• Claws out! Why pop culture clings to the crazy cat lady

    3 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    For years, women with cats have been portrayed as lonely, sexless and eccentric - but why does this stereotype endure? And can millennial ailurophiles reclaim the purr-jorative?
    Did you hear the story about the old woman from Ohio who was arrested for training her 65 cats to steal her neighbour's stuff? The Columbus police department found thousands of dollars' worth of jewellery in the 83-year-old lady's house and discovered she taught the cats to bring back “anything that shined”. The news story went viral at the end of last year. How do you picture her? Unkempt hair, dressing gown and...
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