Gentle, docile and well adjusted, Scottish Folds are known for their unusual ears, which fold forward and downward. With an affectionate and playful nature, Scottish Folds can respond well to training and do well when traveling. After learning about a Scottish Fold that traveled to Paris, one of Miller’s friends began traveling from San Diego to Florida with their own Scottish Fold.
While opening your cat’s carrier while traveling or letting your cat roam around a moving vehicle is not recommended, Watts recommends partially covering your cat’s carrier if they appear to be uncomfortable or nervous during the trip.
“Cats like to hide when they’re feeling nervous, so covering their carrier can help them feel like they’re in a safe place and not as exposed,” Watts said. “Just make sure it doesn’t impede with the carrier’s ventilation.”
Sedating a cat for travel is not recommended, Watts said. Instead, opt for a slow, gradual acclimation to their carriers.
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