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Unresponsive, frozen cat saved by caring vets


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 3:44 PM - Fluffy the cat is doing well after she was found injured and buried in snow in Montana last week.

Fluffy was found by her owner in a snowbank while temperatures hovered around -13°C. She was rushed to an animal hospital, "essentially frozen and unresponsive," the clinic said on Facebook.

(RELATED: The snow isn't a snack: Here's how winter weather hurts your pets)

"Her temperature was very low but after many hours she recovered and is now completely normal," the post also says.

"Fluffy is amazing!"

Fluffy's owners plan to keep her indoors from now on, ABC News reports.


PROTECTING YOUR PETS IN COLD WEATHER

  • Don't leave your animal unsupervised in cold weather.
  • Make sure to check the forecast and find out if there's a cold weather alert in your area.
  • Don't leave your pet in a cold vehicle.
  • Observe your pet for any cold-related symptoms.
  • Keep your pet active when they're outside.
Read more tips here.

VIDEO: WHY WALKING YOUR DOG IN THE WINTER IS SO DIFFICULT AND HOW TO COMBAT IT



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