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Safeguarding Your Cat Against Winter Hazards

Safeguarding Your Cat Against Winter Hazards

Frigid temperatures and icy conditions pose special threats to your cat's safety and well-being. Here's what you can do to keep her safe.

With the arrival of winter, you should take the necessary measures to protect your cat against the health hazards that cold, inclement weather can create. Most vulnerable to various cold-weather disorders are those cats who spend all or the bulk of their time outdoors. Cats who are allowed to go outside even for brief periods of time during the winter months are also at significantly greater risk than those who never put a paw beyond the front door.

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