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CAT HEALTH

10 Diseases You Can Get From Your Cat, Did you know it ?

According to the “US Pet Product Association”, Americans own 90 million cats, but the problem of our love for cats is that hundreds of thousands of citizens will fall sick from diseases that spread between cats and people.

So if cats can provide us a great psychological and physical benefits, it’s very important to know that even a healthy looking cat can carry very harmful bacteria that can cause dangerous illnesses and even death.

 
So, these are the ten diseases you can get from your cat:

 

1. worms in cats : ringworm is a very contagious disease that can be transferred from your cat to you simply by grooming it . It’s a very common fungal infection and manifests as a characteristic, reddish spot that have a darker edge along the center. However, topical treatments can be used for the treatment of ringworm . On the other hand, tapeworms in cats, usually spread by fleas, can live as parasites in the human gastrointestinal tract causing infections, especially in kids. Ensure to place your pet on preventive flea medication and that your hands are thoroughly washed.
 
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