Remember To Knock On The Hood Of Your Car During The Winter To Check For Sleeping Cats

During wintertime, many outdoor or stray cats like to shield themselves from the cold by curling up under the hoods of cars. They are attracted to the residual heat coming off our cars’ engines.

Of course, they have no idea just how dangerous this is for them, as someone might start their car being completely unaware that there is a cat hiding underneath their car’s hood.

Photo: Youtube Screenshot / 日産自動車株式会社

Since it is next to impossible to explain this danger to cats, it is up to us humans to make sure that we check our cars before starting the engines to make sure there are no kitties hiding out.

Photo: Youtube Screenshot / 日産自動車株式会社

Not everyone is aware that simply knocking on your car hood can end up saving a cat’s life. That is why Nissan released the adorable yet highly important video which employs precious kittens to help drivers remember the importance of giving their hood a good tap before starting the car.

Photo: Youtube Screenshot / 日産自動車株式会社

Watch the video below and share it with your friends and family to make them aware of the importance.

Additional Resources:

  • How Cold Is Too Cold For Dogs?
  • Pro Tips For Training Your Dog To Wear Winter Boots.
  • 6 Ways To Keep Dogs & Cats Safe In Sub-Zero Conditions
  • Protect Your Pets With These Winter Safety Tips
  • 7 Simple Steps That Will Help You Save Stray Animals’ Lives This Winter
  • Help Strays Survive Winter With This Easy DIY Cat Shelter
  • Winter Games to Play with Your Dog to Beat the Seasonal Blues
  • Winter is Coyote Mating Season – How to Protect Your Pets
  • Meet Van Gogh, the Artistic Dog Who Amazingly Paints with His Tongue: Click “Next” below!

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