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Old 07-08-2012, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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There's fresh evidence that cats can be a threat to your mental health.

To be fair, it's not kitties themselves that are the problem, but a parasite they carry called Toxoplasma gondii.

A Parasite Carried By Cats Could Increase Suicide Risk : Shots - Health Blog : NPR
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:04 AM
 
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Maybe, maybe not....I'm thinking all the prescription drugs people take are more of a threat....
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Burnsville, Minnesota
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I've heard of this before. One-third of the human population is thought to be infected, with rates as high as 75% in El Salvador and 47% in rural France to lower rates like 22.5% in the United States.

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