Sedating cat air travel
– Verify the airline’s policy regarding baggage liability, especially with respect to pets.In some cases, your general baggage liability coverage will include your pet.Check your ticket for liability limits or, better yet, speak directly with the airline. US Airways carry on regulations for the carrier are 17" long X 16 wide and 10" tall.
To avoid liability on their part, some airlines require a letter from your veterinarian stating that your pet is acclimated to a minimum or maximum temperature.
It is important to find out if the airline requires that your veterinarian give a precise acclimation temperature, such as 20°F (-7°C) for a specified period of time.
It is crucial to contact your airline well in advance of your trip and discuss travelling requirements for your cat to avoid a last minute crisis.
Take direct flights whenever possible, and try to avoid connections and layovers.
I would like to know from anyone who has traveled to PV with a cat in the cabin of the plane.
They say they animal should be able to stand up and turn around.