A lot of people think that animals shouldnt be allowed in the bed but there are a lot of benefits that come with animals sleeping in the same bed as you. One of the main things that comes with animals sleeping with you is the feeling of safety and comfort people generally feel safer when they have an animal or even another person sleeping with them. Another benefit is it develops a stronger relationship with the animal and allows a better bond to grow. Finally when a dog or cat sleeps on top of you the weight of the animal acts as a weighted blanket and is known to decrease stress and anxiety and also help people fall asleep faster.