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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Medical study reveals link Cats face new threat from cancer York Times YORK Cats Uving in the same household with an- cut suffering from a lymph .4 iicer caused by the so-called Leukemia virus a large risk of being in- fected by the virus and develop- ing researchers here jjicl in Boston have reported. The cf cats developing he cancer by this route- is aiKiut 900 times the rate of the L-iincer among the general cat according to Dr. Haixfc- of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Can- cer Center ivbo headed i siudy. The transfer of leukemia virus imong unrelated animals had been Demonstrated before only cireorig j'o'.vl. The finding in Hardy does not i'eh'ne cancer can be transmitted to nor does it imply that any human can- cer is an infectious dsease. Two other important Jin- plications do arise from the Hardy said. Because the lymph cancer has been found to be the possibility exists that a involving lolled may be developed. Experiments with this have begun. Because the infection seems to be concentrated in same and virtually ab- sent from many there is the possibility of sharply re- ducing the risk of the disejse by isolating or destroying in- fected animals. Owners of oats in a hossahold where one cat has or is thought to have the lymph cancer should have their other cats tested for in- fection by the leukemia virus. Hardy said.' is no need whatever for cat-lovers to panic about Hardy said. healthy cat is still a perfectly safe pet. if it has been near a cat thought to have it should be tested. If found to be harboring the leukemia virus it fhould either be isolated or put to sleep to avoid Meeting other The studv was not a labora- tory experiment. It involved a total of nor- mal of whom 543 lived in households a known history of an FELV-assxiiated Of the 1.462 cats not living in j those just two were jintected vriUi FELV. Of the 543 cats from the in- fected 177 were in- j fected. The researchers follow- ed up 148 of these. Within one to 24 months a total of 24 cats developed the fatal lymph can- cer. Another 11 died of a re- lated anemia. Of the 29 cuts that could not be followed 14 were killed while healthy in various acci- dents and the other 15 were lost or strayed. Hardy and his col- leagues reported in the British Nature. Old Yeller author dies Tex. Fred author of Old. Yeller I and ether animal died j Tuesday at his home near here. 1 Gipson worked for several years for newspapers across Texas and wrote several novels which were produced as motion pictures. Besides Old he also wrote Hound Dog Big and Savage Sum. SANTA Calif. Jimmy Greenspoon of the I Three Dog Night rock music i group hes been divorced by his wife Shirley after six years of marriage. A spokesman for Mrs. Green- spoon said a property settlement also includes a large percentage of Greenppoon's fu- ture income and child support for a daughter 3. At DUNLOP FORD... BRAND STOCK NO. 924 1973 FORD GALAXIE 500 2 DR. HARDTOP 400 2V 2 tone whi'e and green rear de- HR 78 oufo. trunk many radial fires. ether Ford bstfer Huge Savings Available BRAND NEW. STOCK NO. 1013 1973 MUSTANG 2 DOOR 3 speed sports ''Here goes it's that time of the year when we adjust our total inventory Jn perforation for new tar announcement time in Sept. New used ears. Ford everything has been marked down to move them out. BRAND STOCK NO. 1022 1973 GRAN TORINO PILLAR HARDTOP Medium copper in w.w. tinted many other Ford better ideas. HERE GOES EVERYTHING AT yellow with black vinyl rear deck ipoiler. HERE GOES EVERYTHING AT BRAND STOCK NO. 1013 1973 MUSTANG 2-DR. 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