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The Parasite Behind the Cat Lady

Cindy and I were sitting in our hot tub the other night, talking with a couple of friends from England, when the topic of cat ladies came up. That was probably because my friend Daniel is the quintessential cat lady. I asked, “Do you know about the theory of toxoplasmosis being the cause of cat ladies?” Dan asked, “Toxo what?” After explaining it to them, I realized that not many people know about this, so here goes.