Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cold Weather and Your Pets - January 23, 2013

I don't know about where you live, but here in southern New Brunswick, Canada, we can get some very cold weather in our Winters. Today we have an extreme wind chill warning, issued from Enviornment Canada.

Wind Chill Warning

Issued at 4:40 AM AST Wednesday 23 January 2013


Extreme wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 41 are forecast for this morning tonight and Thursday morning. This is a warning that extreme wind chill conditions are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.


Very cold Arctic air combined with northwesterly winds will produce wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 41 this morning overnight tonight and Thursday morning.

On days like these, we remember to bundle ourselves and our children up warm, but let's not forget about our pets. They feel the cold too.
These are a few tips from:

Please check them out and be kind to your pets. They are family, too.

Zazu, looking to come in from the cold.

Zazu, all snuggly and warm, in one of her favorite spots in her home.


  1. You are so right, Kathy. These poor creatures are so vulnerable especially in weather like this. Love the pictures of Zazu!

    1. Thanks for you response. I shudder to think how many of these poor creatures are left out in this freezing weather.

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  3. Very true, just because they have fur coats doesn't mean they can stay out in this weather. They are domesticated animals and pets, therefore, they are no longer bred for living outdoors 24/7 & 365 days a year...that ability has been gone for hundreds of years now.

  4. That's so ture, more domesticated. but as long as we know that and take care of them, they'll be fine.


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