Cats are animals from the mammalian family, and are distinguished by their beauty, softness of their fur, and multiple colors, and there are two types of cats; Wild cats and domestic or domestic cats, and domestic cats are considered one of the most common pets that are raised at home, due to their small size and ease of handling, as their weight does not exceed ten kilograms, and cats love to play and entertain, and they are skilled at chasing, and creating an atmosphere of fun in The house in which you are, just as you form a guard animal in the house of mice or snakes, and it is believed that the origin of these domestic cats, with their various types and strains, is due to the wild cats that were tamed from the time of the Pharaohs, but there are many questions related to cats, and perhaps the most common is : Are there any effects of cats on girls, and this is what we will answer in this article.
Cats harm to girls
There are many problems and diseases that cats may cause to humans in general, namely:
Fungal skin diseases: Research and studies have shown that 40% of cats carry the “fungal herpes” disease, which they transmit to humans through touch, as it is represented by the appearance of red spots on the skin, which expand over time.
Infection with the rabies virus: If this virus infects animals in general, it will lead to their death because it destroys the nervous system, as well as if it is transmitted to humans, as it is transmitted from animal to human by biting, this is in addition to staph bacteria and Pasteurella that are transmitted in the same way But it is treatable.
Infections in the lymph nodes, which are sometimes accompanied by a high temperature in humans: This is done through human exposure to scratching by cats infected with a type of bacteria known as Bartonella, which in turn is transmitted to cats by fleas.
Infection with feline disease: It is caused by toxoplasma bacteria, which is transmitted to cats by eating food contaminated with them, and it poses a great risk to a pregnant woman, who may be subject to miscarriage.
Digestive problems: There are some cats that carry salmonella bacteria, which cause diarrhea and vomiting, in addition to Helicobacter pylori, which leads to stomach ulcers.
Infection of eyes and tonsils: through some microbes carried by some cats, which may be transmitted through contact with cats.
The previously mentioned harms would affect both sexes without exception, but the greatest harm that affects girls in particular is to have toxoplasmosis, which leads to miscarriage in case of pregnancy and lack of immunity