You will need
- veterinary certificate for a cat surrounding vaccinations, bag-carrying, paid booking to cat.
Preparation of documents for the cat. A lot depends on you making the flights inside the country or sent abroad. In the first case, you will need a veterinary passport with marks about that cat made all the necessary vaccinations and a certificate in the form No. 1 that a cat can carry. Contact a veterinary clinic, there you will issue a passport for the cat. Certificate number 1 issued at the airport.
If the flight is international, then in addition to the above mentioned documents need an international certificate, which will need to register for customs border control. Be careful with the statement about the value of cats as to its breed. If the breeding value and the cat is missing, still make such a statement.
International flights are also necessary documents at the cat, which requires the host country. They are different for all States, so this point needs to be clarified before departure. Generally, all countries require vaccination against rabies.
The ticket issuance. When you book your ticket yourself, tell the operator that you are traveling with a cat. She will be issued a ticket, as baggage. Prices of different airlines can vary considerably. Where the freight charge is calculated based on the weight of the animal, in other companies a fixed price.
Carrying a cat in two ways: the bag-carried in the passenger cabin or in the Luggage compartment. There are special Luggage compartments for the animals, they are heated, during the flight the animal can see. In the passenger compartment cat is allowed to carry only the bag-carrying, total dimensions of which, according to the requirements of most carriers, must not exceed 115 cm, weight cats must be less than 8 kg. of Course, the cat is better to carry in the cabin and not in the Luggage compartment. So your pet will experience less stress. Remember that some companies do not allow for the possibility of transporting animals in the cabin.
Bag-transportation for cats. According to the requirements of most companies, the freight should be large enough that the cat could turn 360 degrees. The bottom to make the adsorbent material. In the transportation have to have air in sufficient quantity. It is best to cover the carrier in all treatments with fabric, because if the cat sees the flashing, it will start to get nervous and worry.
At the airport you will need to be on the point of veterinary control, it was there and provide an entry permit, made according to form No. 1. If the plane has empty seats, you can ask at check-in, so that by you left one free to supply the kennel with cat there. According to the rules, the bag should be at your feet or under the seat in front of passengers. But when a ball carrier is near you or on your lap, the cat is much less fussy.
Recently, some carriers and countries began to insist on compulsory chipping of the animal. If your cat has no chip, it may not allow for transport.
If you have a nervous and skittish cat, give her a sedative. Consult your vet about the pills, as in the plane when the pressure changes from some of them an animal may become ill.
Advice 2 : How to transport a cat in a plane
Cats are not particularly fond of travel. However, sometimes you need transportation. Transportation of the animal in the plane - stress for the cat and for the owner. Try to take into account all the little things to the last minute the trip had to be cancelled.
You will need
- - money to pay for the flights;
- - a carrying bag;
- - waterproof Mat in the bag;
- - veterinary passport.
Even when buying a ticket, inform the airline that you plan to take a cat. Coordination is necessary because there is a limit to the possible number of animals in the cabin. Specify the requirements for the transported animal and its cage from different carriers are different.
Usually cats without problems allowed to take into the cabin. However, some companies have restrictions on weight of the animal - a beast weighing six pounds will be able to fly only in the baggage compartment. This is an unwelcome stress for cats. So find the airline flying you to the correct route and willing to take the chubby cat in a salon.
Select a bag to carry your pet. It should be made of dense material, have waterproof the bottom and in the total dimensions of length, width and height do not exceed 120 cm Bag should fit under the seat of airplane seats.
Check out veterinary pet passport - it must be the marks of vaccination, stamped by the vet. The passport presented at the airport when making a pass for the landing.
Do not feed your pet several hours before departure. If the cat is nervous, give him soft cat sedatives, such as "cat Baiyun." About more than drugs strong recommendation can be given only by a veterinarian. Put on the bottom carrying any absorbent material, for example, baby waterproof diaper. Don't try to shove a bag of kitty litter - it will only interfere.
If you don't have your own car, call a taxi to the airport - a trip with nervous animals in public transport will be an additional stress for the animal and for you.
At the airport, contact the front Desk. Most likely, you will be directed to the passage of the veterinary control and will ask for a surcharge for excess baggage. Weigh the cat will be with cage. If possible, ask them to put you in a way that nearby was an empty chair where you will be able to supply the kennel with the animal.
During the flight, do not take the cat out of the bag. He can escape, and it will have a long look around the cabin. You can stick your hand to the cat inside a carrying contact with the owner calm him down.
On arrival at your destination don't forget to feed and water the cat. In a lengthy flight, it will have to do more in the air.