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Largest Black Market: 151st Largest Soda Pop Sector: 238th Largest Publishing Industry: 288th
The Furballed Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Woof!
Influence
Page
Region
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Psychoticat

Population21.549 billion

CapitalSandbox
LeaderCatman Dude
FaithMeow

Currencyfurball
Animalpsychoticat

The Furballed Republic of Psychoticat is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Catman Dude with an even hand, and remarkable for its rampant corporate plagiarism, anti-smoking policies, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 21.549 billion Psychoticatians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, corrupt government is primarily concerned with Education, with Welfare, Healthcare, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Law & Order aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sandbox. The average income tax rate is 67.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Psychoticatian economy, worth a remarkable 5,121 trillion furballs a year, is quite specialized and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Book Publishing, Information Technology, Soda Sales, and Gambling. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 237,661 furballs, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Sales of disinfectant wipes have skyrocketed, the internet has been placed under government control, family isn't who you're born with but who you abandon in foreign countries, and muscular women are banned from competing in sporting competitions. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Psychoticat's national animal is the psychoticat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Meow.

Psychoticat is ranked 59,329th in the world and 2,577th in the Pacific for Most Authoritarian, with 0.36 Stalins.

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Largest Black Market: 151stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 238thLargest Publishing Industry: 288thMost Advanced Public Education: 407thMost Stationary: 500thLargest Gambling Industry: 532ndMost Rebellious Youth: 584thHighest Poor Incomes: 891stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,053rdLargest Welfare Programs: 1,065thHighest Economic Output: 1,068thMost Efficient Economies: 1,513thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,536thTop
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Smartest Citizens: 2,166thMost Cultured: 2,260thHighest Average Incomes: 2,891stMost Secular: 3,180thMost Developed: 3,301stLargest Populations: 3,353rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,294thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,971stNudest: 4,977thHighest Crime Rates: 5,695thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,382ndMost Subsidized Industry: 6,468thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,641stMost Influential: 7,619thTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 10,928thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,601stMost Inclusive: 11,778thLargest Governments: 12,598thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,817thLargest Retail Industry: 15,245thMost Pacifist: 15,455th
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Largest Black Market: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 5th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 7th in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 21st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 21st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 22nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 22nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 26th in the regionLargest Populations: 27th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 32nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 53rd in the regionMost Cultured: 55th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 73rd in the regionMost Developed: 101st in the regionMost Secular: 109th in the regionMost Influential: 123rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 144th in the regionNudest: 145th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 148th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 154th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 157th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 161st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 190th in the regionLargest Governments: 320th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 327th in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 420th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 442nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 472nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 485th in the regionMost Pacifist: 545th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 664th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 700th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, muscular women are banned from competing in sporting competitions.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, family isn't who you're born with but who you abandon in foreign countries.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, the internet has been placed under government control.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, sales of disinfectant wipes have skyrocketed.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, Maxtopian tourists make expensive pilgrimages to Sandbox to enjoy their national art.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, 3D printed organs are a breath of new life for the sick and elderly.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, the experimental sculpture "Overtures In Dried Psychoticat Dung" has been declared a national treasure.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, the government funds large training centres to turn psychoticats into functioning members of society.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, school children across the country are staging hunger strikes to protest government-mandated salads.
  • : Following new legislation in Psychoticat, autocrats are persona non grata.

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