How to Habituate Your Cat to a Carrier


Does your cat need to
take a trip to the vet?  It can take time
for your cat to adjust to a carrier. 
Here are a few tips to help make your cat’s trip to the vet as comfortable
as possible.

Cat Carrier Tips:
  • Introduction – Let your cat become
    used to the carrier.  This will help him
    or her become comfortable with the idea of taking a trip.
  • Customization – Add your cat’s
    favorite toys and treats to the carrier. 
    Stuffed mice, catnip toys, feather toys, and cat grass can help your cat
    feel relaxed.
  • Trust – Don’t lure your cat into the
    carrier and close it.  Make sure that
    they trust you and feel calm.
  • Patience – It may take several
    months before your cat feel completely comfortable inside of their

Read this article for more tips on how to habituate your cat to a
your pet needs to take a trip to the vet, contact Bregman Vet Group.  With
cat-friendly appointments, our experienced veterinarians can make sure that
your pet is comfortable during the trip.

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