The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is one of the most abundant and widespread species of flea on Earth.
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... Cat fleas can transmit other parasites and infections to dogs and cats and also to humans ... The tapeworm Dipylidium caninum can be transmitted when an immature flea is swallowed by pets or humans ... In addition, cat fleas have been found to carry Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease, but their ability to transmit the disease is unclear ...
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“This flea is you and I, and this
Our mariage bed, and mariage temple is;
Though parents grudge, and you, ware met,
And cloystered in these living walls of Jet.”
—John Donne (15721631)
“You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, Whats in it for me?”
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