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Cat carriers: Please help!

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by AnimalFriendly, May 27, 2010.


  1. AnimalFriendly

    AnimalFriendly PetForums Newbie

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    Hi there cat lovers!

    I recently bought a cat carrier from Argos so I could take my cat to the vets for his injections and to be neutered. However,my cat is very nervous. He fights me off even if I try cutting his claws. I tried putting him in the carrier but he just broke out of it. It was a two piece carrier with a front opening which had to be fastened tight with 4 key turns. There was no time to do it before he forced his way out!

    Could anyone advise me as to the best cat carrier to buy for a cat who doesn't want to be in one at any time? I am thinking about a carrier with a big opening at the top and one that can be closed in an instant. Anything that takes more than a second to close won't get the job done! The name of the carrier(preferably a link)would be much appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. Elmstar

    Elmstar PetForums VIP

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  3. GreyHare

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    I have one of these and it has a top opening, I tend to leave it somewhere in the house (under the dining room table) so it's not unfamiliar and mine even get in it and sleep.

    I also give it a spray of feliway before I take them to the vets, the other thing which is a vet trick is to wrap the cat in a towel then pop it in the carrier, so it can't scratch you and it wriggling out of the towel gives you time to shut the door.
     
  4. Sorcha

    Sorcha PetForums Senior

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    I would also recommend the Catit Design Cabrio.
    It's so much easier to put a cat in, since the top can open completely.
     
  5. AnimalFriendly

    AnimalFriendly PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks for your comments. You have been most helpful. I will look at the links provided. Thanks once again.
     
  6. catz4m8z

    catz4m8z PetForums VIP

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    The other sort are better sometimes if you lower the cat in when the carrier is stood with the door facing up.
     
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