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Old 04-12-2016, 07:59 PM
 
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Hello everyone,

Just wanted to know will cats affect the new born baby, I heard new born will suffer from ashtma and other diseases because of cats hair.

Waiting for the replies

Thank you!!!!
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:05 PM
 
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They don't unless one is allergic. Just change the litter frequently so the baby isn't exposed to toxoplasmosis
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Old 04-13-2016, 02:00 PM
 
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Babies are less likely to suffer from allergies and asthma if they are exposed to pets in the home. There is no evidence to support the myth that furry pets are harmful; just the opposite.


And for the record, cats get toxoplasmosis from eating infected raw meat and they carry the disease for only about three weeks. If your cat is exclusively indoors and eats commercial cat food, it does not carry toxoplasmosis.
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Old 04-13-2016, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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How many times are you going to ask the same silly question?
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Old 04-14-2016, 11:19 AM
 
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no. Although many people who are looking for an excuse to get rid of their cat often use this excuse.
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Old 04-14-2016, 02:28 PM
 
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Thanks everyone for the responses :-)
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Old 04-15-2016, 09:32 PM
 
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I've read that babies and children not exposed to pets are far more likely to develop allergies.
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Old 04-15-2016, 11:47 PM
 
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Neither me nor anyone in my family has ever had a problem with cats around new borns. I can't speak for everyone, but in my own personal experience, it's just a myth. Perpetrated by the man. To keep a brother down.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Near Nashville TN
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It's a pure myth most likely started by someone who disliked cats. Or perhaps had a child die of SIDS and blamed the cat. Most of my friends who had children back when I did had cats and dogs and often other animals in the home as well. All our kids did just fine.
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Old 04-17-2016, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Near Nashville TN
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I've read that babies and children not exposed to pets are far more likely to develop allergies.
I read and heard the same thing.
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