Gas Prices Sting US Workers Who Depend on Their Cars | Connecticut News

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Business Writer DETROIT (AP) — High gas prices have Wallace Reid looking for a new career. Reid, who drives for Uber and Lyft in New York, fills up his Lexus at least three times a week. He pays around $95 each time, about double what he was paying last year. To … Read more

The Pet Shop: Calendar of events | Blog: The Pet Shop

Get information, stories and more at The Pet Shop blog at Send events to Wellness Clinic: 10 am-2 pm second Saturday, RCSPCA Building, 300 W. Bailey St., Asheboro. Wellness checkups, skin and ear checks, heartworm tests, pet weighing, microchips, vaccines, preventative medicine. 704-288-8620 or Megan Blake Dog Training Classes: 4:30 p.m. Sundays, … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more

MPs propose a law to rest in peace with your pet

Thirty deputies want to authorize pet owners who wish to be buried with the funeral urn of their former life companion. To be buried or cremated with his pet dog or cat to rest in peace with him. This is the subject of a bill published Thursday in the Official Journal and co-signed by 27 … Read more

Study provides key insights into the spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Findings from a new study are providing important insights into the spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which is transmitted from dogs to people through ticks. The new data are being used to create models that could help predict, and possibly prevent, future outbreaks. If not treated within the first five days, Rocky Mountain spotted … Read more