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Be Kind To Animals Week — Every Day! — Dave’s Diary

As we say good- by to the first full week of May and thanks to our Mom’s,

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we also say so long to Be Kind To Animals Week.  As family dog owner once again, I’m on point for these kinds of stories.  According to Ladies’ Home Journal, 80% of dog owners and 63% of cat owners buy gifts for their pets.   9% of dog owners and 5% of cat owners actually throw birthday bashes for their pets, too.Insurance Group Direct Line questioned 1,001 cat and dog owners who laid out some air-raising truths including this – Pets are better company than our mates!

  • Nine out of 10 animal lovers say that after a bad day, their pets make them feel like a million bucks.
  • 86 percent of respondents say Fluffy or Rover helps relieve their stress and tension.
  • 45 percent of women would rather be with their four-legged friends than hubbies or boyfriends.
  • 30 percent of guys like their fuzzy pals better than their wives or girlfriends. Docs say our animal friends may even help us to live longer by lowering blood pressure.

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