Gallery: 7 Tips to Keep Your Cat Safe on Independence Day Share this Article: Print Tags: Cats, Holidays, Microchip, Summer Pet Safety 1. If You Like Her, Put a Tag on HerBe sure your cat is wearing an up-to-date and visible ID tag on her collar at all times. Also, check that her microchip has your current information. Haven’t microchipped your cat? Learn more about microchips. (Photo: Thinkstock) 2. Snap a PhotoTake a current photo of your cat before the party, just in case. Need help getting a clear photo? Our tips for photographing adoptable cats work just as well for adopted kitties. (Photo: Thinkstock) 3. Play Before You PartyGive your cat a good play session before people come over for any celebrations. (Photo: Thinkstock) 4. Recruit HelpAsk guests to keep an eye out for your cat during the party, to be sure that she doesn’t slip through unwatched doors. (Photo: Thinkstock) 5. Avoid AccidentsKeep fireworks, charcoal, sparklers and glow sticks far from curious cats. (Photo: Thinkstock) 6. Set Your Cat Up for SuccessBefore guests arrive or fireworks begin, place your cat in a safe, comfortable and escape-proof room. Make sure to put a note on the door warning guests not to let your cat wander out. (Photo: Thinkstock) 7. Cover UpIf your cat is afraid of loud noises, leave gentle music playing to cover the sound of the fireworks. (Photo: Thinkstock) 8. Share the Infographic!Click the image above to see all these tips in one easy-to-share infographic. You’ll also find code to place the infographic on your own blog or site! 9. Tell us!How will you protect your cat this Independence Day? Comment below to share with us, then click the image above to explore more Summer Pet Safety tips.