Together, you can make sure your pet meets the requirements for your destination country and is healthy enough to travel.
Requirements may include: Give yourself plenty of time to do your homework before your trip.
Did you ever get stuck in coach next to a paintball enthusiast and wish he’d quietly morph into a Malamute?
However, sometimes travelling is necessary, either a family moves home or decides to take an extended trip and would like to take their cat.
Whatever the reason for your cat travelling, make sure he is microchipped so that if he manages to escape, he can easily be reunited with you.
According to Jane Brunt, DVM, Executive Director of the CATalyst Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting cat welfare and well being, cats should be trained to travel.
"The more your cat is conditioned to travel, the better," she says.
Wouldn’t you rather be sitting next to a Maine Coon Cat, scratching it behind the ears for a few hours? Anyway, most people feel that it’s next to impossible to take their pet on a plane when, in reality, it’s largely a matter of being well informed.