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Having A Cat Does Not Cause Mental Illness, New Study Suggests

By Hilary Hanson

Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London suggests, disputing earlier studies that caused alarm by linking cats to human mental illness.

“We found that children who were born and raised in households that included cats at any time period – that is, pregnancy, early and late childhood – were not at a higher risk of having psychotic symptoms …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green