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HOT times mean animals and the elderly need care

Posted Saturday, July 24, 2010, at 9:16 AM

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Nikki the Fat One
Please do not forget that when it is super hot, pets and the elderly really need special attention. Check on your neighbors.. do they need a fan..help??

Please put out fresh water and shade for your furry friends and NEVER leave a pet of a child in a car even for a minute in this heat.

I've lived in Texas where the heat is so hot it blows out the windows on parked cars.. it is hot here too.

If you can bring your pets inside please do and provide a fan for them. My dog looks stupid but i shave him down in the summer, he is a siberian husky mix and stays very hot during this weather.

Just a loving reminder to watch out for our friends that may depend on us.


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Your dog is so adorable, I doubt he looks bad when he's shaved.

-- Posted by cfrich on Sat, Jul 24, 2010, at 11:33 AM

ha ha he is ashamed of himself...

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Sat, Jul 24, 2010, at 3:13 PM

OH NO>>> i just got back from Kroger a little while ago and there was a big dog locked in a car that was parked.. he was so hot... if the car was out there when i came back outside i was going to try to have the person paged to get the dog water..

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Sat, Jul 24, 2010, at 7:16 PM

If you see a child or animal locked in a car please call for help immediately don't wait it only takes minutes for them to die. Call immediately to get them help.

-- Posted by Thatsmystory on Mon, Jul 26, 2010, at 12:16 PM

My one big dog that lives outside has plenty of shade, but during hot weather she gets an extra treat. I make small blocks of ice and put them in her water to help keep it cool and refreshing. No one should ever leave an animal in a locked vehicle in this heat.

-- Posted by Tim Lokey on Tue, Jul 27, 2010, at 12:24 PM

Our cat will scratch at the fridge and cry till I get her ice to play with. It totally baffles her when I put it with her water. (she is fussy wants filtered cold water from fridge dispenser. Boy does she have us trained .....

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Thu, Jul 29, 2010, at 11:37 PM

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-- Posted by dentistonair@gmail.com on Wed, Aug 4, 2010, at 12:00 AM

That is my Twlight cat give him back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He ran away and nevercame back!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by bow on Thu, May 17, 2012, at 3:21 PM


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Lesa Cox has owned a cleaning service and a bookstore; now, she repairs and maintains computers for the elderly and others on a fixed income. She enjoys animals, gardening, books and fixing old cars. She and her husband have one son, who suffers from Asperger's syndrome.