s other content categories."

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If your supervisor complains because you spend too much time at work enjoying the videos of Lil Bub and Grumpy Cat, let him know that enjoying cat videos boosts your energy levels and heightens your positive emotions; in short it makes you the purr-fect employee.

If your wife complains because the first thing you do when you get him is watch cat videos, tell her if she gets off your case, you will make it up to her in the bedroom later that night.

If anybody complains that you watch too may cat videos, school those morons and let them know that you wouldn`t be the cheerful, bright person that you are if you didn`t watch cat videos.

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