Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 3 (5 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   7 comments

How your cat is making you crazy

Quicklink submitted by Fishmael     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

News 1   Interesting 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 1/6/13

[I am NOT sure if this article/subject has already been listed with OEN, but I found it quite interesting.]

Article about possible human behavior and perception influence by a parasite.

"The parasite, which is excreted by cats in their feces, is called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii or Toxo for short) and is the microbe that causes toxoplasmosis--the reason pregnant women are told to avoid cats' litter boxes."

Read the rest of the story HERE:


- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -



The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
4 people are discussing this page, with 7 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

Many animals can carry toxoplasmosis, including do... by lwarman on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 12:00:14 AM
Iwarman, and, most probably, people too.  In ... by steveswimmer on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 11:37:42 AM
It's been my understanding that this is only a ris... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 4:37:06 PM
C'mon, guys!  Humans can host lots of pa... by Jill Herendeen on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:19:29 PM
Sorry for the typo.... by Jill Herendeen on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:21:34 PM
What's your objection to the idea of an AIDS epide... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 6:13:40 PM ... by Jill Herendeen on Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 9:12:35 AM