The 4th of July is on the way, and that means backyard barbecues, fireworks, and party guests dressed in red, white, and blue. Unfortunately, it also means dangers for our cats that we need to watch out for.
July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters because so many pets bolt in fear on the holiday and get lost. The next day, shelters are full of animals who unable to find their own way home.
How can we keep our pets safe and healthy on the 4th of July? As responsible pet parents, we must educate ourselves on the holiday’s hazards and proactively prepare to protect our pets from the dangers.
Here are five July 4th holiday pet safety tips to help you keep your cat safe.
Keep all of these tips in mind, and you and your cat can have a safe, healthy, and fun 4th of July.
How do you help your kitty stay calm when there are fireworks outside? Do you have any more tips to keep cats safe on Independence Day? Let us know in the comments below!
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The team at Dogtime has been keeping tails wagging since 2008. Dogtime’s mission is to keep pets out of shelters and get them adopted to good homes by providing novice and experienced owners alike with the important information needed to make them, and their pets, very happy and healthy.