Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Warning over cat antifreeze threat

The RSPCA is urging the public to be aware of the dangers posed to cats by antifreeze. Hundreds of cases of antifreeze poisoning have been reported to the society in the last few years. Now the RSPCA is appealing to the public to take extra care when using the product after five cats died in Norwich on December 30.

Dr Kerry Westwood, RSPCA scientific officer for companion animals, said: "Many of us are not aware of just how toxic antifreeze is so it's really important that we all take care when using, storing and disposing of it. It could save an animal from an incredibly painful death."

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