Hi kittehz! We have had a wild and wacky weekend. Our public water was deemed unsafe on Friday due to some failure at the treatment plant. Mommy scrambled to action. Daddy scrambled too. (We now have enough water for the apocalypse.)
This got Mommy to thinking. She knew her and Daddy needed water, but so did us kittehz, and everybody else at this multigenerational home. (dogs, ducks and chick-hens included) She wondered if everybody realizes how much water they really need if there's an emergency. We were curious and looked at many sources. A good guideline is a gallon per day for each human and a gallon a day for each woofie or kitteh. Keep 7-10 days worth on hand. That's a bunch of water!
There are many great sites out there for more info on finding water already in your home and storing it safely. http://firstaid.about.com/od/emergencypreparation/qt/07_water_supply.htm
http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4440181_Food_and_Water-English.revised_7-09.pdf These are the two sites that we used.
We hope none of our furriends ever need to use this advice. Luckily, our water was cleared for consumption 24 hrs later. But, we'll never be unprepared again.
Now we're off our soapbox. Have a super easy Sunday furriends. Purrs, ya'll.
Pee Ess - We apologize for our lack of visiting and comments. Our innernets has been on the fritz since the last Thursday. Pffffffft!!!