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Prepping with Pets – Evacuating with Animals
When you consider preparing for pets I think there should be some very strict guidelines as far as when pets are priority and when you have to move on. Depending on the pet, its mobility and ability to be effective in your group these considerations have to be made. If you are forced out of your home and into a terrifying, collapsed world it may be in your best interest to leave your parakeet behind. Animals have innate survival instincts and some will fair better without your help.
This is a great article that covers several different options and ways of looking at the whole pet issue. It covers both short and long term disasters as well as various other situations. There is a great section on evacuation with pets as well. If you have made a commitment to these animals and want to what’s right by them you should plan to evacuate and take them to a safe bugout location. They are family in most cases.