ATTENTION: Animal Advocates & Rescue Groups
This is a hard one, and I truly apologize if you are offended or this upsets you in anyway shape or form. This information is inspired by conversations with the many veterinarians I work with across the state and the increase in emergency visits with sick pets. I realize I'm taking a chance on upsetting some very good and decent people, but the message is too important to ignore.
If you are an animal advocate, if you are opposed to animal testing, if you are a vegan and you smoke or "vape" or have drugs around your home, please see below facts.
FACT: Veterinarians are seeing more animals with cancer than ever before in homes where smoking is permitted. This also includes owners who smoke in the car, this means transporting rescues/fosters. SECOND-HAND SMOKE
FACT: The packets and flavors sold with vaping has sent countless numbers of cats to the vet with potentially fatal situations.
FACT: Dogs & Cats and even reported cases of ferrets, bunnies and other domesticated pets have been brought to the vet with illness due to ingestion of marijuana and opioids found in homes. In some cases cats have been brought to their vets office after eating "pot" brownies. This could potentially be fatal.
If you want to continue smoking please do it away from your animals and not in closed spaces, homes or cars. This isn't from the government or anyone telling you what to do, this is a case of practice what you preach if you are truly an animal advocate.