Sante Fe, N.M. -- Humans are always trying to solve problems in the animal world, but now two frisky felines, Foxy and Sam, have launched their own Web site, The Cat's Guide to Love, to capitalize on the relationship advice market for the benefit of homeless or abused animals.
Tallahassee, Fla. -- Four Florida counties received federal emergency declarations this week as the result of flooding rains and severe weather damage caused by Tropical Storm Fay. Now, the Gulf Coast is bracing for the impact of Tropical Storm Gustav, which could gain hurricane strength as is passes over the warm Gulf of Mexico waters this weekend.
Bradenton, Fla. -- A sixth horse tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (EP), this one on a second Manatee County property, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DOACS) reported.
Houston -- The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School has been awarded a $150,000, two-year grant by the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study a mysterious infection affecting Texas and other southern states.