The Top Pet Myths You Should Stop Believe In

It’s Okay for My Cat To Be An Outdoor Pet

One of the myths that can risk and put your pets in danger is “it’s Okay for pet cats to be outdoor pets”. Outdoor risks can be, poison food sources on the streets, car/ bicycle accidents, unwanted pregnancies, and transmission of disease to free-roaming cats. More than that, one of the late researches tells about the possible dangerous effects that cats can do on the environment.

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According to Dr. George Fenwick, President of the American Bird Conservancy, cats kill (hunt) dozens if not hundreds to thousands of animals such as birds and mice per year. While the cat roams, they leave behind “nature garbage” which in times might contain parasites that cause toxoplasmosis. Those parasites can cause diseases like severe brain damage or death to unborn babies.