Most cats are perfectly happy staying at home or roaming around their neighborhood. However, sometimes you may need to put your cat in a car to visit a vet or to escape a disaster.

Before you need to take your cat in a car, plan ahead and get your cat acquainted with the car. That way when you need to take the cat in the car, your cat won’t panic and delay your travels.

One simple way to get your cat used to car trips is to give your cat periods rides around the block so it gets use to the noises of a car and the smells of being inside a car.

To learn how to get your cat acquainted with a car before you travel, click here.