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Austin Pets Alive! | URGENT HEAT HELP

Jun 10, 2022

The climate is forecasted to be brutally scorching this weekend, beginning at 100 levels in the present day and going as much as 104 tomorrow. Regardless that the warmth is dangerous sufficient, we all know that this might get a lot worse if there are any energy outages. The extra we do TODAY, the extra possible we’re to remain on prime of any catastrophic adjustments which will come up with out warning. You may assist us get the assets we have to keep forward of the hazard by giving NOW.

By making a present in the present day, you instantly assist us hold animals secure. However there are a number of extra methods you may assist. Similar to with Winter Storm Uri, we all know we have now to sort out this emergency with a three-prong method.

1. The pets in our care: A very powerful factor we want in the present day is to maneuver as many canines as attainable to foster houses the place they’ll get out of the lethal warmth. Regardless of the work that has gone into enhancing our services with extra shade and misters, this climate remains to be extraordinarily harmful for our most susceptible canines.

We’d like fosters and adopters to indicate up from 12-6 p.m. and assist by taking residence a canine whereas we get by means of this triple-digit warmth wave.

2. The pets in our group: Triple-digit warmth waves like this could kill pets a lot quicker than folks. It can save you animals NOW by posting on NextDoor asking neighbors to place water out for wildlife and group cats. In case you can, provide to assist a neighbor who has an out of doors canine with shade, ice, a number of water and even followers, and ask of us to maintain pets indoors from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. every day to keep away from unintentional heatstroke. Our Constructive Options to Shelter Give up (P.A.S.S.) Program ([email protected]) can be standing by to attach folks to scorching climate provides and recommendation.

We have now put up indicators alongside the paths round City Lake warning of warmth stroke in canines and we have now despatched press releases to the media nearly day by day this week. We’d like your assist persevering with to unfold the phrase that this 100+ diploma climate will kill.

3. The pets in Texas: Austin could be very lucky to have a lot love for pets in want, as many communities do not need the identical assets. Our American Pets Alive! crew repeatedly helps shelters in these communities deal with sicknesses and get extra pets adopted as an alternative of euthanized. Proper now, these communities have requested for help in protecting pets cool. We’re making ready massive transports of provides to those shelters tomorrow and thru the weekend to incorporate followers, misters, and kongs that may be frozen.

You may assist us help these communities in Texas with the provides they should hold shelter pets secure by making a present NOW.

Thanks for supporting pets throughout this climate emergency. We all know how essential the lives of companion animals are to you and we’re so grateful to your teamwork to ensure pets are secure.

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