Cats are wonderful companion pets because of their loyal and playful nature. They, however, have two characteristics that you might not consider wonderful. Cats can be very fastidious when they want to and they tend to strongly attach to their usual surroundings, which is why travelling does not have hold much appeal to them. If you have travelled with a cat before, then you are lucky because you already have a good idea of what to expect and as such, of what to prepare for. But if this is your feline pet’s first trip, you might want to read through this article first to find out what preparations are in order if are to keep your pet comfortable throughout the trip.
Food, diapers for cats, and other essentials
Cats are like babies, at least when it comes to travelling. They need a lot of things to keep them occupied and comfortable. For one, they need to have a comfortable cat carrier that is spacious enough to give them room to lay down and turn during the trip. As you should now, cats love to sleep, lay down, and cuddle themselves. If their carrier is to small and constricting, you are likely to deal with an angry or irritated cat once you’ve reached your destination.
In addition to a carrier, you also need to prepare enough cat food for the trip, some blankets, a handful of toys, and enough diapers for cats. The latter are of special importance for long trips and if you want to avoid having vehicle smell like a cat urinal.
Finally, it goes without saying that you need tools to organize all your cat supplies. You would need a traveling food tray, water and milk container, a box for the toys, and a carrying bag for the diapers for cats.