Cats on tour

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  1. ericonabike

    ericonabike Read Only Funster

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    Just discovered that several Funsters take their cats in their 'vans. How does that work then? We have three, all of whom are out in the day/kept in at night. Hard to imagine spending time with them on tour...
     
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    we take ours everywhere with us, never had a problem in almost 4 yrs except for 1 time when we stopped for a brew and he must have jumped out without us seeing him, got all the way home before we realised :Doh: had to drive back (in the car) to find him........oh how we laughed !! :Angry:
     
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    Does he stay in the van all the time? Hard to imagine ours being content to do so - but on the other hand they stay in a cage whilst at the cattery...
     
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    Hi, he usually stays in the van (sleeping) during the day then goes out exploring after it gets dark, but it depends largely where we are staying, if it's quiet he's out for ages, if it's busy/noisy he doesn't go out at all, at one place in Portugal this winter he was out both day and night, another English couple we met there had bought a siamese kitten ! not sure how they got him home.
     
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    We have had several motor-homers and caravanner's bring cats to our site. Some on leads and some just left alone to roam. Not one has been lost, well one for about 30 mins and found asleep right by the van, so it seems they know their home and come back to it. They have not been a problem to our 3 cats either.
    A lot of people bring their pets here, dogs, cats, budgies, parrots and tortoise and probably others we don't know about !
    Give it a try and see how things go. :Smile:
     
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    Our cat has been travelling with us for the last 5 years without a problem.
    When travelling he usually sleeps on the rear bed or on the lounge seat.
    When parked he has a look about and decides if he likes the area, or not, if not he stops in or if yes out he pops, he never wanders far and if he can't find his way back he howls till we go a find him.
    So give it a try, a short trip to start with, then increase.
     
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    Many thanks for the advice and suggestions. Will discuss with Mrs E, Hilda, Freddy and Sophie...
     
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    Cats

    Our cat has travelled with us in caravans and later in a motorhome since 1996 without ever getting lost, we put her on a lead when we're calling in to a garage incase of her nipping out but apart from that she is free to roam and she dos'nt go far from the van. give it a try I'm sure you won't regret it
    Alan:thumb:
     
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