We're sorry to break the news, but the same fur baby you've been cuddling with might literally be altering in your brain. You see, your cat could be the proud owner of a lovely little mind-altering parasite called Toxoplasma gondii, which can affect virtually any mammal on earth. Including you.
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Written by Curiosity Staff December 15, 2016
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