What Is Meow Meow, the Drug That Made a Teen Cut Off His Penis?

The 'Meow Meow' drug, also known as Mephedrone.

The ‘Meow Meow’ drug, also known as Mephedrone.

INVESTIGATING THE MEOW MEOW MENACE

For Rolling Stone reports:  Of all the nicknames for a street drug, the newish “meow meow” might be the most innocuous ever, but its effects can be gruesome. On December 29th of last year, a British 19 year old, home for the holidays and geeked on meow meow, stabbed his mother before cutting off his own penis with the same knife.

“…what type of intoxicant could drive a level-headed teen to such a far corner of berzerk?

According to The Mirror, police responded to an emergency call placed by his mother, 46, and discovered the son “hanging out of a bedroom window with blood pouring from his wounds.” As of early January, the mother was in stable condition, and the son’s penis had been reattached. “He is normally a very lovely lad and very bright,” reported a family friend. “But unfortunately, he had started dabbling in drugs.” Yes, very unfortunately.

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So what type of intoxicant could drive a level-headed teen to such a far corner of berzerk? Meow meow’s scientific name is “mephedrone,” and the drug is a type of designer amphetamine that produces effects similar to those of both MDMA and cocaine, including everyone’s favorite drug byproduct, teeth grinding.

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