Even if you give your cat plenty of time to use the toilet and remove their water bowl hours before the journey, they may still pee in the car.
Preoccupied cats ride well in cars. YouTube birds captivate my kitties. My frightened cat's carrier holds an iPad for a four-hour trip.
Anxiety medication may help them cope with the travel to the office and the unpleasant things they'll face once you there.
If your cat meows in the automobile, don't get mad. Instead, calmly reassure them that things will improve. Play soothing music for you and your cat.
Most people don't travel with their cats since they don't need to and you shouldn't leave them in a car in bad weather.
Hide goodies in their carrier and offer them some before they enter and extra when they leave.
ThunderShirts swaddle pets. It gently, continuously presses the torso. On noisy days like storms or the 4th of July, it reduces anxiety.
Calming sprays help cats relax. Spray the carrier and car with relaxing spray. Cats are pheromone-sensitive.
Cats like shorter trips. Schedule appointments during low traffic. Skip the coffee shop and mom's visits.
Play with them, offer them their favorite foods, and take them when they're drowsy. In the automobile, your hyperactive cat may be fussy.