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Your Cat Travel Guide

Whether it's a staycation, a day out, or a holiday abroad, we've packed all of the information that you need in one place to prepare your cat for travelling.

Your cat travel guide

Travelling abroad with your cat

Whether you’re planning to take your cat on a short trip in the car, or you’re about to embark on an international journey by plane, check out our tips to help things go smoothly.

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Car travel with your cat

While some cats travel well they are the exception, and many cats (and their owners!) dread the appearance of the cat basket.

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Heartworms in cats

Heartworms are thankfully not found in the UK, but are a risk for cats that travel abroad – although cats are at a much lower risk than dogs. 

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Roundworms in cats

Roundworms are very common in the UK, and this means that your cat can be at risk of picking up worms whenever you head outside. 

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Moving house with your cat

Cats are very sensitive animals, and often struggle more with a move than any other household member

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Getting to know your family and environment

Kitten podcast

The Pet Care Show with Clare Balding

How to travel with your cat or dog

Pet Travel to EU Countries and Northern Ireland

Advice on travelling with your dog, cat or ferret to EU Countries and NI

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Summer advice for pets

Are you planning on doing a lot of travelling with your pet this summer? Find summer advice for dogs, cats and rabbits on our Summer Advice for Pets page.

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From healthy diets to preventing fleas, find free and helpful pet health and training advice to care for your pet.