My partner wants to get a cat but I’m worried it will cause chaos

My partner wants to get a cat but I’m worried it will cause chaos

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An ‘accessible’ lunch can leave a bad taste

An ‘accessible’ lunch can leave a bad taste

• Wendell Steavenson’s “Flour power” (The long read , 10 October) continues the widespread fashion of the fetishisation of food in the guise of promoting healthy eating.• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

What to know about blue-green algae that's killing dogs

What to know about blue-green algae that's killing dogs

"There have been blue-green algae blooms in Austin in previous years, but we have not been aware of any effects from neurotoxins," Austin city officials said in a recent statement warning owners not to let their dogs swim in an area lake..

Swan beats dog to death in park pond

Swan beats dog to death in park pond

A spokesperson from Dublin City Council told The Journal: ‘Swans are wild birds and while it was only protecting its young, it led to an unfortunate outcome due to the dog swimming in the pond.’.

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond copied! A group effort has rescued three Florida manatees that swam from Tampa Bay into a pond during high tides caused by Hurricane Michael. The rescue operation took several hours and took a lot of strong backs lifting the animals out of the pond.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.