has also been traditionally used to test pharmaceuticals
that aren't yet known to be safe
. Many life-saving inventions
have reached the public
through approvals and 'comfort levels
' garnered from the results of animal testing
I like animals. A lot. I live with two of them and my parents have my cat. However, I also would just once like those folks that advocate the boycotting of products tested on animals to also apply this criteria to medicines created this way as well. And no, I don't stand to profit in any way from these...except, maybe, to live longer and in less pain.