Doctors now say pregnant women should definitely clean cat litter box

Funny story written by Ducksley

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

After many years of advising pregnant women to avoid cleaning their cat's litter box, medical experts say new research suggests soon-to-be moms not only should change the kitty litter but perform the task as frequently as possible.

"It's a huge change in direction. Now I even advise my pregnant patients to offer to clean the neighbor's cat boxes, too," said Dr. Gummo Schiltz, a self-proclaimed expert on human reproduction whose doctorate is actually in meteorology.

Until recently, doctors thought changing the litter box could expose pregnant women to a harmful parasite call toxoplasma gondii, which, according to Schiltz, is not related to the late Mahatma.

Readers of Yo Momma, a blog for expectant mothers, generally supported the change, although one woman wrote, "I HATE changing the litter box. I only got pregnant so I wouldn't have to do it. I hate kids, too."

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