From a perfume that promises world peace to a miracle food that could remove the fragrance from cat poo. Your weekly roundup of offbeat stories from around the world.
The world’s cat lovers — and those who have to live with them — can finally breathe easy. Taiwanese researchers have cracked the feline equivalent of cold fusion — cat poo that doesn’t stink.
While it doesn’t exactly smell of roses, they discovered that the litter of cats fed with silkworm pupae is nowhere near as noxious.
As well as the whiff, a natural byproduct of silk production also eliminates harmful intestinal bacteria.
Whether eight of out 10 cats prefer pupae to pollock is another matter, but in tests they eagerly ate up the deliciously gloopy insects flavoured with tuna,…