Got this message from a resident of Paradise Hills, on the city-side
of Lookout Mountain. It would be a good idea to keep your ears open and
your dogs on leash while walking around the neighborhoods. If you’re in the
habit of letting your cats roam, you may want to re-think that practice.
From: John Jarvis [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, 03 August, 2013 4:21 PM
Subject: Fwd: MORE RATTLESNAKES
Deb Carney just called to ask me to email the neighborhood that a LARGE
rattlesnake (just shy of 5 feet long) was on the front porch of the Zarlengo
residence at 21559 Cabrini Boulevard earlier today. Fortunately, they
noticed the snake before they got close enough for the snake to strike, but
it was coiled and ready until they shot the critter.
I have also heard of other rattlers in the area this year so it appears that
this is the year of the snake up here on LOM. Obviously, we all need to take
precautions and control our dogs and other pets. Dogs are the most
vulnerable, as I understand it, with their noses on the ground most of the
Nancy Lynch says the best place to take an animal is the Wheat Ridge Animal
Hospital, 3695 Kipling Street, 303-425-3325. I checked with St Anthony’s and
they do treat snakebites, so for human treatment, Go to St. Anthony’s
Hospital, 11600 W. 2nd Place (2nd and Union) 720-321-0000. They are a Level
1 trauma center.