Blackjack, video poker, European Roulette, slot machine games, and pet cats. What do all of them have in common. Well, you could say that first four are all casino games that could be played in a land-based or online casino. But what about the cats? What could a pet cat have in common with online casino games? Well, it turns out that cats can be very helpful in playing these games. While you can’t bring your cat to a land-based casino, you can have your cat on your lap while playing online casino games. You can sit and pet your cat while you make bets and click tabs to spin the reels, take a deal, or throw the dice. But why would you want to? Because scientific research has shown that the mere act of petting a soft warm cat can counteract the emotional distress that can occur when you are playing high stakes real money games. When you make a bet, it may seem like an eternity when you are waiting to see if you just earned the big money. Petting a pet cat a few times will not only make that time go by quicker, but it will also calm your nerves so that you can continue to think rationally about what your next move should be. You will be playing based on logic, not on emotion. You can stay in complete control. So a cat does have something on common with all those games.