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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,06:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Snowball is Looking for the Purr-fect Snuggling Companion

Pets & Animal, Community, Charity & Cause

Meet Snowball, an adult male cat who is incredibly friendly, and even gets along well with other cats and dogs!

June is Adopt a Cat Month, and to get ready, we have found the first purr-fect candidate to be your new best buddy at Last Chance Animal Rescue.

Those who say they do not like cats because they are cold or standoffish have never met a cat like Snowball.  Snowball is an all-white adult male domestic short haired cat with big beautiful green eyes, and he adores people.  His foster parent calls him a “total purr machine,” and says that he loves to cuddle up and enjoys just sitting with you and enjoying your company.  He does not scratch at all, and he is super low maintenance which makes him a good fit for many different households.

In Snowball’s current foster home, he lives with other cats and dogs, which he gets along well with, as seen in the picture in the gallery.  He surely is an all-around friendly cat!

This cuddle bug is neutered, litter trained, and up to date on all of his routine shots.  He is also feline leukemia and feline HIV negative.

Last Chance Animal Rescue is a volunteer-based not-for-profit organization located out of Southampton which rescues animals from “kill” facilities – many of which are rural shelters in southern states – and underwrites the costs of relocating them to “no-kill” facilities and foster homes with the goal of adopting them into a forever family.  For information about adoption, fostering animals, or volunteering with LCAR, click here.

Click Here for More Info on Adopting Snowball!

Be Sure to Check Back Each Thursday for Our Newest Adoptable Pet of the Week!

Work with a Shelter? Interested in Featuring a Furry Friend? Email Us for More Info!

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