Skip to comments.How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy
Posted on 02/11/2012 9:24:18 AM PST by JoanVarga
"In fact, he says, schizophrenia did not rise in prevalence until the latter half of the 18th century, when for the first time people in Paris and London started keeping cats as pets. The so-called cat craze began among poets and left-wing avant-garde Greenwich Village types, says Torrey, but the trend spread rapidlyand coinciding with that development, the incidence of schizophrenia soared. "
If I had to guess, says Torrey, Id say 75 percent of cases of schizophrenia are associated with infectious agents, and Toxo would be involved in a significant subset of those.
"Closer inspection of Flegrs reaction-time results revealed that infected subjects became less attentive and slowed down a minute or so into the test. This suggested to him that Toxoplasma might have an adverse impact on driving, where constant vigilance and fast reflexes are critical. He launched two major epidemiological studies in the Czech Republic, one of men and women in the general population and another of mostly male drivers in the military. Those who tested positive for the parasite, both studies showed, were about two and a half times as likely to be in a traffic accident as their uninfected peers. "
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Most cat people don’t give a crap about leash laws and let their “indoor” cats outside all the time, and then scream for them to come home, pissing off the neighbors.
Liberal. They let their cats crap and hunt on everyone else’s lawns and believe leash laws don’t apply to their animals. They will scream at you if you show them the law that shows all animals need to be under the owner’s control at all times.
No blood anymore is well done.
We had one cat for years. She adopted my son when we were on a Florida island for a couple of months. We held like that for about ten years and then...the oldest son brought his two cats to us as he headed off to study in Europe. Now we have three and it is too many.
I feel for you because you were at the right number for your house and you had another person place their cats onto you, and then left you in charge of all of them.
I don’t have a real beef with cats either, one of my favorite cats was a neighbor cat who acted like a dog to me. Loved that guy more than his owner did. Saved his life a couple times too.
Actually, as you probably realize, I was trying to hurt you as much as you hurt us cat lovers. I figured your type was a pitbull lover.
Dogs have owners-Cats have staff.
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Thanks JoanVarga."If I had to guess," says Torrey, "I'd say 75 percent of cases of schizophrenia are associated with infectious agents, and Toxo would be involved in a significant subset of those."Worth it.
Cats are actually tiny women in little fur coats...
That’s why they drive us crazy...
This reminds me of that Star Trek movie where Khan captures Chekov and puts kittens in his ear to control his mind.
So, if you love ALL domesticated animals, then why did you shoot and kill the cat? After all, it wasn’t the cats fault that his owner let him loose to crap in your yard. The owner is at fault, yet the cat was the one killed. Perhaps you could have found the cat a better home???
You have my word that before I ever repeat the actions taken that you seem to despise so much , I'll notify YOU and allow YOU the necessary time to come to their rescue. Oh , and please review my earlier post in regards to the said “ owner “ of the cats.
Best Wishes To You Sistabrista ,
There’s a real undercurrent of “I hate women” on this site. And y’all aren’t even Muslim. Go figure. LOL
It was a joke. Please try to lighten up... /g
I appreciate your snide offer to notify me prior to killing anymore cats. Just so happens, I am volunteer with a local cat rescue in my town, and I rescue and foster homeless cats. Perhaps next time before killing innocent kitties, you can call an organization such as this.
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