Pet Travel Q&A: Relocating With a Cat From Australia to Ireland

Hi PetRelocation,

I'm looking at moving to Ireland in a years time and want to know how I go about taking my cat with me. The thought of leaving him behind breaks my heart. Is it hard to take a fixed mature cat into the country?




Hi Mandy,

Thank you for your question! International travel with a cat certainly requires quite a bit of planning, but it's possible to carry out safely and smoothly (so don't feel that leaving your cat behind is the only option)!

We've helped many pets move to Ireland and would be happy to offer our advice. First, take a look at these essential pet travel tips as well as the Ireland pet import requirements. In general, we advise working to crate train your cat (here is some advice that may help with that) and it's also important to choose a pet friendly airline.

Hopefully this information helps get you started! If you're interested in hiring assistance, feel free to contact us here to set up a consultation.

Finally, to further ease your mind about how safe and routine pet travel can be, take a look at a few pet travel stories from our recent globetrotting clients.

Good luck with everything and let us know if we can be of further assistance!

Pet Travel Question Details:

Name: Mandy
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: House cat
From: Australia
To: Ireland


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PetRelocation Team





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