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Cat Benefits

November 9, 2017 GMT

Owning a cat can help prevent high risk children from developing asthma, a new study suggests.

Contrary to popular belief, a cat in the house is good for infants born with a gene that makes them more susceptible to the condition. Many parents assume the allergens from pet hairs are responsible for their children contracting the breathing problems associated with asthma.

But it seems that the reverse is true, Danish scientists claim. Early exposure’ to these allergens could help prevent the ailment developing