Whether by car, train, plane or boat, it is not always easy to travel with your cat. There is always a need to arrange certain things – tickets, a suitable kennel, tranquillizers and water – to ensure maximum comfort and avoid unauthorized slaughter during the many hours of travel …
Cat shows, week ends in a family cabin, or a great vacation … For a civilized conversation, travel opportunities rarely missed. A worthy master who describes this is always going to plan ahead so his animal is experiencing transportation in the best conditions. Certain animals are introduced when they are younger from one place to another and perfectly accept the situation; however, others are struggling with so many great movements.
If the owner of a cats intends to stay in a hotel, he must not forget to find out if his crawling cat is allowed (only one hotel with 6 people accepts pets). In any case, always remember these precautions: always place an identification tag on your cat. A zealous and angry animal will always escape fast!
Even for a short trip, it is always advisable to use a kennel or cage. Whether the cat is calm and reliable, you can always make an exception to the rule: it can always sit on the knees of a passenger, but the kennel must always be at your fingertips.
If used, the kennel must be set so that even abrupt breaking, stopping, or starting does not cause it to fall. First of all, never put your cat in neaither in the trunk and you should not leave it in the vehicle without sufficient air circulation or large sun exposure which could endanger the heat exhaustion. If the journey takes several hours, give it water and let it retreat from time to time when nature calls. It is better not to feed him too much before leaving, which could cause car sickness. Certain cats are subject to this, so it is always wise to consult your veterinarian who will prescribe a medicine that prevails and will not cause drowsiness. If your cat is really irritated, feels uncomfortable or disturbed, but does not regurgitate, your cat needs a peaceful means. By train or bus
The train and bus companies generally do not accept the cat, unless there is a kennel. Certain, however, allow travelers to keep their cats on their lashes. Fees are usually minimal, consult companies beforehand.
For cats less than 5 kilograms, (just over 10 kilograms), cabins are allowed if they are in a kennel. However, each airline has its own rules and can not exceed a certain number of animals allowed on the aircraft. It is necessary to plan to secure the point on board. In the burden of cats, they travel to kennels that can be booked or purchased from an aviation company. The cargo is heated and under pressure so that your cat is traveling in good conditions. Still, he will slowly suffer without the presence of his lord. In this case, it is better to provide calmness to alleviate anxiety.
For the fees included in the ticket price consult your airline company. Ships
Ships are usually not well equipped to transport animals. Usually animals would travel in cages. In some ships animals are tolerated in cabins. For small boat cruises, by ferry, for example, you can usually use a portable kennel. Once again, no rules, it is best to consult the company. It is customary to take advantage of the boat instead of the other additional space. Your cat will be able to walk on deck with his lord. However, the inconvenience is longer and the sea sickness disease, which most cats are late.
Whether you are about Rome, Vienna, or Athens, before you take your cat out of the country, you need to know which vaccinations and documents are required by the land.
It is good to know that Air France has a database that reflects formalities consistent with any country. If not, you can always contact the embassy or consulate of the country.
Most of your time, your cat will have to have a recent health certificate issued by a qualified vet. Some documents that prove that your cat does not have rabies should also be needed.