You need to clear this with your school to see if you can do this. Just because you want to doesn't mean they will allow it. There are some folks that are allergic to pets with fur, so you need to find out what their policy is. Then ask the teacher if they think this … Read more
Unless your cat is both used to being on a leash AND in strange environment around a lot of people, it may cause a lot of stress to your cat. Most cats wouldn't tolerate that kind of setting well.
It appears to be in the eye of the beholder. Somebody living by the Amazon or the Nile might consider the Potomac to be a creek.
According to the US government's educational site, the terms are interchangeable.
During the late summer I can jump across the North Fork of the American River in CA. Is is somewhat smaller than the Mississippi, but still called a river.