As of today, Sunday, Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to Tropical Storm status.
A flash flood emergency was in effect for parts of the Houston area. National Weather Service and local officials are advising Houston-area residents to avoid traveling.
- Bring all furniture and outdoor items inside.
- Secure grills and larger outdoor items.
- Be sure to have a recent tetanus shot.
- Fill bathtubs, sinks and plastic bottles with clean water before hand.
- Know where your main gas and power shut offs are in your home.
- Know how to turn off utilities in your home.
- Be aware of local emergency shelter locations.
It is recommended to have a two-week supply of pet food per pet. That is easy to do if you feed your animals kibble and/or canned food. Kibble can be kept in plastic containers to stay fresh and dry. But what if, like me, you feed a fresh raw diet?
- Water – Bottles that contain fresh water. Ideally, you should have a gallon per person, per day (including pets)
- Stock a variety of fresh raw pet foods in freezer. Don’t overstock in case of power outage.
- Stock pantry with canned Sardines — great treat
- Stock and store freeze dried raw foods and treats such as
IN A DISASTER NEVER LEAVE YOUR PETS BEHIND
My name MooMooXieXie means thank you and is a reminder of how very grateful I am to all the people who helped save my life.