Reviewers Love This $45 Pet Ottoman That Doubles as a Footstool

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Buy It! Furhaven Pet Ottoman in Coconut Brown, $43.99; amazon.com

Plus, Furhaven’s pet ottoman includes a detachable ball toy that can be hung on its “entrance door,” making it the ultimate entertainment center for your cat. It’s also collapsible, so you can easily bring it with you on the road. “This is an amazing alternative for a box-loving cat,” said a shopper. “My cat loves boxes and holes, but I can’t keep hundreds of boxes in my

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Adopt A Pet From Wethersfield Area Shelters: See New Dogs, Cats

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Do you want to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter! Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in the Wethersfield area have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

Across Connecticut, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — many of whom are located in your area. In the search for a lovable new friend, consider beginning at a local adoption center like Funny Farm Rescue Ranch,

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Dog Takes Cat to Join Family Photo in Adorable Video Shared on Social Media

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An adorable video posted on social media shows the moment a dog grabs a cat to join a “family photo.”

In the clip, three golden retrievers can be seen relaxing on a staircase, with a cat named Xiaobao at the top of the stairs.

As their owner is ready to take a photo of the animals, one of the dogs grabs the cat and brings it next to the other two golden retrievers. The owner then tells the dog: “Put it down.”

The three dogs, with their tongues out, seem to pose for the picture, and the cat, which is

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Pet Adoption In The East Hampton-Portland Area: See The Latest Dogs, Cats & More

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Do you want to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the East Hampton-Portland community at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter. During the coronavirus pandemic, many local animals are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to place pets with families.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home across Connecticut — and many are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin the search

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These lizards use bubbles to breathe underwater

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Aquatic insects and other invertebrates are well known for carrying bubbles underwater for respiration. Now scientists have found tropical lizards that also “breathe” underwater this way—a first-of-its kind discovery.

New research shows that a dozen species of Caribbean and Latin American anoles, a type of lizard, can exhale air to create large, oxygen-filled bubbles that cling to their head. The anoles were seen periodically inflating the bubbles and then drawing them back in through their noses—so to test if they use these bubbles to breathe, scientists observed the reptiles staying underwater for more than 15 minutes, according to a paper

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