Unlike humans, animals don’t have the luxury of curling up with a good book next to the fireplace on a cold, rainy or snowy day. Although many animals are blessed with fur coats and other natural features that protect them from the elements, it doesn’t mean they enjoy being wet or cold any more than you do.
Who hasn’t, at one time or another, discovered a cat sleeping underneath a car on a chilly or stormy day, taking advantage of the heat of the engine as well as the shelter it provides? And you may have owned or observed a pet that is absolutely terrified by the sound of thunder!
Pets and Natural Disasters
As we have seen most recently with Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, such as hurricanes or tornadoes, can affect an animal’s behavior. Many animal owners have reported erratic behavior exhibited by their pets or … Read More