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Call for Photos: 2025 Calendar

We're looking for your cutest animal photos for the Get Ready Calendar photo contest!

This year's theme is "Get Ready, Rest Easy" — think impossibly tiny kittens, sleepy puppy eyes, snuggly lovebirds or your pet lizard all curled up for naptime.

Submit photos by Sunday, July 14!

6 Ways You Can Help Out During a Drought

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Do you know how to prepare for summer storms? How to help out during a drought? How to stay safe during a wildfire?

Our infographics share tips for staying safe from measles, flood and more.

Check out our great infographics on flu, preparedness and hand-washing, too!

Chanseys are rare but disasters aren't so you better prepare!

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