The capital city hall appeals to the inhabitants of Warsaw to remember about free-living animals on autumn and winter days. It is not only about feeding the birds, but also about giving the cats access to the cellars.
In a press release, officials encourage property managers and administrators and all Varsovians to facilitate access to cellars for pets. “In the fall and winter, the basement rooms are a safe and warm shelter for free-living cats in the capital” – they argue.
As the town hall reminds, birds only need feeding during frosts, when there are no insects and plant fruits. The feed should be clean and dry, and the feeders should be cleaned of any remaining food residues on a regular basis. Birds can be fed with cereals, for example, and – in the case of swans and ducks – raw or cooked, finely chopped vegetables. On the other hand, bread, scraps of cold meats, pasta, crisps and other processed food are harmful to animals.
Nutrition can be started with the arrival of negative temperatures or snow.
Autumn and winter are also a more difficult period for pets in shelters. The “Winter on Paluchu” campaign, organized jointly by Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Oczyszczania and Shelter on Paluchu, continues until November 30th. As part of the initiative for the charges of the facility, blankets, feather-free duvets, sheets, towels, carpets, carpets, gray newspapers and toys are collected. Items can be put into specially sealed containers set up by the MPO at the entrances to the company’s buildings.
The decision to adopt one of the pets will certainly be an invaluable help for the animals from the shelter.
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