Make sure you have enough food for you and your pets, and get medications refilled. It’s a good idea to get your pet microchipped in case you get separated. Make sure to register your pet’s microchip. You can register the chip for free via www.freepetchipregistry.com. Gather your pet’s vaccination records in case you need to evacuate to a shelter, and pack a kit for them.
Check your storm drains to make sure they are clear of debris to reduce flooding. Pick up litter in your neighborhood pre-storm so it doesn’t wash down storm drains.
Here are some other storm ready eco tips.
If you're concerned about your water quality for drinking water, you could always purchase a water filter. Brita water filters are recyclable through Terracycle. Details about how to recycle the filters are available online.
Pet-friendly Evacuation Plan
Locate your pet-friendly shelters in the area and make sure you have all the required paperwork like vaccination records. Keep a photo of your pet handy and also a photo of you and your pet to prove ownership.
Check out sites like www.petswelcome.com to locate pet-friendly hotels you can evacuate to. Check out this list from the Humane Society for other resources, including how to make a pet evacuation kit.