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Antifreeze danger

Winter is coming which means an increase in the use of Antifreeze. Antifreeze often contains ethylene glycol, which is highly toxic to cats and other animals. Less than a teaspoonful can be fatal if ingested. Follow these tips to keep animals safe:
  • Use propylene glycol as opposed to ethylene glycol based antifreeze. Although propylene is still poisonous if ingested by cats, it is not as lethal.
  • Check your driveway and under your car regularly. Any antifreeze leakages must be cleaned up immediately and the materials used carefully discarded. 
  • Always keep antifreeze in clearly labelled, sealed containers when not in use.
If you suspect your pet has ingested antifreeze, contact a Vet immediately!
 
 
 

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