He thought this would be a fictional idea.
Herb Wesson, the chairman of the Los Angeles City Council, proposed to have an "army of cats" to fight the rodent problem in the City Hall but on Friday he told him he was adding Cats to the equation, worsen the problem.
Anyone who has ever seen Tom and Jerry knows that cats can be deadly for lesser prey, although a recent study suggests otherwise. But the idea seems to have even less chance of realization, as city health officials say that cats would help spread fleas in the 91
said Dr. Dawn Terrashita, Assistant Professor Dawn Terashita, Deputy Director of the Public Health Ministry for the Los Angeles Times.
Los Angeles Center is in the midst of typhus outbreak, according to health officials. homeless people who live near the town hall among those affected. It thrives in unhygienic conditions and is often spread by infected fleas, attracting rat rides. It is seldom fatal when treated with antibiotics quickly, but the epidemics kill thousands in the Middle Ages.
The report reports that at least two city officials say they were bitten by fleas. Mayor Eric Gartse said the health risks are minimal. "[There is] One case that may or may not have come from there, but this is still within the normal limits of what we have every year."
Associated Press contributed to this report