Traveling, Moving and Living With Cats!
Cat travel tips and solutions for traveling, moving and living with cats! Researched answers and my experiences on everything from choosing the best cat carriers and travel kennels, cat tranquilizers and natural sedatives, selecting the right litter for home and travel, safely loading your carriers, odor control, food and toy choices, training, and much more. Our goal is to make cat travel — and living with cats — as safe and comfortable as possible for our cats — and ourselves. Plus lots of cat fun, stories, and discoveries for cat lovers everywhere.
What we know about the affect of catnip on domestic (and big) cats with some fun videos.
A big thank to everyone for all the support this year. I'm working on a series of new posts to address topics you brought up in your emails and comments, like choosing cat litter, controlling overeating, eating too fast, and safe kitty care for the holiday season....
Apparently, the people who sell weighted blankets are not cat owners. My weighted blanket comes with a built-in heater, a vibration mode, and a soothing, purring white noise is I scratch it.
Before You Go Anywhere
Don’t let your cats end up as strays or worse! Be prepared for emergencies on the road — and at home! Check out some simple ways to give yourself peace of mind and your cats a chance to make it home.
Choosing the Best Pet or Cat Carrier
Choose a cat carrier that reduces travel stress for your cat, you and your budget. Select for Method of travel, Length of travel, Size of your cat, Cat Temperament & Degree of Safety for both of you.
Traveling By Car
When traveling by car follow some basic rules to make certain you and your cat arrive alive — and with as little stress as possible. Starting with never let your cat roam freely in a vehicle. Keep your cat in a carrier strapped into the back seat but should you tranquilize your cat?
Traveling By Air
BEFORE you book your tickets, think long and hard about the dangers of air travel to your cat. Not to mention the stress on your cat — and you! The Humane Society recommends avoiding cat travel by aire. But if you must fly with your cat, follow these steps for a safer — saner — flight.
Traveling By RV
We can adapt to traveling and living in an RV or camper trailer. But it requires some thoughtful preparation and conscious care on the road when traveling with cats. We must all share less space & new challenges. Before you take off for that big adventure, check out these tips.