Cats may help decrease anxiety for kids with autism

18.01.2021

Photo: a boy is sitting on a couch and holding a black cat in his arms; Copyright: PantherMedia / FamVeldman

In the study, families that had children with autism aged 6 to 14 were recruited through the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and monitored after adopting a cat into their home.