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Old August 26th, 2022, 08:28 AM
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Sadly, there's just no way you can keep an outdoor cat safe without confining it. Some animals are naturally cautious about roads, or get frightened by traffic and learn to avoid it, but there will always be the chance that they'll be hit. The only way to be 100% sure they don't is to bring them indoors.

Why would animals be close to the road? Sometimes they're trying to cross it; sometimes they're using the shoulder as an easier place to walk going from one area to another; if they're being chased by predators, they may dart out without checking for traffic; sometimes they're attracted by the carcasses of other animals that were hit by cars. Sadly, there are lots of reasons for them to wander into danger.
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