Tuesday, April 03, 2007

A Look at How Cat Parasites Affect Human Culture Through the Monocle of Comedy

T. gondii infects both wild and domestic cats, but it is carried by many warm-blooded mammals...Other studies have also found links between the parasite and schizophrenia.

In related news, many Middle Eastern families own three or more cats.

courtesy of discoweasel

(Full disclosure: I am Middle Eastern, which might explain why I'm neurotic [from the article: "The parasite is thought to have different, and often opposite effects in men versus women, but both genders appear to develop a form of neuroticism called 'guilt proneness.'"])

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