Cats are creatures of habit and often don’t like change. Life can be made easier
if your cat is not subjected to packers
Dogs like to be secure and we try to be matter of fact when transporting them. Make
them feel safe and happy in the right cage.
Do my pets need tranquillising?
In my opinion this is not an option unless they were going to hurt themselves trying
to escape. I feel that they are better to be aware of what is happening
Are pets fed on long journeys?
No only water is supplied by means of a container on the inside and a funnel on the
outside of the cage. In fact is better for the pet not to have a full stomach before
travel as it must be very uncomfortable for them to hang on and even worse to have
to go. I always use heaps of shredded newspaper on the bottom of the cage as I feel
this is the most absorbent
Who looks after my pet on their journey?
At each transit stop (if any) pets are watered but not taken from their cages. There
is none actually with them on the plane as they are in the hold in a special area.
Sad to say but they are classed as freight and in a lot of ways treated as such.
Please ring or email for a detailed costing as there are many variations.
Costings are based on the following
Size of pets. Airlines use volumetric weights so even if your pet is only 5 kilo
it may need a 16 kilo volumetric cage. Airlines require cages to be IATA approved
so not every cage is compliant. Best to check first.
We are Christchurch New Zealand based and can arrange from most South Island towns
including air fare from them where applicable.