Good News, Cats Don’t Cause Mental Health Problems

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From USA Today: New research has disproved a previous study’s suggestion that having cats in the home is linked to mental health problems. The new study found that the suggested link between cat ownership and mental health symptoms turned out to be due to other factors, such as household over-crowding and socioeconomic status.

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8 COMMENTS

  1. I read that Torrey had tried to link “cat litter” to schizophrenia. I am still trying to figure that one out. Even, my cat is trying to figure that one out. Of course, I did have several therapists who had more cats than I ever did. (I have only had up to two at a time.) whose consideration of their clients appeared questionable. Linking cats to mental illness is like linking milk to criminal behavior; as almost all humans get some kind of milk product in infancy.

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