Cat purrs prevent heart attacks

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Research has now shown that the purr of a cat appears to prevent heart attacks.

A 10-year study at the University of Minnesota Stroke Center found that cat owners were 40 per cent less likely to have heart attacks than non-cat owners. A cat at home reduced the risk of other heart diseases and stroke by 30 per cent.

But then, all cat owners have always known this.



  • Kelly Starks

    Perhaps the Cats mearly enslave the unlucky victum, and sustain them noly as one of the undead who live only to feed and clean up after the cat. (I’m sure they are trying.)


    Why no, I don’t like cats..

  • wodun

    It could be that cat owners are in better shape from constantly fending off attempts on their lives by their “pets”.

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