However, sedating a pet when flying is dangerous and is one of the worst things you can do for the safety of your pet.
Owners sometimes wrongly assume that their pet's travel will be less stressful if they are sedated.
In fact, most airlines will not fly a sedated pet, as over-sedation can be a cause of animal death during air transport.
Check out more information about the the dangers of sedating pets during air travel and the best alternatives: Also, some of our clients have explored various natural products that can have calming effects (think herbal remedies) -- this is worth asking your vet about or checking your local pet store.
However, it is possible to travel with a cat without a huge amount of problems.
It should be tall enough for your cat to stand in, and wide enough to allow your cat to turn around.Perhaps your pet doesn't travel well or gets stressed out by vet exams or professional grooming.