Wisdom from a Furry Friend: Savannah, one cool cat

Wisdom from a Furry Friend
Savannah, one cool cat

Hi. My name is Savannah. I am a domestic long haired cat. I have a beautiful long brown and black coat and I have deep green eyes. I am between one and two years old and I am already fixed so I can go home as soon as the adoption is approved. I even have a microchip already so in case I ever get lost I can find my way home. I am very sweet and I sure would love to have someone give me a loving permanent home.
You know, spring is here and you need to make sure everything is in order with your before the days of summer fun arrive. Just like spring cleaning prepares the house for summer, pet owners need to make sure their pets are ready for summer. Pets should be current on their shots and any medications that could help them avoid disease or infection. Be sure to get your dog license too. If your dog gets away from you they can be traced back to you using the license.
Remember to make sure the back yard fence is secure so pets can't escape and predators can't come into the yard. Water should be available every day, all day. Shade is also very important as we can quickly overheat and become sick if we get too much sun. So make sure we have shelter from the elements.
And don't forget the garage! Make sure all cleaning fluids and antifreeze is put away in secure containers. Those types of chemicals can be deadly if consumed by pets or people so make sure everyone is safe in the garage or when you are outside working on your vehicles.
It is a good idea to have your local veterinarian's phone number as well as the number for Animal Poison Control available, (888) 426-4435. Know where the closest emergency vet is located and know their phone number. To poison proof your home, visit the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals website at www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control . There you will find the top ten pet poisons and toxic plants. You can also find the answers to frequently asked questions concerning potential poisoning.
So if it is time for you to add a pet to your household come to the Humane Society of Washington County. While you are here come by and meet me. You may find that I fit in perfectly! Have a safe and wonderful summer.

The Humane Society of Washington County is located at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown www.hswcmd.org. Ph: 301-733-2060. Fax: 301-733-0248.