Don’t kiss the hedgehog!

Don’t kiss the hedgehog!

Don’t kiss the hedgehogs! 11 people across 8 different states have contracted salmonella after snuggling and kissing their pet hedgehog! The cute little creatures have become popular pets recently, and the CDC has identified the Salmonella strain as one common among hedgehogs. If you snuggle and kiss on them they can transfer the bacteria right onto your face and mouth. So don’t kiss the hedgehog! (NY Times)

Derrick Taylor-Canty drove to the Gwinnett County Jail in Georgia, to bail out his girlfriend, Akhria Cooper, after she was arrested for stealing a car. But there was one problem, when he got to there, cops checked his plates and discovered his vehicle..had also been stolen from a car rental place, this one in Kentucky. He also had other car keys on him that were also possible stolen. A romance made in heaven…but lived out in jail. (Gwinnett Daily Post)

And finally,

A lot of confused New Yorkers have been staring at a counch, stuck up in a tree on the Upper West Side. And it’s way high up….about 25 feel in the air! No one seems to know how it got there. I’m sure it’ll take several years to figure out which city agency is responsible for removing it. (WABC-TV)