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This photograph showed a pregnant woman feeding her cat canned cat food, in order to prevent it from becoming infected with the parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. An infected cat can cause harm to individuals with a weakened immune system, and a pregnant woman’s unborn child. Though feeding her cat canned food is a good practice, the cat should also be kept off of any countertops on which food preparation could take place, such as in a kitchen setting..
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:2005
Photo Credit:James Gathany
CDC Organization
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