September 21st, 2015
Do you remember the winter of 1997? It was marked by a record breaking El Nino event. Severe weather resulted in flooding in California and in the Southeast, an ice storm in the northeast and tornadoes in Florida.
Wherever you live you, you and your family could be affected by a natural disaster. Are you all prepared – pets included? Planning ahead is the key to keeping you and your entire family safe.
Resources are available to you to help you to create your own disaster plan. Visit RedRovers page for more information: https://redrover.org/DisasterTips
Make sure to include all of the animals that you are responsible for in your plan, including outdoor cats, horses and farm animals.
But what happens if you do become separated from your pet? Here are some steps that you can take:
Even the most prepared people can become separated from their pets during a disaster. Follow the above tips, and you’ll give your family and your pet the best chance of reunification.