Who Will Care for Your Pet If You Die First?

We know we should make plans for what happens to our property when we die, but have you considered who will care for your pets if they outlive you? Without thoughtful planning, our beloved pets can be forgotten in the confusion that accompanies the owner’s long-term hospitalization, a move to a nursing home, or the owner’s death. The best-case scenario may be having a neighbor feed and walk the animal until other plans can be made. The worst-case scenario is that a pet is shuffled off to a high-kill shelter. [Read more…]