Women cat owners are "more likely to kill themselves" due to higher chance of infection with parasite found in feline faeces

Women cat owners are 'more likely to kill themselves' due to higher chance of infection with parasite found in feline faeces Women infected with Toxoplasma gondii are one-and-a-half times more likely to attempt suicideThird of world's population is infected with parasite, which hides in cells in the brain and muscles, often without producing symptoms | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 3 July 2012 Female cat owners are more likely to suffer mental health problems and commit suicide because they can be infected with a common parasite that can be caught from cat litter, according to a study.