You have katsaridaphobia!:http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140918-the-reality-about-roaches
It is a psychological gateway into a lengthy laundry list of traumatic experiences: digging through a box of supplies in my outdoor playhouse when a roach zips out and scuttles up my leg, its spiky appendages pricking at my skin.
Finding a small dead cockroach tangled in my wet hair after a trip to the beach, and thereafter suffering recurring nightmares of picking roaches out of my hair.
There are cockroaches here, one occasionally hears of them infesting a building, but I have personally not seen one since I lived in Florida 1957/58.
"I see declawing as a mutilation of an animal for no direct benefit to the animal. It's something that's done mostly to protect furniture," said retired veterinarian Hugh Chisholm, who has advocated for a declawing ban for years.