Ensure Safety of Pets During Hurricane | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Taking your pets along is the most important thing individuals or families can do for their animals during a hurricane evacuation. Pets left behind can be injured, lost or killed during a storm, or in its aftermath. Pet owners should include their animals in their Family Hurricane Planning, before a storm threatens. “Sometimes the family pet can be overlooked until the final moments before you and your family are about to evacuate,” states Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Director Kurt Schwartz. “Take the time now to develop a plan and assemble your pet’s Disaster Kit to ensure your animal’s safety and care if you are asked to evacuate.” read more...