Monday, October 13, 2008

Okay, We Have Three Cats, . . .

. . . and Judy gets non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.  Hardly seems fair.

Cats and dogs cut their owners' cancer risk by a third, researchers say
| Mail Online
: "Owning a pet can reduce the chances of developing a form of cancer by nearly a third, researchers claim.
Animal lovers were much less likely to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that affects around 9,000 Britons a year."

3 comments:

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

To be fair, you're not Britons.

Librarian D.O.A. said...

And you can't trust cats :) Sorry your wife has this. The cats probably make her feel better somewhat in their snuggly cat moments though, I hope.

Bill Crider said...

She's in complete remission now, thank goodness.