Tag Archives: toxoplasmosis

My Cat Just Ate a Mouse! Should I Be Proud or Worried?

A cat and a mouse

I received an email from a cat patient’s family. They have recently moved to the suburbs and with the move came a mouse! The mouse problem didn’t last too long since Tigger killed and ate the mouse right in front of the entire family. While their initial reaction was pride at Tigger’s new found prowess

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NYC Rat Patrol Finds Plethora of Disease: Is Your Pet at Risk?

Historians believe rats arrived in the new world as stowaways on the sailing ships of explorers like Christopher Columbus. These “colonist” rats brought diseases such a plague and typhus. A recently published study of rats in New York City “rats” on the veritable Noah’s Ark of organisms infecting these ubiquitous pests. Scientists ratting on the

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Your Cat and Your Unborn Child

This blog is written in honor of our furry feline friends. Remember, June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, so visit your local animal shelter to add a feline to your family. I frequently get telephone calls from expectant mothers who are worried about the impact of how interacting with their cat might impact the health of their

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