What happened this week (in anything but politics)

(CNN)A lucky cat. A smart bee. And a precious otter. It's time for this week's politics-free news.

An honorary officer

A familiar face

    A baby otter was found by a fisherman. Watch the adorable reunion with its mom.

    A studious hive

    An icy orchard

    The cold snap has given us terms we didn't know we needed. Add ghost apple to the list.

    A hangover experiment

    'Beer before wine, always fine'? Not so fast, a study says..

      A frozen feline

      Fluffy was literally frozen. This is how they thawed her out.