What feelings do owners experience as a result of owning a cat?

Perspective on owning a cat in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016 This statistic illustrates cat owners views on ownership in the United Kingdom in 2016. According to the survey, 92 percent of responding owners stated that owning a cat makes them happy while another 87 percent pointed out that owning a cat is a privilege not a right.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Share of cat owners
Owning a cat makes me happy92%
Owning a cat is harder work than I thought18%
Owning a cat makes me stressed11%
Owning a cat is more rewarding than expected61%
Owning a cat is a privilege not a right87%
Owning a cat improves my life86%
Owning a cat makes me physically healthier40%
Owning a cat makes me mentally healthier77%
Share of cat owners
Owning a cat makes me happy92%
Owning a cat is harder work than I thought18%
Owning a cat makes me stressed11%
Owning a cat is more rewarding than expected61%
Owning a cat is a privilege not a right87%
Owning a cat improves my life86%
Owning a cat makes me physically healthier40%
Owning a cat makes me mentally healthier77%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic illustrates cat owners views on ownership in the United Kingdom in 2016. According to the survey, 92 percent of responding owners stated that owning a cat makes them happy while another 87 percent pointed out that owning a cat is a privilege not a right.
Show more
Release date
January 2017
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
21st June to 30th June 2016
Number of respondents
12,334 respondents
Special properties
cat owners.
Method of interview
Online survey

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Pet ownership in the United Kingdom (UK)"

  • General ownership
The most important statistics
  • General costs and spending
The most important statistics
  • Pet insurance costs
The most important statistics
  • Cats
The most important statistics
  • Dogs
The most important statistics
  • Rabbits
The most important statistics
  • Other pets
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Pet ownership in the United Kingdom (UK)

All Information
in one Presentation

Pet ownership in the United Kingdom (UK)

Everything On "Pet ownership in the United Kingdom (UK)" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar