Disaster Care for Cats
Your cats will need supplies too
Choose the brand your cat is used to.
Select small cans of moist food because of difficulty in storing open cans.
Plastic lid for opened cans & ice chest for storage.
Store a supply for at least one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Food dish and fork or spoon.
Store enough for one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Store in dark or shaded area in sealed plastic container.
Non-spillable water dish.
Small container of bleach to purify water if necessary.
Have at least one week’s supply of scoopable litter in plastic bag.
Small plastic litter box and scoop.
A supply of small plastic bags for disposing of litter.
If cat is on prescription medication, keep a 2 week reserve in disaster kit with directions for administering. Include hairball medicine.
Check expiration date of medication and keep current.
Include a record of cat’s vaccinations in the kit.
Have a recent photo of your cat(s) in case your pet is lost.
Include yourself in photo to prove ownership.
Have a crate for each of your cats with room for water dish & litter box.
Be sure the crate has ample ventilation and a secure locking device.
Write a release for emergency vet care with name and phone number of your veterinarian. Attach to crate.
G. Collar or harness plus tag
Include your name, address, and phone number on tag for each cat.
H. Micro-chip your pet
It is the best way to find a lost animal - It is very important to keep your information (name and number) up to date.