Toxoplasmosis

by Susan
(Dallas, Tx)

I read that toxoplasma gondiis is a type of parasite that cats carry, and can be transmitted to humans when handling cat litter. Do you know if all cats carry this parasite? I normally wouldn't be too concerned about it, but after discovering that my kitten tracks feces around the house accidentally, I have to wonder. I clean, of course, but I'm sure there's small, unseen amounts on my carpet and elsewhere. How likely would I be to contract it, (if he had it) and if I were to come in contact with the small amount of cat poop that he drags around? Thank you!


Answer by Kate
Hi
Please see my page here for more information about this issue.

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/toxoplasmosis.html

I know it can seem a little worrying at first but like most things in life is not something to spend time worrying about.

best wishes Kate

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