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How to keep cat safe for the holidays

How to keep cat safe for the holidays

Lifestyle, Travel
The holidays are the busiest travel times of the year. More people are bringing their furry loved ones along on their holiday trips. If you are one of the many people who travel with cats are you doing everything you can to keep them safe? When driving do not let the cat roam free in the car. If traveling a long distance obtain a carrier large enough for a small litter box and have bowls for food and water that can be atttached to the carrier. If a car accident occurs while Fluffy is running around the car your kitty can easily go flying through the windshield of your vehicle. When doors get opened there is nothing to prevent him or her from jumping out and running away. Many people state they let their cat free roam in the car because the cat cries when traveling. If the cat gets v...
Safety checklist – best whitewater kayak for beginners

Safety checklist – best whitewater kayak for beginners

Lifestyle
Best whitewater kayak for beginners - Working together under a grant provided by the Wallop-Breaux Aquatic Resources Trust, the American Canoe Association and United States Coast Guard have developed a safety checklist for best whitewater kayak for beginners. The Aquatic Resources Trust Fund was established under Sport Fish Restoration Act to collect taxes on sporting good, fishing gear and motorboat fuel. About $450 million is passed on to the states for fish habitat restoration, facility construction, and educational program for anglers and boaters. Checklist in best whitewater kayak for beginners File a float plan - File a float plan as part of your routine River Trip Planning. File it with someone you trust will call if you are late. Wear a lifejacket and keep it snug - W...
Safe boating tips to follow while going for kayaking

Safe boating tips to follow while going for kayaking

Sports
With kayaking sports now the most popular participatory outdoor activity among Americans (even more than softball) bringing increasing numbers of paddlers to the Elkhorn, a coalition of organizations saw the need to alert those un-familiar with this popular whitewater stream to a safer way to enjoy its many and varied wonders. While recognizing that the natural environment poses risks for the boating public, the purpose of this is to describe some of these risks and how to better manage them. Water levels Always keep in mind that the gauge on the US 460 Bridge pylon is color-coded: red covers levels above 3 feet (means do not paddle unless an expert paddler. as the dam life-threatening), yellow covers 1.5 - 3 feet (means that your skills need to be intermediate or expert with no ...