The hidden costs of cats in Australia: Cat-dependent diseases and human health
Date: 16, Oct, 2020
Publisher: TSR Hub
There are several cat-dependent diseases in Australia that can be passed to humans, including toxoplasmosis, toxocariasis and cat scratch disease. The health impacts of these diseases range from very mild to very severe,
and cost the Australian economy $6 billion a year in medical andother direct costs, and lost income.
7.4 Cat Dependent Disease Findings Factsheet V17