WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby jdsmith » 02 Apr 2012, 09:57

Hey there, animal lovers, I need to know where I can get me a crate to ship my cat back to NY. New or used is OK.

Thanks
Your warning level: [1]
Forumosan avatar
jdsmith
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 14883
ORIGINAL POSTER
Joined: 05 Jan 2005, 10:40
Location: Always.
56 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby jimipresley » 02 Apr 2012, 09:59

Does it have to be a crate? Can't you use one of those cat-box thingies?
You can live here and have a great life and not be the least bit into living the local life. Clowns will try to diss you for it saying you gotta get down with the program, but fuck em, treat this place like a buffet and yous be on a diet. Take what you want and nothing extra, slam those oysters, but leave the bread sticks and dinner rolls behind. - Deuce Dropper

I'm much more of a nasty rotter in real life, especially with vapid or vacuous verbiage from the ill read & intellectually challenged. - TheGingerMan

Don't be a cheap cunt. - Deuce Dropper
Forumosan avatar
jimipresley
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 10531
Joined: 06 Dec 2004, 18:23
Location: The Abyss. Awaiting YOUR company.
888 Recommends(s)
326 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby jdsmith » 02 Apr 2012, 10:18

The vet told me it has to be able to support 100kg. The box won't do that.
Your warning level: [1]
Forumosan avatar
jdsmith
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 14883
ORIGINAL POSTER
Joined: 05 Jan 2005, 10:40
Location: Always.
56 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby Icon » 02 Apr 2012, 10:27

No simple crate will do. For instance, when I worked at teh airline, thecrate had to be of a certain certified type, non collapsible, and big enough for teh animal to turn around. Furthermore, teh screws have to be adjusted backwads, meaning you can easily spot if one comes loose and hence tehre is a risk of the pet coming out. I remember having to rememove the screws many time sfrom crates and placing them the airline way at the counter right before checking in...

I'd reccomend going to one of the big stores in Keelung (Jilong) road -I remember places like Royal Cat and Pet Garden having a selection of airline approved crates. Also, Top Vet had some last time I was there, smaller ones, suitable for cats.

Remember you have to "book" your pet on the flight -only so many pets allowed per flight- and check the dates -sometimes depending on weather conditions, no pets are allowed in the cargo hold.
"Lo urgente no deja tiempo para lo importante". Mafalda

"Nice guy? Who gives a shit? If you want to work here, close."
Forumosan avatar
Icon
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 13696
Joined: 09 Feb 2006, 18:03
Location: Xindian
533 Recommends(s)
413 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby jdsmith » 02 Apr 2012, 10:31

Thanks, Icon. :thumbsup:
Your warning level: [1]
Forumosan avatar
jdsmith
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 14883
ORIGINAL POSTER
Joined: 05 Jan 2005, 10:40
Location: Always.
56 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby jimipresley » 02 Apr 2012, 10:33

I was under the impression that one can keep a small animal as "hand luggage". Am I incorrect?
You can live here and have a great life and not be the least bit into living the local life. Clowns will try to diss you for it saying you gotta get down with the program, but fuck em, treat this place like a buffet and yous be on a diet. Take what you want and nothing extra, slam those oysters, but leave the bread sticks and dinner rolls behind. - Deuce Dropper

I'm much more of a nasty rotter in real life, especially with vapid or vacuous verbiage from the ill read & intellectually challenged. - TheGingerMan

Don't be a cheap cunt. - Deuce Dropper
Forumosan avatar
jimipresley
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 10531
Joined: 06 Dec 2004, 18:23
Location: The Abyss. Awaiting YOUR company.
888 Recommends(s)
326 Recognized(s)

6000

Re: WCIF a small crate for shipping my cat back

Postby Icon » 02 Apr 2012, 10:39

jimipresley wrote:I was under the impression that one can keep a small animal as "hand luggage". Am I incorrect?


Depends on the airline/lenght of flight/etc.
"Lo urgente no deja tiempo para lo importante". Mafalda

"Nice guy? Who gives a shit? If you want to work here, close."
Forumosan avatar
Icon
Maitreya Buddha (Mílèfó)
 
Posts: 13696
Joined: 09 Feb 2006, 18:03
Location: Xindian
533 Recommends(s)
413 Recognized(s)

6000





 
 
 x

Return to Pets & Other Animals



Who is online

Forumosans browsing this forum: No Forumosans and 1 visitor

Just putting something into the Trash or the Recycle Bin doesn't actually delete it. You then have to *empty* the Trash or Recycle Bin. (Once a year, I hear about somebody whose hard drive is full, despite having practically no files. It's because over the years, they've put 79 gigabytes' worth of stuff in the Recycle Bin and never emptied it.)
More tips from David Pogue