Do Horses Increase or Decrease Your Stress Level?

smellshorsey Archive on March 19, 2008, 21:57


I love this cat photo. I love cats. Big cat, little cats. Aloof cats, bossy cats. Cats that are superior but still deign to let me clean out their cat boxes.

I've never seen a survey, but most horse owners I know also have cats. (Or dogs.) And now there's a study that's found that having a cat lowers your risk of having a fatal heart attack by 40 percent! Here's an excerpt from the BBC story :

Cat owners appear to have a much lower risk of dying from a heart attack than their feline-spurning counterparts, a study suggests.

Researchers looked at nearly 4,500 adults


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