June 2007 Issue

Collars for Cancer Research

About six million cats will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Here's a way you can help in finding a cure.

The statistics are sobering: Each year, according to the National Cancer Institute, approximately six million companion cats in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than half of cats over the age of 10 will die of the dreaded disease. A cure for feline cancer may be just a collar away. Bright orange Pet4Pets™ charity collars — similar to the popular cancer-awareness wrist bands, ŕ la Lance Armstrong — were introduced last spring, with the funds going toward groundbreaking cancer research being funded by the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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