For today's art, we got ourselves into the proper winter mood.
This piece will probably end up as our winter blog header, at least for a while. We hope this scene isn't too chilly!
Snow or no snow, November or not, we're wishing all of our furiends out there warm winter wishes!
***We're going to stop usual programming for just a brief PSA. We mentioned a couple weeks ago that this human's mom is partaking in a fundraiser to raise donations for one of our favorite, beloved animal rescues, Hospice Hearts.
Hospice Hearts works to find homes for those animals left as orphans when their owners become critically or terminally ill, enter nursing homes, or find themselves in other similar situations. Many of their intakes are senior and/or special needs animals themselves, which means more than average vet visits and therefore elevated costs. Hospice Hearts has had a slew of intakes that has left them nearly depleted in funds, which is why supporters like my mom are trying to help raise funds for their cause.
To read the original post about this fundraiser, please click here. This fundraiser will be closing tomorrow, so if you are able or interested in donating even a small amount, please do so here.
And, just as before, anyone who donates, no matter how big or small the amount, will receive their choice of an art bookmark, magnet, or ornament from me as a token of gratitude!
Again, though, please feel no pressure to donate. I never want to bully anyone into feeling as if they have to do so. Even purrs and prayers can help rescue groups like Hospice Hearts!
Happy Caturday to all of our furiends!
Our Tip of the Day:
As cold, winter weather approaches, please keep in mind your furbaby's health and safety when out in frigid temperatures. Although most of our furbabies indeed have natural coats that better equip them to insulation than us in winter weather, these coats of theirs are not perfect. Animals with little or no fur are of course more susceptible to losing heat when out in the winter weather, as are those that are especially young, senior, or thin or combating any number of ailments. Also keep in mind that no matter the type of animal or amount of fur, when out in frigid temperatures, there are certain parts of the body that might very well be more susceptible to the danger of frostbite. These include the nose, ears, and paws, which should be closely monitored when an animal is outside in cold weather for any extended period of time. Signs of frostbite include discoloration or paleness of the affected area, as well as coldness or hardness of the skin to the touch. If you have any concern at all that your furbaby might be suffering from frostbite, get the animal to a warm location and seek veterinary assistance.