It's so important to have a plan in place in case of a fire in your home, but many people forget to include their pet in those plans.
According to the American Red Cross, 500,000 pets are affected annually by fires. Also, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that nearly 1,000 home fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners' pets.
Visit the American Red Cross Pet Fire Safety page to get some great tips on pet proofing your house to prevent fires, as well as a list of things to put together for a disaster supply kit. You never know when these things will come in handy!