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There are many options to help keep cats calm in the car. First, I recommend getting your cat comfortable with the carrier. You can do this by having it out in your house all the time and even feeding your cat in the carrier or giving a reward every time she goes in the carrier. In the car, you will want to make sure the car is already at a comfortable temperature before putting your cat in and make sure the carrier is level. Putting a towel or blanket over the carrier can also be beneficial. If you feel your cat may need some medication to help, then you need to contact your veterinarian for an exam and they will determine the best options. Also, for travelling with a pet across state lines you will need to obtain a health certificate from your veterinarian.
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