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Cats And Mental Illness 

Shutterstock The association between cats and lunacy is a common one in pop culture. Think of James Bond’s villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Number 1) and his cat, or Inspector Gadget’s Doctor Claw and M.A.D. Cat; or think of Dr. Eleanor Abernathy, the Crazy Cat Lady from The Simpsons. Is it somehow stored in our collective unconscious that cats go [...]

Studies Show Owning A Cat Can Lead To Severe Mental Illness Later In Life

Results of a new study has cat lovers defending their feline friends. Though most cats love to cuddle and can serve as a nurturing companion for years, a third study now shows that people who come in contact with litter boxes may later develop sudden rage, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia.  - Heather Holeman Source: Studies show owning [...]

Cats Don’t Love You, Scientists Conclude

Your cat is just fine on its own. Photo: Getty Images Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves, and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a study has shown. Although absent owners might worry that their pet is pining, in fact, cats show no sign of separation [...]

Cats and Mental Illness

eruditefeline.wordpress.com, 20th Century Fox Film Corp The association between cats and lunacy is a common one in pop culture. Think of James Bond’s villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Number 1) and his cat, or Inspector Gadget’s Doctor Claw and M.A.D. Cat; or think of Dr. Eleanor Abernathy, the Crazy Cat Lady from The Simpsons. Is it somehow [...]