Biscuit Says….Halloween Safety Tips

Biscuit is a talkative but shy cat. He loves to play with his laser and chase cat toys. He loves people watching in Media from his window too!

Biscuit loves when people stop by for Halloween but wants to remind pet owners of the hazards that come with this fun festive holiday.

Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky. The ASPCA recommends taking these simple, common sense precautions to keep your pet happy and healthy all the way to November 1.

  • Stash the treats. Several popular Halloween treats are toxic to pets. 
  • Watch the decorations and keep wires out of reach. While a carved jack-o-lantern certainly is festive, pets can easily knock over a lit pumpkin and start a fire.
  • Be careful with costumes. For some pets, wearing a costume may cause undue stress.
  • Keep pets calm and easily identifiable. Halloween brings a flurry of activity with visitors arriving at the door, and too many strangers can often be scary and stressful for pets. While opening the door for guests, be sure that your dog or cat doesn’t dart outside. And always make sure your pet it wearing proper identification

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