Winter time can be a season of fun filled holiday events with family and friends, but it can also bring perilous times for cats. Whether indoor or outdoor pets, the cold of wintertime and the additional activities put your kitty at a heightened risk for harm or sickness. With the holidays landing in the middle of the winter months, activity in your home may increase and your schedule may be full to the brim. It’s important to remember that your cat depends on you to be mindful of his needs, because he cannot care for himself and he may innocently get into trouble if you haven’t made the winter preparations that will protect him from accidental harm. Here are 20 essential winter safety tips for your cats, to help keep them safe and warm when the weather outside is frightful.