In this stressful and busy world that we live in, the need for counselors has risen dramatically. It’s a profession that will always be in demand, but it’s possible that some of them will be displaced by the four legged furry kind. We’ve all heard of the use of dogs for therapy pets, but did you know that cats also make wonderful therapy pets? While some may find this unbelievable, it’s absolutely true. Cats are known for their calming effect. Felines are becoming more widely used as therapy pets to help out in a variety of different situations. Cats are small and versatile animals who are just beginning to make their entrance into the formal helping profession. Here are 20 things that you didn’t know about therapy cats.