Updated: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:00:00 GMT | By Maureen O'Hare
Weird news of the week: February 21, 2014

Reading with cats

Reading with cats (© REUTERS/Mark Makela)
  • Reading with cats (© REUTERS/Mark Makela)
  • A large 3D artwork of 'The Wall' from Game of Thrones as unveiled today in London's Bishops Square to celebrate the Season Three Blu-ray and DVD release (© REX/Joe Pepler)
  • Woman jailed for overdue VHS of 'Monster-in-Law' (© REX/Snap Stills)
  • Baby elephant rescued from ditch (© Demotix/Corbis)
  • The anti-snore pillow (© REX/Solent News)
  • Horse sheltered in owner's home now refuses to leave (© AFP/Getty Images)
  • My hairy Valentine (© York Castle Museum)
  • Herders paint reindeers' antlers with fluorescent paint to reduce number of roadkills, Rovaniemi, Finland - 15 Feb 2014 (© REX/Anne Ollila)
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Under the 'Book Buddies Program' at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, children aged between 6 and 14 read to cats as a way to improve the children's reading skills and gain confidence. Pictured above, Desmond Allen reads to his feline pal 'Ginger', who is up for adoption.

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