Is Your Cat Plotting to Kill You?

Is your cat plotting to kill you?

Nevermind that I do not live with a cat ..

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About GrrlScientist

grrlscientist is the pseudonym of an evolutionary biologist and ornithologist who writes about evolution, ethology, and ecology, especially in birds. After earning a degree in microbiology (thesis focus: virology) and working at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, she earned her PhD in zoology from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she studied the molecular correlates of testosterone and behaviour in white-crowned sparrows. She then worked a Chapman Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where she studied the speciation and distribution of lories and other parrots throughout the South Pacific Islands. A discarded scientist, she returned to her roots: writing. Formerly hosted by The Guardian (UK), she now writes about science for Forbes and for the non-profit think tank, the Evolution Institute and she writes podcasts for BirdNote Radio. An avid lifelong birder and aviculturist, she lives with a flock of songbirds and parrots somewhere in Germany.
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0 Responses to Is Your Cat Plotting to Kill You?

  1. Bob O'H says:

    Ah well, perhaps it’s just Jack. Most of the time he’s plotting to kill me.

  2. bumblebrain says:

    It’s probably just your future cat plotting to travel back in time to kill you. It happens all the time on Star Trek.

  3. Ian says:

    Hmm…I got a 91% chance. That sounds about right.

  4. Gray Gaffer says:

    93%. And I have three of them – do they plot together?

  5. travelgirl says:

    78%, which i think is a bit high, but …

  6. DrA says:

    There is just about zero chance that our big loveable lug of a Maine coon cat is planning to kill anyone, although he can destroy of bowl of kibble with the best of them.