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Q. 15 year-old fem. Cat. Only car trips to vet & hates it. We are moving, and she has car trip for 2 days and one night in hotel. Suggestions?

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A. This will be a challenge as it's only 2 days away but generally the idea would be to desensitize her to her kennel by keeping it a positive area and allowing her to go in and out as she pleases rather than forcing her in. For this moment, you might try offering canned cat food in the back of her travel crate to let her get somewhat used to it. You might also cons

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A. You might also consider a calming aid such as feline pheromone spray (Feliway) that you can spray on bedding to place inside the crate and give some pet rescue remedy before leaving. If it's really bad, maybe your vet can prescribe a sedative for the trip.

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