Silly cat nearly died after sneakily eating hairbands and bits of string

Cat owners will know that our feline pals absolutely love to play with hair bobbles, bits of string, and whatever other rubbish they can get their paws on – completely ignoring the fancy toys us humans stupidly paid loads of money for. But it’s important to keep a close eye on your cat’s chosen playthings. Learn from the case of […]

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Toxoplasma ‘cat poo’ parasite infects billions: Why is it so hard to study?

What if I told you that there is a good chance you are carrying a parasite that is transmitted through cat poo? Two billion people around the world carry Toxoplasma gondii so there may be more than a 25% chance that it is in your body too. Toxoplasma is closely related to Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. But while […]

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