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September 30, 2022
Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382
Charleston, S.C. – As a result of a hurricane warning has been issued within the Charleston space, PETA reminds to not depart animals to fend for themselves throughout Hurricane Ian. PETA’s Animal Rescue Staff has discovered drowning and useless animals left exterior throughout storms or deserted throughout evacuations, and these easy ideas may save an animal’s life.
- Preserve all animals indoors with you if you happen to select to not evacuate. By no means depart them tethered, penned, or crated.
- If you happen to evacuate, plan your vacation spot prematurely and don’t depart animals behind or unsupervised in a automobile.
- Be ready: Use safe carriers, leashes, and harnesses. Carry alongside water and meals bowls, a favourite toy, a blanket, a towel, and sufficient meals for per week. Have your animals microchipped, and put safe, legible ID tags on them.
- Look ahead to different animals in hassle. If you happen to see any animals in misery and might’t assist, observe their location and name authorities instantly.
PETA has launched a pure catastrophe–preparedness PSA that includes “Mayhem” actor Dean Winters. It can remind folks to make plans early to make sure the protection of their animal companions earlier than an evacuation. For extra data, please go to PETA.org.