Hopefully you will never need it, but if you experience a disaster you will be thankful to be prepared with a pet evacuation kit. It is a great idea to store your supplies in an easy-to-carry, waterproof container near an exit. The following tips and resources can be found with helpful links by clicking here.
Click this link for a handy brochure: First Aid Brochure
Pet Evacuation Kit
- 3-7 days worth of dry & canned food. If it’s not pop-top cans, be sure to include a can opener. Remember to rotate this out to avoid outdated product.
- 2 weeks supply of your pet’s medication. Also, remember to rotate to avoid expired product.
- Lots of water. Gallon jugs are great.
- Water & food dishes.
- Flea/tick/heartworm preventatives.
- Latex gloves
- Poop bags
- Cats need a litter box & scoop. Easily make one with a shirt box, lined with a plastic bag filled with litter.
- Extra plastic bags.
- Paper towels
- ID papers including proof of ownership
- Veterinary records
- Photo of pet
- Emergency contact list
- Extra collar with ID tag already on it
- Large kennel- If you have to spend time at a shelter, your pet will have to spend lots of time in their kennel. Make sure they can stand in it, and cats need room for their litter box. Make sure to securely label the kennel with your contact info.