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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Have you now become a cat lady, giving up all hope of a husband and children?
For those who want to be comfortable this Halloween, consider being a "crazy cat lady.
They call me the crazy cat lady," she said, brushing it off.
By now, I was in full description mode as I'm explaining my dog's ailment in great detail to the cat lady.
Although some of the dialogue is stilted at times and the "crazy" old cat lady stereotype is used, the book is one that teens will read, engaging with Chris, her feelings, and her fight for survival in a terrible situation.
The couple believe their cat Lady had been keeping a lid on the problem at the Rutland Road property but it spiralled when she went into a cattery during their holiday.
In addition to scoring holiday treats and unique gifts for that special cat lady in their lives, festival-goers can enter a raffle for donated prizes from retailers such as Pandora, Woodhouse Day Spa, area restaurants and more.
The five gentle stories in The Adventures of Miss Petitfour, each starring this eccentric cat lady, remind me of some of my favorite childhood tales with heroines like Miss Piggle-Wiggle and Pippi Longstocking.
Winning this prestigious award proves that the modern cat lady is both smart and beautiful and compassionate.