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Cat Bites Pose Risk Of Infection...

A small bite on the hand from Fluffy or Fido is often laughed off, especially if it’s done by a family pet. However, even the slightest pinprick bite-related injury can potentially be life-threatening to victims. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Hand Surgery, these tiny cat bites can penetrate bacteria deep into the joints and tissue, increasing the likelihood of infection, hospitalization, and, in some cases, reconstructive surgery.

Cat aggression is sometimes taken less seriously than dog aggression most likely due to cats’ size, and because they don’t pursue people to bite them like dogs can, says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty…

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