Pets with arthritis don’t tend to cry out in pain, leading many people to think that their older pet is “just slowing down” instead of having a medical problem that can be helped. Owners may notice slowness when the pet rises from the floor or a seated position, especially in the morning; being a little cautious on the stairs; a subtle but persistent limp. Cats are even more subtle in their disease symptoms, which may be nothing more than reluctance to jump onto a counter or bed.
Be Prepared Summer Challenge Wk 7- Pets In Disasters
What to include in pet emergency kit. If you need to evacuate, never leave your pets behind. Find a shelter or hotel that takes pets by contacting FEMA. Pet emergency list: vaccination records, ID photo of dog/cat & dog tag so shelters that take pets let you in. Have food, medicines, and lots bottled water. Bring leash & pet carrier. Kitty litter if you have cats. & toys & bed. & First aid kit.