The very first rule of traveling with your cat is to have an ID tag or other means of identification securely affixed to the kitty.
Thousands of dogs and cats end up in shelters simply because the owners never dreamed the pet would get loose or become lost while on a trip.
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I'm moving from Pittsburgh, PA to Raleigh, NC in September. Do I need to give her time out of the crate to stretch her legs?
In fact, go and visit your local boarding facility and see what goes on there. Owners sometimes wrongly assume that their pet's travel will be less stressful if they are sedated.In fact, most airlines will not fly a sedated pet, as over-sedation can be a cause of animal death during air transport.Don’t forget to ensure that your cat’s vaccinations are up to date, as you will have to produce a current vaccination card at the time of admission, and allow plenty of time to book your cat in, to discuss his or her preferences.If you decide to keep puss with you, carefully plan the removal day well in advance.
There are, however, some things that you can do to make moving as stress-free as possible for your feline friends.