Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can be found in garden soil and raw meat. Cats can get toxoplasma infection by killing and eating infected prey. The disease can also be passed on from cats to humans.
When it comes to behavior, what's normal? Is it OK for your dog to eat grass, or for your cat to drink from the toilet?
Sleeping with your pet is also a hot issue -- and we know you do it. According to a recent survey of pet owners by the American Pet Products Association, nearly half of dogs sleep in their owner’s beds. The survey also found that 62% of cats sleep with their adult owners.
And new research indicates your choice of pet may predict your personality. Dog people, as a rule, are more extroverted and agreeable and cat people tend to be more introverted.
Here’s the list of the 5 most popular topics among WebMD’s Healthy Pet readers, along with related content.