Be sure to check the expiration dates. The food doesn't go bad the day after expiration. You don't want to buy so much food at one time. Buy a new bag of food every four to six weeks. Place the bag directly into the pet food container the bag is designed to help keep the food fresh. Also, roll the bag tightly and put a bag clip on it. Store in a cool and dry location. The same applies to treats.
Always keep the original bag in the event the food gets recalled.
Throw away any foods that appear spoiled or contaminated. Throw away any bulging cans or foods that look or smell. Pick up any uneaten portions of wet food after four hours. Dry food shouldn't be out in the bowl for more than 24 hours.
Wash bowls once a week.
Make plans ahead of time for your pet.
If you must evacuate your pet should go with you.
Keep your pet inside during a hurricane.
Have a picture of your pet with you at all times.
Collar with up-to-date tags.
Microchip your pet in the event it gets lost.
Have two weeks' worth of pet food in a sealed container, bring canned food and a can opener, bottled water, and bowls.
Bring a carrier with your pet's name, breed, sex, age current address.
Bring more the one leash.
Bring pee pads.
Bring two weeks' of medication in a plastic container, including heartworm and flea/tick preventatives.
Bring pets bedding, toys, and treats.
Bring a pet first aid kit in case your pet gets injured. Include styptic powder to stop bleeding. Tweezers, small blunt-end scissors, medical adhesive, tape gauze antiseptic wipes, antibiotic ointment, a digital thermometer, an oral syringe, clean cloths, disposable gloves, and a muzzle.
Bring vaccination records and medical documents of your pet.
Fear is the number one cause of feline aggression understanding that and responding appropriately will help the cat. Cats are both predators and prey, and people are often perceived as the predator.
It's important to understand and learn how to read body language and approach the cat on his own terms. Do not attempt to touch or approach them. Cats often calm down after a couple of hours of the incident always be cautious. Aggression is a consequence of an emotional state.
Cats use different body postures to communicate their emotions. When observing your cat, try to get an idea of its usual attitude when alone and in contact with other animals, including people. As cats become more anxious about their surroundings, they will try to avoid contact with threats. They may change very quickly depending on the seriousness of the threat. Cat body language chart.
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