Raw Cat Food Could Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

News   Nov 24, 2017 | Original Story by Ruth Kava for the American Council on Science and Health.

 
Raw Cat Food Could Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
 
 
 

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Comments | 1 ADD COMMENT

Kirstyn Kralovec | Nov 26, 2017

I'm a pet sitter and I would have liked to have shared this with some of my clients, but I think the snarky tone of the author will be off-putting, so I'll need to look for another source. This is good information and well-written; I would ask the author to reconsider her tone when writing PSA pieces.


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