Scientific studies show a lot of support for those suffering from deoression to get or interact with a dog or cat or small animal....even a fish. Here is one article. http://www.nbcnews.com/id/4625213/ns/health-pet_health/t/puppy-love----its-better-you-think/ But since i can not afford one and my room mates cat is tempermental i like to go to reddit and look at /r/awww its a huge compulation of cute animals. It makes me feel less sad. And its reddit. No one is gonna ask any questions headed there now actually.