Tip #5 For Keeping Your Home Pet-Safe and Pet Friendly

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, September 17, 2015

Pet Safe Home 5

It’s very important that your pet is living in an environment that is free from health hazards. Gresham Animal Hospital would like to help you take the proper measures needed to make sure your pet is happy and healthy in your home. Read our fifth tip for a happy and healthy pet below: 

Window Screens
Window screens are a must if you leave your window open. Unscreened windows pose a danger to cats, which fall out of open windows so often veterinarians have named the complaint High-Rise Syndrome. Falling can result in broken limbs, punctured lungs and even death. According to the ASPCA, cats may be at a greater risk of injury if they fall from a one or two story building. Shorter distances do not give cats enough time to adjust their posture to fall correctly.

SRC: Read the whole article yourself at www.thenorthernlight.com/2015/09/16/tips-for-keeping-your-home-pet-safe-and-pet-friendly/