disease

Via: TED Ed
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Today, about a third of the world's population is infected with a strange disease called toxoplasmosis — and most of them never even know it. And while the parasite can multiply in practically any host, it can only reproduce sexually in the intestines of cats. Could this disease be the reason so many people love cats and keep them as pets? TED ED shares what we know about toxoplasmosis.

Via: Dogs Rescued
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Rowdy, an aging dog from Oregon, is helping 8 years old Carter, a boy with a rare skin disorder, accept his condition. Carter and Rowdy both suffer from vitiligo disease causing white patches around their eyes.

The pair first connected after Carter's mum saw a picture of Rowdy online and decided to reach out his owner, Niki Mbenhower. They started building a long distance relationship but met for the first time only a few weeks ago, after receiving public donations to fund the trip.

Check out their beautiful story