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...

Japan’s Cat Island

Aoshima Island in Japan is only one mile long. There are no shops or restaurants but it is home to over 120 cats. There are 6 cats on this island for every human. The island has become a popular destination for tourists who love cats. However some locals are fed up...

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...