Yikes!!! Somehow in Texas it managed to snow an entire foot where my boyfriend lives, and since Texas can't handle snow, the power went out! It was out all night which was very scary, Nathan stayed up a lot of the night taking care of his babies--holding them inside a shirt he had been wearing that was warm, etc. Maru was the easiest to keep warm, she just wraps herself in a warm spot and doesn't move until she's sucked the heat out of that area, lol! The first scary thing is they don't have a fire place and the hot water wasn't working last night! The next scary thing is his parents forgot about THEIR reptile and the poor iguana was very cold! Thankfully nathan went down to check if they had a good way of heating her that he could apply to his own reptiles and he found her all cold by herself! Poor girl, so he took her up with him and took care of them all. Thankfully now this morning they realized 'woops' and are all helping! The power still isn't back, but hot water is working which is making life SO much easier! They are trying to clear snow out of the road so they can get out-My parents offered their house to take the reptiles in which is nice! If they can't drive that far, they'll drive far enough to find some of those hand warmer heater things! It's amazing, I never thought we'd experience weather this cold in Texas, so we never had super planned on warming the reptiles! Sure we had little things, but never thought once we'd have to stock up on hand warmers...it's Texas! It's hot..usually! But after this we are so in shock and can't imagine how difficult it must be for people housing reptiles in cold states! AND we are so thankful to this website! When he called I actually was looking at a thread about protecting animals from the cold in a power outage! Who knows what would have happened if we didn't already have the knowledge of what to do! Thanks you guys! Right now, we're putting together an emergency pack for the animals(including a battery powered night light for the bird, poor bella almost died of fright last night!) so we'll be better prepared from now on!