Month: May 2020

Pets can get coronavirus, CDC warns. Here’s what public health officials say to do

House pets can get infected with the coronavirus, public health officials say, but the illness is normally mild in animals and none have died.

Officials say there’s not a lot of information on pets and coronavirus as the world works to respond to the pandemic. But they say the risk is low that dogs and cats could pass the virus to humans.

“A small number of pets (cats and dogs) have been confirmed to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, mostly after close contact with a person with COVID-19,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Princeton Students To Run 13.1 Miles, Weave Beds For Shelter Pets

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Hillsborough siblings Jacob Newman, 12, and Emma, 10, who attend Laurel School of Princeton are doing their part to help support the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, which is struggling amid the coronavirus closure.

On Sunday at 9 a.m. Jacob will be running his first half marathon, 13.1 miles, in Hillsborough and is looking for 100 people to sponsor his run with a $13 donation. For every $52 raised Jacob’s sister Emma will hand-weave a pet bed to be donated to the shelter.

After learning of the Patch article about the animal shelter struggling to survive, the siblings

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Everything you need at home for fostering a dog or cat

These are all the things you need if you're fostering a dog or cat.
These are all the things you need if you’re fostering a dog or cat.

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Fostering a dog or cat who’s waiting to be adopted is a rewarding way to help out local animal shelters and rescues. When you foster a pet, you’re helping them to adjust to life in a home—not just a kennel—and preparing them for adoption.

Interest in fostering has spiked in the past few months, as many people are home more due to the coronavirus, and if you’re

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What will $2,000 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Jacksonville?

We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring affordable apartments in Jacksonville with a budget of up to $2,000/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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10667 Brightman Blvd. (Windy Hill)

Listed for $1,950/month for its 1,386 square

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From food museums to after-school programs, these are the best ways to help out in New York.

This article is from Thrillist

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Let’s face it: So far, 2020 is nothing like we expected it to be. Social distancing is requiring us to step back from going out into the city we love, but it’s also inspiring many people to want to find ways to help their fellow New Yorkers. While there’s never a wrong time to give back, NYC arguably needs us now more than ever.

So, to help you pitch in to make New York better, we’ve rounded up a list of ways to contribute to a safer, cleaner, and friendlier city —

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