10 Ways to Be Kind to Your Pet this Winter

Keep your dog and cat safe, warm and happy when the cold weather hits
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Skip the holiday plants

They’re festive, but some seasonal plants can cause problems for your pets. Poinsettias aren’t as dangerous as some people think, but they can cause tummy upset if your cat or dog decides to take a bite. Holly, hibiscus and amaryllis also may cause vomiting and diarrhea. Mistletoe is very toxic to all pets, and lilies can be deadly to cats. To be safe, go artificial.