Antifreeze presents deadly risks to pets and just the smallest amount can cause kidneys to fail and lead to the untimely demise of our feline friends. Accidental poisonings happen, especially at this time of year when the temperatures drop. Spills, leaks and failure to store the antifreeze properly all lead to a large amount of pet deaths in the UK. There have also been several cases of pet poisoning with antifreeze in the media, something that is of concern to us all.
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You can help keep your pets safe from accidental antifreeze poisoning using the following tips:
- Check your car for leaking water coolant and fix any leaks as soon as possible.
- Clean up any spills and leaks as soon as they happen, never risk leave it for later. Even the tiniest spills can tempt a pet so clean it up immediately.
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