17 Pictures of Cats and Dogs Cuddling To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Studies show that petting animals can reduce stress and lower blood pressure. Does looking at pictures work the same way? It's worth a shot!

1. Color-coordinated for maximum adorableness.

2. Cheek to cheek.

3. Too pure for this world.

4. "It's not what it looks like!"

5. "Who dares disturb our (adorable) slumber?"

6. Dual purpose heated blanket/bodyguard.

7. A romantic moment.

8. Best pals.

9. Morning snuggles.

10. You could do deep breathing exercises, but you could also just look at this picture.

11. "Oh my dog, a kitten? For me?"

12. Where's the - oh, there it is!

13. When you have to pee, but don't want to wake up the cat.

14. Save this under "pictures that release serotonin."

15. "This is my cat. There are many like it, but this one is mine."

16. Viciously adorable.

17. Good luck finding a better nap buddy than a cat.