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13 Tips to Improve Your Noise Discipline

Tips Improve Noise DisciplineNoise discipline is the practice of minimizing ones noise signature so that it does not compromise your intended purpose. For a prepper, this can vary from trying to avoid attracting attention while bugging in to maintaining silence while traveling on foot.

Have you ever been outside in your yard when there is a power outage? Did you notice just how quiet everything is? You still have the sounds of the birds and the wind blowing through the trees, but many of the sounds we have been used to hearing are gone. Now imagine no motors or engines of any kind. You will be surprised at how far sound carries and you will notice sounds you normally never hear.…

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The Problems of Feral Dogs in a Major Disaster

In any kind of a large-scale emergency, whether financial, EMP or some something else that causes large scale disruptions, a lot of people will turn their pets lose.  Now I know that many of you will suggest that they should eat them and I am with you.  However many of the animal loving liberals will turn their pets lose because they won’t have the heart to kill them.  In addition it there are wide spread deaths many animals will escape.

Now most animals don’t present too much of a problem, except maybe around zoos or exotic animal farms, but dogs can easily go feral.  …

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Taking Care of Pets During an Emergency

Having been associated with both fire and law enforcement I know how hard it is for people to evacuate their homes and leave their pets.  Having owned dogs I know how attached you can become to them.  During Katrina, people  sitting on their roof in a flooded area would refuse to get in the rescue boat if their pets couldn’t come.  A big unruly dog and a cat in the same boat was a problem.

Now I am not suggesting that you not have pets or abandon them.  Instead, let’s talk about how to take care of them.

If you have to evacuate by vehicle either for a short-term emergency (fire, flood, etc) or for the long term a few items will make your life easier.…

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