Nobody wants to think about becoming ill, incapacitated, or dying, but as responsible cat parents, we owe it to our cats to think ahead and make arrangements for their care in the event of death or any other emergency. Making arrangements before they’re needed means peace of mind not just for you, but for family and friends who may not know what to.
Choose a caregiver and discuss expectations
Find one or two responsible friends or relatives who will agree to take care of your cat if something unexpected happens to you. Your trusted cat sitter may also be an option, if she is willing to take on the responsibility. Ideally, these will be people who know your cat, and who your cat is familiar with. Provide them with keys to your home, make sure they know your cat’s basic routine when it comes to feeding and care, and that they have your veterinarian’s contact information.
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