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Attention! Your cat is making you crazy (if you have one).

By AnsuGisalas ·
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This was brought to my attention elsewhere: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/03/how-your-cat-is-making-you-crazy/8873/?single_page=true

Seems like the toxoplasma infection can partially zombify mice into making them more likely to become prey for cats (which is crucial for the toxoplasma's reproductive cycle, they can only sexually reproduce in the cat's intestines)...
The bad news is, the subtle means by which the toxoplasma achieves this seem to have an effect on humans too!!!
Read all about it! Read all about it!


Anyway, I think it's interesting how microorganisms run this planet - it also explains why the Greys are so fond of **** probes : they're looking for our Leaders!!!

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You have got that so wrong

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Attention! Your cat is ma ...

The greys are only doing what their Masters tell them to. It's the White Mice you have to watch out for.

Col

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Don't the mice

by PurpleSkys In reply to You have got that so wron ...

Ultimately get squished?

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Well...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Don't the mice

the mice with toxoplasmic infection don't get squished... they run around in circles and try to come up and hug the first cat they see!

Of course, it could be that Greys are trying to open up communications between the white mice and the toxoplasma, to make the toxoplasma consider adapting to just living their whole cycle in humans, saving the mice a nasty fate.

But the White Mice are actually just the physical extrusion into this dimension of a species of vast multidimensional intellect-beings.

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Hense the reason

by PurpleSkys In reply to Well...

My cats don't eat mice

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???Toxo makes cat odor smell sexy to male rats.???

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Attention! Your cat is ma ...

Oooh - catty!

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Ewwww - NT

by PurpleSkys In reply to ???Toxo makes cat odor sm ...
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Indeed...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Ewwww - NT

That subject line was a quote from the article, but I guess it was using the wrong quotation marks

But the article also says this effect is shown in human males as well (they find cat urine to be less disgusting than control groups do... but not other kinds of urine)... and human females suffer the opposite effect : they find cat urine to be extra yucky, compared to uninfected control groups.

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Obviously you have never worked on any technology

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Indeed...

That cat owners use.

I remember a VCR that the owner's cat curled up on and went to sleep that died. There was a very unmistakable smell that came out of it when it was opened and I got the blame for killing it as her Cat would never have pi$$ed in it. So I obviously trapped a cat collected it's Urine and poured it into her VCR. Yea Right I don't like cats at the best of times and I wouldn't be caught dead placing tubes into cats. :^0

Col

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Scientifically... this must mean that you're not infected!

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Obviously you have never ...

Ever watch invasion of the body snatchers? They're on to you now
:0

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Not likely

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Scientifically... this mu ...

I have the White Mice protecting me.

For that matter when was the last time you saw a cat try to eat a White Mouse? They only go after the Grey Variety who are in no way related to the Pan Dimensional Beings that we perceive as White Mice. :0

Hence my Reference to Greys earlier. Did you mean something different when you refereed to GREYs? :^0

Col

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