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Domestic Cats, and Wild Bobcats and Pumas, Living in Same Area Have Same Diseases

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ScienceDaily (Feb. 6, 2012) -- Domestic cats, wild bobcats and pumas that live in the same area share the same diseases. And domestic cats may bring them into human homes, according to results of a study of what happens when big and small cats cross paths.

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Carol H. (229)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 7:58 am
this is scary! noted. thanks Brit

Roger Garin-michaud (134)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 2:58 pm
noted, thanks !

Carmen S. (619)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 7:09 pm
very scary, thanks Brit

KS Goh (0)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 4:46 am
Thanks for the article.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 4:02 pm
Gosh. I'm glad my cats and I live in Morocco!

Anne K. (134)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 6:12 pm
Not surprising. Bartonellosis and toxoplasmosis are common in cats. I worked/volunteered in cat shelters for 13 years.

Sue Matheson (79)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 6:48 pm

Quanta Kiran (66)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 10:56 pm

John Gregoire (282)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 5:16 am
Certainly not a headline but a "duh" moment.

Ruth C. (263)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 7:00 am
Poor animals, they are living in a world that humans are the ones to blame for all of their illnesses!

Robert O. (12)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:22 pm
Thank you.
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