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Your Cat Isn't Making You Crazy After All?

February 24, 2017

For a long time, there was something to the term crazy cat lady or a crazy cat person. It was thought that our feline companions made us nuts. 

But I am here to tell you that science was, in fact, wrong. It had been reported that cats carried a parasite, Toxoplasma Gondii, that could cause mental health problems like schizophrenia. 

The new study found that having cats as a baby or child doesn't increase a person's risk for mental health issues. But if you are a pregnant woman, it is still recommended that you stay away from dirty cat litter because that's where the Toxoplasma Gondii parasite is most commonly found. 

So run, don't walk to the Humane Society this weekend and adopt all the adorable cats. Check out their adoptable feline list here