The Index

Minimum number of different sounds that an average house cat can make:

Minimum number of different sounds that an average domesticated dog makes:

Rank of the Beach Boys’ 1966 album Pet Sounds, produced by Brian Wilson, in Rolling Stone’s 2003 ranking of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time:

Number of months and dollars, respectively, that it took the Beach Boys and an increasingly mentally ill Brian Wilson to record their 1966 hit single “Good Vibrations”:
7; 50,000

Number of eggs that Brian Wilson ate each morning when he became a shut-in for three years in the 70s:

Amount in US dollars that Eugene Landy charged Brian Wilson’s family per month to treat Wilson with his unorthodox 24-hour surveillance-style therapy:

Year in which Landy was forced to surrender his license by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance after accusations that he had brainwashed and controlled Wilson:

Year in which child psychologist Boris Levinson discovered that animal assisted therapy, or pet therapy, could help withdrawn and mentally disturbed patients:

Sources are linked.

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