5-Year Old Boy Contracts Rare Tick Borne Disease

5-Year Old Boy Contracts Rare Tick Borne Disease

A five year old baby in Griswold contracted Connecticut’s first case of Powassan virus. It is believed that he contracted the disease from a tick brought into the house by another member of the family.   Powassan virus is a very serious, tick-borne disease....
Gone Wild!

Gone Wild!

Domesticated cats wandered into the homes of Neolithic man as far back as 10,000 years ago.  They’ve been wandering ever since. A cat was found buried alongside a human in a 9500 year-old Cyprus grave according to an article published by the National Geographic....
Does Catnip Make My Cat Drunk?

Does Catnip Make My Cat Drunk?

Only if it comes as a garnish in a martini:)  But most cats do find catnip ‘intoxicating’.  Here’s why. Catnip Has Worked For Centuries Catnip, or Nepeta cataria is a member of the mint family and has been known for centures to...