My Cat Has Changed My Life Essay

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How my Cat has Changed my Life I remember the day that I got my cat. My family has many cats. But this one is mine. This cat chose me, over everyone else. I Remember driving with my mother and brother to my friend’s house to pick her up. Arriving at the house I saw a thin, sick little kitten. But she had spunk. Looking at her, I knew what we were going to be best friends. Before bringing her to the vet I decided that her name should be Sassy, because whenever she looks at anyone she looks like she has an attitude. Back then I didn't realize how much of an impact she was going to have on my life. We have had sassy for at least ten years now. Through the ups and the downs I couldn’t ask for a better cat. She is here for me when I need her, and I will always be there for her. When I look back at my…show more content…
But I think the most important way Sassy has helped me is by improving my mental health. School is stressful, whether that be middle school, high school, or college, students get stressed out. Everyday through middle school and high school seemed to cause me great stress and anxiety. Being able to relax and cuddle with my cat always makes me feel better. One of my favorite memories of high school is when I would come home and see her waiting by the door for me. That is a memory that sticks with me because it makes me happy. Also, while growing up I had and do still have depression. Coming home every day to my cat waiting for me definitely provided me with some distraction from it all. Knowing that there is an animal waiting for me to come home, and wanting to be with me makes me feel needed. I believe that everyone wants to be needed in one way or another. My cat definitely got me through some of the toughest days of my life. In the simplest terms, my cat makes me feel less lonely. Feeling lonely really can be one if the worst feelings. Without Sassy my guess is that I would be a completely different
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