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Pet Corner: Keeping Warm

When I was a kid growing up in North Dakota, I lost one of my cats to the cold. My dad had been meaning to get around to putting up a heat lamp for the cats; but unfortunately he delayed one day too long. Winter cold can can be very dangerous for pets; so I thought this article with tips for keeping pets safe in the colder weather would be good to share.

I wish I had discovered this article before we had the recent snowy weather in the Seattle area around Thanksgiving. According to some reports, we’re still supposed to have colder winter this year; so it may still come in handy!

The following excerpt is from an article written by Melissa Bonnel for the Pleasanton Patch. It was last updated on November 12, 2010:

With the weather cooling down and winter fast approaching, we must take certain precautions to keep our pets warm, healthy and happy. Of course, keeping your pet inside is the safest option, but aside from this, there are other steps we can take to help our furry friends.

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