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Hawaii’s Kauai island is overrun by half a million feral cats, many of which are infected with toxoplasmosis. These infected cats pose an existential threat to the native habitat, including Kauai’s endangered monk seals. The island’s animal-loving community has fallen into chaos; It’s zombie-cat people versus everyone else. Paul Kvinta covered the story for Outside Magazine.

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Joel Stein

Joel Stein, host of the Story of the Week podcast, has been a journalist for 25 years, including 20 at Time magazine where he wrote 22 cover stories. Stein has…