Some cats make such a fuss about being in cat carriers
There are a few things you can do to make your cat’s carrier more comfortable and alluring
Of course, whether of not your cat is comfortable in the carrier depends a lot on the carrier itself
Size is one of the most important factors to consider when you’re choosing a new carrier. In this case, bigger isn’t always better. If your cat’s carrier is too small, she’ll feel cramped and uncomfortable, which can exaggerate the already stressful experience of traveling. On the other hand, choosing a carrier that is too large can cause your cat to slide around and feel unsafe. So how do you know what the correct size is? According to experts, an appropriate sized carrier is 1.5 times the size of your cat. This should give your cat enough room to stretch but not enough to be knocked around.
When you are searching for a carrier you’ll notice many different types of soft and hard options. For many cats, the material won’t matter much. However, you may want to choose a hard plastic carrier if your cat is prone to scratching when anxious. Otherwise you may find yourself replacing a shredded soft carrier more than necessary. If you choose a hard carrier, be sure to line the bottom with a soft layer so your cat will be comfortable.
Many carriers these days are adorned with loops that will allow you to secure it with a seat-belt in the back seat of your car. Just think of how much safer your cat will be in the case of an accident if she is secured.
Many people find that its easier to load a cat into a carrier if they can use a door on the top of the carrier
Unfortunately, there isn’t one type of carrier that is “the best” for every cat. Each cat will have her own quirks and preferences and only you will be able to determine what may work best for your specific situation and cat. Let your knowledge about your individual cat, along with these suggestions, guide you towards a conscious and informed decision about the type of carrier that will work best for her.