Interesting…. I thought when I heard this on the news over the weekend. Apparently new research suggest clever people are more likely to own cats than dogs, but they weren’t sure whether this was due to people with degrees were found to favour cats possibly because of the time factor and having to work longer hours leaving less time to devote to a dog, or it was all to do with the ‘grey matter and brain capacity’ that swung you towards being a ‘cat lover’ rather than a ‘dog lover’.
Personally I am both, owning one of each so I’m not sure which pigeon hole that puts me in but researchers insist we are turning towards cats rather than dogs especially the clever clogs of society. But before all you ‘Einstein’s’ start thinking about swapping your dog for a cat maybe you should know that recent health studies published in major medical journals revealed that there is a miracle cure that reduces your chances of breast cancer by 20%, heart disease by 30%, diabetes Type II by 50% not to mention stronger bones and a generally longer healthier life.
What is it? I hear you say! . . . . . . . Walking and preferably with the dog!
Unfortunately walking to the shop to get the paper of a morning is not quite enough but then that’s not enough for the dog either. It’s a brisk walk apparently of 3 – 3.9 miles per hour which isn’t too bad really, it’s hardly a power walk more of an eager walk to get back to your car before the traffic warden catches you.
How long I hear you ask? Well preferably an hour a day to benefit and decrease the risks associate with breast cancer and Type II diabetes or as little as ½ hour a day to benefit and reduce the risks associated with heart disease.
So what are you waiting for, the dogs ready to go.
The clever cat owning profession