“Most philanthropists probably expect to see their own name on a building after making a sizeable donation to a public institution. But Edward Avedisian, a retired clarinetist and philanthropist who in August donated $100 million to Boston University’s medical school, chose instead to honor a childhood friend.” (I gotta get into the clarinetist business.)

+ A piglet left behind by its herd finds a new family with some cattle. (It’s a nice story, but “the other white meat” jokes are getting a little old.)

+ Cat returned to Ukrainian refugee family relocated to Bay Area.

+ Man heroically weathers Hurricane Ian floodwaters to save stranded cat. (Cat repays him with a disinterested glance.)

+ Museums on prescription: Brussels tests cultural visits to treat anxiety.