A nationwide survey of 1,000 cat owners conducted by Cat Person (catperson.com) found that almost 60% of cat owners have leaned on their cat for emotional support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
26% reported an increase in the amount of food or treats they give their cat
57% said they like working remotely so they can spend time with their cat
57% think their cat enjoys having them home more
46% reported an increase in the amount of attention or playtime they give their cat
43% said their cat disrupts their work from home (sometimes with “Zoom bombs”)