Cats are very cute pets and many people like to keep them. However, cat owners are more susceptible to some diseases than dog owners. In this article, we will introduce 15 diseases that cat owners are prone to get.
1. Respiratory system infection
Cats may carry some bacteria and viruses, such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae, influenza virus, etc. Cat owners may contract respiratory diseases if they are exposed to cats for extended periods of time.
Some people are allergic to cat dander, saliva and urine, and cat owners may experience allergic symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy skin, etc.
3. Eye infection
Cat owners may be exposed to cat-borne eye diseases such as trachoma and conjunctivitis. These diseases can cause symptoms such as eye inflammation and watery eyes.
4. Bacterial infection
Cats may carry some bacteria, such as salmonella, toxoplasma, etc., which may cause infections in cat owners.
5. Parasitic infection
Cats may carry some parasites, such as roundworms...