There are opportunities for research if you ever come across an issue with your furry friend. Online websites or blogs regarding pets give you the opportunity to learn about your pet’s body language. Our furry friends can't speak, so learning their body language and what it means can help us learn their messages. Having house pets is a good thing for single people or the elderly. With house pets, you know that you will have someone purring at you if you choose a cat, or someone wagging their tail when they see you for comfort. Feeling and knowing that you are important to someone can help you know that you are appreciated through your house-pets. Having a furry friend will give you that appreciation that you deserve every single day.