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Is there a disease that makes us love cats? – Jaap de Roode

Is there a disease that makes us love cats? – Jaap de Roode

Is there a disease that makes us love cats, and do you have it? Maybe, and it’s more likely than you’d think. We’re talking about toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by toxoplasma gondii. Like all parasites, toxoplasma lives at the expense of its host, and needs its host to produce offspring. To do that, toxo orchestrates …