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Could kitty litter make you suicidal?

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Here's a shocker.

A new report says kitty litter boxes could be making women suicidal.

And researchers believe a parasite found in cat feces could be the problem.

The report, published in the Archives of General Psychology focused on 45-thousand women in Denmark, over a three-year period.

Women infected with the parasite called, T-Gondii had a one-and-a-half times higher risk of attempting suicide.

But that doesn't necessarily mean you have to get rid of your kitty.

The study says about one in three people around the world have the parasite and most people don't try to commit suicide.

Psychiatrists say T-Gondii previously has been linked to psychiatric problems.

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