For years now, we’ve been reading in the news about studies touting the health benefits of pet ownership. Dogs and cats, in particular, have been touted as blood-pressure meds, Alzheimer’s soothers, antidepressants, and even as a defense against the #1 killer of American women, heart disease. Maybe soon we’ll learn they’re walking Botox [...]
Pets are great... and great for your health! According to Self.com, Cat owners have a 40 percent lower risk of dying from a heart attack than non-owners. While owners of cats or dogs suffer less from loneliness and depression, emotions linked to early mortality.