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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"It's the opposite of the crazy cat lady stereotype," Tvrdik says, noting her cats don't require that much care.
Radadgast the Brown offended purists, but the different take on him, depicted as a crazy cat lady with a beard, was welcome.
From the Drawer of the Crazy Cat Lady: Awesome Pictures of Cats Doing Random Things Finally, an excuse to legitimately become the cat lady you always wanted to be.
I think I'll get more and more witchy and 'crazy cat lady' as I get older.
When you think "crazy cat lady," the first thing that comes to mind (after the vision of the Simpsons' crazy cat lady fades) is a middle-aged woman, childless, with a closet packed full of sweatshirts adorned with kitty applique and a brood of mewling cats swarming around her ankles.
These encompass stories of a Southern church cat; a Florida resort populated by 29 feral cats; Barbara Lajiness, the daughter of a "crazy cat lady," whose own cat plays tricks and does martial arts; Glenn Albertson, who meets and falls in love with Myron, and his cat; and others.
WALES on SUNDAY August 29, 2010 sally bailey YOU must have seen crazy cat lady this week - the middle-aged woman who put a cat in a wheelie bin, not realising her actions were being captured on CCTV.
According to the Tidy Cats survey, the majority of those who do not own cats have negative perceptions about multiple-cat owners, saying that they would describe such a person as being a homebody (75%), lonely (69%) and a "crazy cat lady" (58%).
You are part of it as much as the crazy cat lady, the angry rabbit man, Dr.
We've all heard sensational stories about "the crazy cat lady" harboring hundreds of cats in her home, but animal hoarding is now being recognized as a widespread problem, affecting all sorts of animals in every area of the country.
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Amber admits she has an "animal addiction" and Matt jokes she's about to become a crazy cat lady.