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    1 month ago - By Dawg Business

    Polyphagia - When Your Pet is Eating You Out of House and Home Dr. Christopher Byers/CriticalCareDVM
    Polyphagia is a fancy word that refers to excessive, "just can't stop eating" type of appetite.
    For some reason, this reminds me of an old fairytale about a magic tablecloth. All you had to do was to put it on a table and order any food you wanted. And there it was. The one caveat was that should you eat if it long enough to have to loosen your belt, you would be cursed to keep eating until you exploded.
    How would such a curse even work? Perhaps it would mess with the center of the brain...
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