Yeah, we're not going to be doing any hard traveling, just to the vet and home again. And, of course, the all-important first arrival home from the shelter.I like both equally, they have different advantages. The hard tote is great for car rides and seems more comfortable for them in the car.
No, unfortunately I don't. I'm not looking until after the weekend of 2/14-15-16, because that weekend I'm attending a 3-day traditional music and dance festival, so I decided to wait until after that is all over - and I signed up to volunteer before my landlord gave his OK for me having a cat, so I can't opt out of attending.Do you have your cat picked out yet? Maybe when you do, you could leave a blanket or towel with him/her overnight before you take the cat home. It might give them some comfort? I guess that wouldn't work so well if you pick and take home on the same day...but just an idea.
This one is a possibility!This is the one we have:
..which fold down nicely for storage, if you don't want to use it as a type of sleep bed at home.
The shoulder strap makes life a LOT easier, carrying from the parking lot into the vet's office, or wherever I am carrying to.
You can unzip the door, OR if your kitty is vet shy that day, just unzip the side, and there is complete access.
Loads of room, both my cats can snuggle in there together. I have a large carrier to carry the both of them if need be, but I'm trying to give you an idea of space.
The sides are private, which my cats like. They can peek out the door or the vent holes that run all the way down the back side. They feel "safe" and private when we visit the vets, not visually exposed, but still brilliant airflow and light to get inside.
I like the one linked in this post Cat luxury to be honest 8)I have one like your link and another like this: Sherpa™ Large Original Deluxe Pet Carrier (except mine has flaps that unroll and velcro over the mesh so they can't see if I don't want them to).
I like both equally, they have different advantages. The hard tote is great for car rides and seems more comfortable for them in the car. Be sure you get a size that lets kitty grow. Mine is really way to small for either boys now and I should get a new one. It's size makes me use the soft one more often unless both boys are going with me.
The soft one has a shoulder strap and that makes it WAY easier to carry. I have to be careful though and make sure I snap the little zipper tab into the shoulder snap or both my boys will unzip it with their nose (there's a little twist button there to stop them but mine get past it) and wiggle out. It also collapses around them a bit when I set it on the car seat so it seems like it would FEEL confining to them but... they don't object over much either way.