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Be sure all the window and door screens are not torn and are secure. The safest place for cats is to be kept indoors.
Keep any plastic bags out of their reach in addition to house plants that could be poison. Keep a lid on your garbage cans and the toilet for their safety.
If your pets go outdoors be sure they are micro-chipped with an ID# in case your pet is lost. Have all vaccinations current and their treatment for ticks and fleas.
Beware of electrical cords as your pets can get burned or shocked if they chew on them.
Keep your washer and dryer lids closed.
" Overweight pets are at risk for: breathing problems, osteoarthritis and poor joints, heart and respiratory disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and cancer". The immune system is affected by cats who are overweight . The metabolism in dogs who are overweight is slow.
A recent survey shows that over 50 percent of America's pets are overweight or obese. Pet owners can overfeed their pets by as much as 25% a day.
What can help? A healthy diet, portion control, treat control, daily walks and exercise. (I don't mean just a potty walk!)
The end result? Healthier, happier pets with a longer life.
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area