Month: August 2022

Woman Sent Hilarious Picture of Her Two Cats Fighting While Away On Holiday

A pet owner got quite the surprise after asking her sister, who is currently cat sitting while she’s on vacation, to send her a picture of her two cats.

Cats may give off an air of aloofness, but some studies have suggested that, much like dogs, they are quite attached to their human companions.

The most notable of these studies was published in the Public Library of Science in 2017 and saw researchers observe how cats behave when left for 30 minute compared with after several hours.

Time and time again, the cats showed a strong reaction when reunited with their owners after an extended period of separation, with felines found to purr and stretch more when their human friend returned.

Cats Treacle and Truffles.
Cats Treacle and Truffles. The feline pair’s owner asked for a picture of them while she was away. This was what she got.

There’s certainly no doubting the

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Some Russians happy to holiday in sunny Crimea despite blasts

Smoke rises after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea August 9, 2022. REUTERS/Stringer

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Aug 17 (Reuters) – Russian tourists took advantage of the heat and sun on Wednesday to enjoy a summer vacation in Crimea, saying they were not worried by blasts that rocked military bases earlier in the week.

Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, has always been an important destination for holidaymakers.

Russia on Tuesday blamed saboteurs for orchestrating a series of explosions at an ammunition depot in Crimea. Last week blasts ripped through an air base, which Moscow at the time said was caused by an accident. read more

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Tourists interviewed in the beach city of Sevastopol and the main train station in the Crimean capital Simferopol said they were focused

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All 24 Middlesex County school districts should close on the Diwali holiday | Opinion

By Rajan Zed

Hindus are urging for a Diwali holiday in all 24 public school districts of Middlesex County. Schools have declared holidays around other religious days, so why not Diwali?

Although traditions vary, Diwali celebrations usually include families and friends gathering for worship at home shrines and visiting the temple. Additionally, there are feasts, the sharing of gifts, decorating hands with henna designs, fireworks, and the lighting of diyas — small lamps usually made from clay that symbolizes goodness and purity. Lighting them denotes triumph over darkness, connecting to the light. We also draw intricate, colorful designs called rangolis and place them around the home to honor the festival and welcome good luck.

Holidays of all major religions should be celebrated and honored, and no one should be penalized for practicing their faith.

Establishing a holiday on Diwali in all Middlesex County school districts will be a step in

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