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Cat Therapy: A US prison uses cats to rehabilitate prisoners. A PHOTO

Pets have always been famous for their therapeutic effect on others. For several years, the Indiana prison has been accepting rescued cats for the rehabilitation of convicts. Writes about it Ukrainian Truth.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

Fluffy friends help reduce anxiety and overcome depression, make you feel less lonely, improve your mood and even lower blood pressure. In addition, they also help convicted criminals very well.

In 2015, in Indiana, the Animal Protection League launched the FORWARD program at Pendleton Correctional Facility.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

The idea is to take cats from the shelter and put them in a correctional facility, prison, so that prisoners can take care of them. In addition, it saves the life of the animals themselves, because many of them would most likely be euthanized.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

The program quickly showed the result: it was useful to both convicts and animals.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

Many cats that end up in shelters often have a long history of suffering and lack of treatment. Therefore, cats could not normally socialize with people.

So four-legged harder to get into the family. They need patient care before they find a permanent family. And this program gives them this love and care.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

Prisoners look after animals, feed them, clean them, cut their hair, cats become more socialized and trust people more.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

Not only cats benefit from the program. Convicts can learn to take care of a living creature and be responsible for it.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

“The inmates told me that when they received an animal, it was the first time they allowed themselves to care for and love someone,” says Animal Protection League director Mali Stringer.

Photo: Facebook / Pendleton Correctional Facility_FORWARD

The organization claims that animals teach prisoners how to interact in a group without violence, how to use non-violent methods to solve problems, and this gives prisoners endless love of pussies. What many convicts never knew.

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