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I found my cat in bed with my son. Should I be worried? He is only 3?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Relax

It is an old wives tale that the cat will "steal the breath" of a kid.
It doesn't happen. If they enjoy each other I don't see this as a problem.

In brief: Relax

It is an old wives tale that the cat will "steal the breath" of a kid.
It doesn't happen. If they enjoy each other I don't see this as a problem.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No, unless scratched

Cat scratches can carry pasturella multilocida.
Can cause an infected wound. Otherwise don't worry.

In brief: No, unless scratched

Cat scratches can carry pasturella multilocida.
Can cause an infected wound. Otherwise don't worry.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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