A new study suggests cat owners are less likely to die of a heart attack or stroke than people who, well, don't own cats.We have three cats and a dog. We're practically immortal!
And no, dogs don't do the same trick.
The study, by researchers at the University of Minnesota, found that feline-less people were 30 to 40 percent likelier to die of cardiovascular disease than those with cats.
Yet dog owners had the same rate as non-owners. "No protective effect of dogs as domestic pets was observed,"
Friday, April 4, 2008
Cut your risk of heart disease by 1/3!
Just get thee to a cattery!