The pet preparedness kit should be assembled in easy-to-carry, waterproof
containers. It should be stored in an easily accessible location away from
areas with temperature extremes. Replace the food, water, and
medications as often as needed to maintain their quality and freshness.
3-day supply of food (dry & canned)
3-day supply of water in plastic gallon jugs with secure lids
No-spill food and water dishes
Cage/carrier (one for each animal, labeled with your contact
Can opener (manual) spoons (for canned food)
Cat/wildlife gloves
Copies of veterinary records and proof of ownership
Emergency contact list
Familiar items to make pets feel comfortable (favorite toys, treats,
Instructions on care and diet (record the diet for each individual
animal, including what not to feed in case of allergies)
Medications - list each animal separately, including dose and
frequency for each medication, (provide veterinary and pharmacy
contact information for refills)
Leash and collar or harness (for each animal)
Muzzles (dog or cat)
Litter, litter pan, litter scoop, or newspaper (bedding, litter)
Trash bags, paper towels
Stakes and tie-outs
Consult your veterinarian for advice on making a first aid kit that is
appropriate for your animals
Emergency Supply Checklist for Pets