A library where you borrow cats, not books

A library where you borrow cats, not books

A government office in New Mexico, USA has a cat library. Employees can go to the cat library, choose a cat and take it back to their desk for one hour. Employees report feeling happier and more productive at work. How did this start? A local cat shelter (a place...

Russian cat saves baby

Vocabulary: newborn (adj), apparently (adv), to abandon (v), stairwell (n), to keep warm (v). A cat called Masha is being called a hero for saving the life of a newborn baby boy. This happened in the Russian town of Obninsk. The baby was apparently abandoned in a...

America’s new weapon: goats

Vocabulary: invasive (adj.), crop (n.), to grow back (phrasal verb), unlike (prep.), steep (adj.), soil (n.), to clean up (phrasal verb), cemetery (n.). The US is famous for its weapons, but this time they are using something a bit unusual to fight their enemy: goats....