Stories like this scare the heck out of me, and ALL fur parents.
A 14-year-old was left suicidal, suffering from hallucinations and thoughts of killing his family, after he was scratched by a pet.
According to a story in The Sun, the teen was originally diagnosed with schizophrenia, but none of the treatments worked.
He was hospitalized four times in 18 months, and believed he was an “evil, damned son of the devil.”
After doctors noticed legions, tests showed he contracted a rare mind-altering bug called bartonella henselae.