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7 Reasons to Bug Out in the First Wave

One of the more challenging decisions you may be faced with is when to bug out. A lot of us who consider ourselves seasoned preppers with a good number of survival skills might be tempted to wait until the last minute because we’re not convinced the situation is so dire that we couldn’t survive. Also, admit it, we don’t want to look foolish in front of our friends and neighbors if the crisis turns out to be a big, fat nothingburger.

However, if any of the following scenarios are a part of your life, it would be prudent to be in that first wave of people heading out of town.…

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What Happens to Your Pets After TEOTWAWKI?

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You don’t want you dog to end up looking like this.

This post today is on a subject that is hard for many people to face. We are a nation that loves our pets mostly, cats and dogs. Huge amounts of money are spent on them and the vast majority of them are not working animals. By working I mean cats that hunt for their food, hunting dogs, herd dogs, guard dogs etc.  The rest are merely companions, and I know this is very important to some people. So what arrangements have you made for your pets?

I suspect that a good many people will just turn them loose, when food is short.…

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Feral Cats and Dogs, Household Pets Gone Wild

feral catsIn the area in which I live, we often see feral cats and occasionally a wild dog.  Dogs seem to draw more attention and in today’s world  are normally rounded up and taken to the pound.  Cats on the other hand seem to thrive and multiply.  After TEOTWAWKI, feral domestic animals can pose a real problem.  Many people will just turn them loose to fend for themselves.

Dogs are a problem for the obvious reason.  They can be large, threatening and hunt in packs.  In some areas, they are already a problem.  See the previous posts I have written on this subject. …

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