If you are a pet owner your disaster/emergency plan must include your pets. Being prepared can save their lives.
If you must evacuate your home, always take your pets with you. But remember pets may not be allowed in public emergency shelters.
AVMA Disaster Preparedness
from the American Veterinary Medical Association - check out their brochure titled "Saving the Whole Family©"
from the American National Red Cross - how to prepare
Pets and Disasters
from FEMA - what to do befure, during, and after a disaster