Boy do I know this! I have to Tom cats, Monster and Smoke who live outside, and they have a couple of neighbor cats who love to come and eat and drink at our house! We even had on the 4th of July a mother turkey with her babies come up to sip out of the children's pool! Seriously!...although I had to fish out a poor little frog who might have been too exhausted by the time he discovered the water...so sad...they all need water!!!!
I don't have a pet but I hope that the pet owners are keeping their pets cool.
Good advice! Our daughter's big ole farm dog looked so hot the other day. I felt sorry for him because he has so much fur.
A very timely reminder! If it's hot and miserable outside for us, imagine them wearing fur coats! Another thing people sometimes don't think about, is how hot that road, pavement, or truckbed can be! Yes, the pads on outdoor animals feet are toughed by use, but they still can feel pain and be burned by hot surfaces! If your dog is being skittish about crossing the street with you, he/she may be trying to say OUCH!!
great reminder! Stay cool!
Your pet cannot keep himself cool - he needs your help...important words these...
I JUST HAD TO TURN A VAN IN AT THE STORE POOR LIL DOG WAS BARKING AND ONLY THE BACK WINDOW WAS SMALL CRACKED :( THE STORE MADE AN ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE OWNER OF SUCH & SUCH CAR ATTEND TO YOUR DOG! WHY BRING PETS IN A CAR IN HOT OR EVEN WARM WEATHER?
I have three of my neighbor's yappy little dogs locked in my walk-in freezer even at this very moment. Just tryin to do my part, is all.
He Ann ~~ I'd like a kid sized pool to jump in and cool off too!Animals, especially domestic ones, are at the mercy of us humans for their well existence. We, as humans, are stewards of the earth and all that dwells within.Jim's Six Word Saturday (I have deciede too late that the burrow here needs a break that his ownsers aren't letting him have.)..
Amen! Don't leave them in your car either!
very wise idea and suggestion indeed! betty
I am not sure locking dogs in a walk in freezer is what is needed ... But, yes, keep the animals cool and hydrated. Good message as we all bake ...Andrea
Good reminder in this heat wave!
We recently got a bird bath for our backyard and I've tried to keep it filled - the sun evaporates it very quickly during the day. But we've seen all kinds of birds and even squirrels hanging out in there during these hot days. I also read your post above about seeing that dog in the car. Good for you making sure that dog was taken care of - people are so thoughtless sometimes.
Great tips! They can at least keep the air conditioning running. Thanks for sharing! : )
That's good advice for pets and their owners. Have a great week. Stay cool :)