21:00 / Staff Writer / Quit Smoking News,
In the study, researchers found that the cat is at risk due to being passive smoking. In fact, the researchers claim that dogs that have been neutered also has the potential to gain weight while living with a smoker.
"Our findings suggest that exposure to smoking in the home has a direct impact on pets," said Clare Knottenbelt, Professor of Medicine at the University's Small Animal Hospital.
The researchers also say that the health risks will still exist on animals although pet owners choose to smoke away from their pets.