Cat Owners: Your Cat Isn't Making You Crazy After All

February 23, 2017

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Cat owners can breathe easy, your cat is not making you crazy! A recent study linked a disorders like schizophrenia found in a cat's 'leavings,' to various mental illnesses including schizophrenia.  The study suggested cat owners are susceptible to becoming crazy because of this.  However a newer study criticized the previous one's sample size and selection questions to bend the results to their favor. Although cats can host this parasite, the risk is small for children and adults.  However the recommendation that pregnant women stay away from litter boxes is still held as a precaution as transmission during pregnancy is very real.

SOURCE: The Verge

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