Animal of the week: The grasshopper mouse, which eats scorpions, evicts other species from their burrows so they don’t have to dig one themselves, and howls at the moon. Scientists are now studying the nervous system to try to explain why it is immune to pain. You can listen to one howling here.
Pet corner: Meet 10-year-old Evan, who donates everything he can to help cats.
I've never had any kind of surgery before, so I'm a bit nervous. Ok, a lot nervous since I've never been put under either. Tomorrow my foot goes under the knife.