The RSPCA is issue advice for people to help look after their animals in cold weather.
If you live in an area at risk of flooding,
The RSPCA is part of Defra’s National Flood Response Team and has about 100 officers trained and equipped to deal with flood-stricken animals and a fleet of 35 inflatable boats.
The RSPCA says, "Never put your own life in danger to attempt an animal rescue - you can stay informed by calling floodline on 0845 988 1188. Remember - if you see an animal outside in the cold that looks like it is suffering, take a note of the location, the time and date and call the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999."
Prepare packs for your animals with everything you need for them for two or three days, including any medication they take.