If life and the universes information is stored in the hall of records, the books of life, the Akashic Library, then life should be able to access that information.
This new study revealed that baby mice exposed to the compound during a "critical period" in their development would, as adults, react quite differently to their arch enemy's smell.
The team exposed one-month-old mice to the chemical over two weeks. When they were tested later for their reaction, they were much less likely to flee the same scent.
... As for the cats: "They seem to be able to keep the number of mice around that they need," she added.
Cats 'control mice' with chemicals in their urine
This would help to explain zombie animals controlled by other life forms.