Pets and Pregnancy, Part One: Toxoplasmosis

Although there is no scientific proof that pets can sense their owner’s pregnancy, there seems to be some anecdotal evidence that they do detect changes in your mood, posture, behavior, and body chemistry during your pregnancy. Cats and dogs are highly attuned to changes in your daily routine- perhaps you are sleeping in later, hanging out on the couch more, or your partner and other family members are treating you with extra care. Some cats find your warm, vibrating belly as a very soothing place to hang out; one of my cats liked watching the little kicks traveling across my growing belly. Other felines could care less, but they still need attention and love. A cat that feels neglected may

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