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Anyone know of an airline/cargo co. that will fly my cat directly Belgium to Ireland . The only offers I have currently include a road trip to Amsterdam Airport - and fly him from there to Ireland. I would love to avoid a road trip for poor cat on top of a flight? Thanks

Anonymous

Have a browse on this website:

https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-with-pets-which-airlines-w...

You might like to also ask Connections travel agency.

May 16, 2018 21:02
anon

To be honest, the road trip will be the least of it's worries. The cat will at least be with you. In the plane, it'll be on it's own in a dark noisy cargo hold, a far more unpleasant experience.

https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-with-pets-which-airlines-w...

May 16, 2018 21:07
J

Maybe you could put the poor sweet darling up for adoption?

May 17, 2018 00:56
CC_R

Could you get a friend to fly with the cat as luggage some airlines will do that it maybe easier. We did ship cats as cargo cost a lot and had to pick them up in middle of night several years ago so can’t say who with.
Cats really hate flying BTW and will make a huge amount of noise.
Also check out regulations to import the cat they may need worming shots a certain time prior I had a friend whose cat had to quarenteed in the UK because the stupid vet didn’t write the time on the shot he gave it the passport. Good luck and please ignore J they are just a grumpy person without a care for an8mals it appears

May 18, 2018 12:13
Anonymous

Message for CC_R: J might only be thinking of the cats best interests.
Make sure all the documents are dated, stamped and signed before the cat travels. Perhaps go by cruise ship. The cat can then stay in a cabin.

May 19, 2018 18:58
wezembeekwanderer

Zeebrugge to Dublin ferry 4 times per week. Could be a solution.

May 20, 2018 12:52
lovelorn

Hello - confirmed now that all cargos here carry cat via road trip to amsterdam airport. But thank u so much for your replies and info. I am very taken now with the suggestion that at least the cat will b with me should we drive and ferry it together, to Dublin - which , during the trip, might give cat great comfort , endurance wise, despite the hardship of it - seniorboy is 16 yrs old - though sprightly and sharp. The more i think of him, in the back of a truck and going to amsterdam, and then being checked in etc to the hold ,where his real problems begin, the more i am in favour of going for it the long trek way.
Thanks again to all.

May 20, 2018 17:06