California Sea Otters Are Dying. Your Cat’s Poop Could Be to Blame.

In California, four otters have tested positive for a deadly brain disease called toxoplasmosis. Some biologists suspect domesticated cat feces could be to blame. Videos by Outdoors Toxoplasmosis is caused by the toxoplasma parasite, which is known to infect house cats. It spreads by getting into cats’ prey—i.e., mice and rats—and taking over the rodents’ […]