crazy cat lady


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crazy cat lady

A popular stereotype referring to a subpopulation of older single woman who, by circumstance or choice, replace personal and social relationships and human interaction with feline companionship.
 
Such cases may have a pathophysiologic substrate as such often have high antibody levels of the cerebrocentric parasite Toxoplasma gondii, suggesting a subtle brain involvement in their mental state and behaviour.
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You are part of it as much as the crazy cat lady, the angry rabbit man, Dr.
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Why can't an adult be as excited about Christmas as a child can without it being classed "sad" or even worse "that crazy Christmas lady from next door" (or crazy cat lady for the nonfestive period)?