The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is reminding that your family preparedness plans should include your pets as well.  Your disaster preparedness kit should include a three-day supply of food and water for your pet, extra supplies of their medication, copies of their vaccination records, and an extra leash and collar.

IEMA Spokesman Patti Thompson:

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Thompson says your pet's kit should also include a toy and some of their favorite treats to help comfort them during an emergency.

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