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    Tips for Travelling with Your Kattunge (Kitten) or Dog via Car or Plane

    If you are travelling with pets whether by car or plane, there are a number of considerations you need to make before you go. It’s always nice, and sometimes necessary, to take your pet somewhere; you might be moving house or going for an extended stay in the sunshine. Whatever you are going, you need to make sure you have accounted for all costs and that your cat, dog, or other pet is going to be safe in transit when you go.

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    If you are taking your kattunge (kitten) or dog away on a plane, then the first thing you need to do is check with your airline that they can travel with you. You will need to check whether you need to check-in your pet or whether you can take him or her into the cabin with you. You need to ask about fees for taking your pet on-board; some airlines are more expensive than others. It’s always a good idea to visit the vets as well to make sure you have everything you need. You might even need a health certificate for your pet, so make sure you find out.

    If you want to prepare your kattunge (kitten) or dog for the journey a head, you can try out other transport methods so they can get used to being in motion. The train is a great idea if you can so everything goes well on the day. If you can’t; simply avoid giving your pet too much food beforehand in case they get motion sickness. Make sure your pet is comfortable and don’t forget ID tags. The last thing you want is to get separated from your pet. Proper ID tags are a must in order to make sure nothing goes wrong. You will need an approved pet-carrier and to make sure your pet has plenty of exercise beforehand; the day before ideally. Pack plenty of food and water as well.

    If you are taking your kattunge (kitten) or dog on a car journey, then some of the same points apply. You will need to go to the vets beforehand to make sure your pet is in good health. Make sure you use ID tags as you never know what is coming your way when you venture away from home with your pet. Make sure your pet is comfortable and that you have plenty of food and water for the journey.

    When travelling by car; make sure your strap your kattunge (kitten) or dog in (in their carrier of course!). A decent carrier is important and so is restraint. Your pet can be secure in their place and safe for the journey a head. Avoid giving your pet too much food beforehand in case they get motion sickness. Make sure your pet stays in the carrier. Some pets might be used to sitting in the back and well-disciplined to ensure they stay there, but whatever you do, don’t let them hang out the window as flies and debris can get in their eyes. Take breaks along the way too, that’s the bonus of travelling by car; you can stop and walk around (pet and all) as you need to.

    If you are taking your pet away, make these few considerations to ensure your pet is safe and comfortable. You need to consider the costs too when travelling by plane. The ultimate goal is to ensure that your pet stays with you; the last thing you want is to lose your pet along the way. You can enjoy your journey with your pet and rest assured that you have taken all the precautions you can to ensure safety and enjoyment.

    Author Bio : Diyana Wilsonis a freelance writer based in the UK. Diyana has researched the best tips when taking your kattunge (kitten) or dog away using the web. Diyana loves animals and enjoys spending time with her niece in her spare time.

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