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Police in Jasper, Ind., rescued a dog who was found frozen to the ground in its own backyard on Tuesday, WFIE reported. Charges are being filed against the dog's owners. Peanut was found frozen to the ground outside in sub-zero conditions, but is expected to make a full recovery. Credit: Facebook/Dubois County Humane Society Sheriff's deputies investigated the address after receiving an anonymous tip that dogs were being left outside on the property, in temperatures reaching as cold as 4 degrees below zero. The deputies found Peanut, a Sheltie mix, with his stomach, feet and tail all frozen to feces on the ground inside his dog house. They poured warm water over Peanut to free him. Anoth...

Generally, I endorse keeping pet cats indoors. However, for various reasons, living inside is not always an option. This is the case with most community cats. The majority of these cats are quite feral and moving them indoors is typically not a practical option. There may be other unique situations where a cat must spend at least part of the time outdoors as well. During inclement weather conditions, these cats face dangers that are not present during warmer months. Credit: Thinkstock Even if you are not responsible for the care of any of the many cats that do live outside, your actions may still pose a threat to them. Taking precautions to lessen these dangers could save a feline life. A...

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