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The ideal way is to keep your cat with you, but that does add sig­nif­i­cantly to the cost on most air­lines, while some air­lines do not al­low pets in the cabin

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Travel by car

The first thing is to make sure that your cat is com­fort­able and safe, so put your cat in a large sturdy car­rier in which it can stand up and stretch and turn around eas­ily. Cover the bot­tom of the car­rier with some type of pad­ding and se­cure the car­rier with a seat­belt. If you are in a car ac­ci­dent, you want your cat to be as safe as pos­si­ble, too.

If it is a short trip, un­der 6 hours, then your cat will be just fine but if it is a longer trip, you may want to let your cat out of the car­rier pe­ri­od­i­cally to drink wa­ter or use the lit­ter box. Once you have ar­rived at

Travel by plane

There are two ways for your cat to travel by plane - in the cargo hold or in the cabin with you. The ideal way is to keep your cat with you, but that does add sig­nif­i­cantly to the cost on most air­lines, while some air­lines do not al­low pets in the cabin.

Show up early at the air­port to com­plete all for­mal­i­ties at your ear­li­est. If you are, say, num­ber three in queue among those with pets, and the air­line al­lows only two pets in the cabin, then you will be forced to send your cat to cargo.

Be also sure that you have an air­line ap­proved car­rier, and if in doubt, take it to the air­port well be­fore

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