Hurm. I really like this, and I'm super willing to give it the thumbs up right off the bat, if nobody has any objections?
Questionable whether their fears of being re-trained in social interactions are valid considering there are some super crazy neko out there, but I'd still say it is a very interesting angle to take. If their fears are unfounded, then they must be very paranoid indeed, which ironically makes them actually founded after all. Catch 22 in a nutshell.
Disco moves and microwave gun to fit the 40k bolter+flamer+meltagun vibe is just bonus points.