Kaya has never been fond of cigarettes, and now it is clear why she feels that way. So many dogs die of cancer because theiry owners insist on continuing to smoke eve thought they know it is bad for them.

After you review the following receipe for a basic cigarette you will probably understand why she hates them so much.....


Recipe for a Cigarette

There are more than 4,000 ingredients in a cigarette other than tobacco. Common additives include yeast, wine, caffeine, beeswax and chocolate. Here are some other ingredients:

  • Ammonia: Household cleaner
  • Angelica-root extract: Known to cause cancer in animals
  • Arsenic: Used in rat poisons
  • Benzene: Used in making dyes, synthetic rubber
  • Butane: Gas; used in lighter fluid
  • Carbon monoxide: Poisonous gas
  • Cadmium: Used in batteries
  • Cyanide: Deadly poison
  • DDT: a banned insecticide
  • Ethyl furoate: Causes liver damage in animals
  • Lead: Poisonous in high doses
  • Formaldehyde: Used to preserve dead specimens
  • Methoprene: Insecticide
  • Megastigmatrienone: Chemical naturally found in grapefruit juice
  • Maltitol: Sweetener for diabetics
  • Methyl isocyanate: Its accidental release killed 2,000 people in Bhopal, India, in 1984
  • Napthalene: Ingredient in mothballs
  • Polonium: Cancer-causing radioactive element