Life is as fickle as the weather. It is unpredictable and we never know what will happen next. Have you ever thought of what would happen to your kitty if something should happen to you? When you get sick and would need to be hospitalized, you have doctors and nurses to take care of you, but what about your kitty? Is someone watching over them to make sure that they have something to eat? Each year, there are a lot of people that gets sick or even die, leaving millions of pets at home without anyone taking good care of them.
But you can help ensure that this does not happen to your kitty. You can have your pet looked after by including him or her in your will, power of attorney documents, and by ordering a free pet emergency card.\
Pet Emergency Card
In times where you are not able to get back home because of an emergency, the pet emergency card can be easily seen in your wallet, alerting your responders that you have a valued pet at home waiting for you that needs to be taken care of. The back of the card lets you write the name of your pet and who to contact for care as well.
You can order a pet emergency card by sending an email to [email protected].
Power of Attorney and Guardian
If something unexpected happens, your Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship documents can be of big use for your kitty.
Your attorney can decide on the money that needs to be invested for the care of your kitty and he or she is also allowed to enter your house to check on your feline friend in times that you are not able to do so.
The enduring guardian, or the person designated on your will to look after your kitty will be able to make decisions on the services and accommodation that your kitty will need when your presence is not available.
If we get the chance before we die, most of us would take the time to think about the things that we leave behind on earth and to whom we should leave it to. Your kitty should not be an exception to this. You can ensure that someone is looking after your feline companion through your will. You can state specifically as to who will take care of your cat when you pass, leave some money for your kitty as well, or you can donate some money to an animal charity with a request to look after your kitty. It’s all about setting up a trust for your kitty’s care.
When you set up a trust for your kitty, think about these points;
- A dependable trustee who will uphold the terms of the trust
- A reliable caretaker or guardian that can look after your kitty
- Written details about your kitty and veterinary documents as records for the one to care for your kitty to know about your kitty’s history.
- Leaving funds for the trust to ensure that your kitty is taken care of for the rest of its lifetime.
Never forget about your kitty or pets in general, because even if you are no longer with them, they most certainly will not forget about you. Take the time to make the necessary arrangements to ensure your kitty’s lifetime.