Monthly Archives: May 2015

Transporting Your Pets Safely

There could be various occasions when you might have to relocate to an all new location with your family, either temporarily or permanently, may be either for work, or on a short term basis. You would have made all arrangements for your relocation or shift to a new place, called your “Packers and Movers”, arranged for your own vehicle etc., but many a time it becomes too difficult to transport your most loved pets, whom you treat as your own members of your family. Reason may not be that you want to leave your pet back, but you are looking at some safe options to transport your pet to your new place with as minimal stress on your pet as possible. Cats and dogs find it stressful and irritating to travel in a car along with you, if the place is uncomfortable for them, cats behave unpredictably, and they may run out too. So, transporting your pets safely should be your utmost priority. 

Cat cage
Buying a comfortable cat cage, if you want to use a transport vehicle would help a lot. Even if you want to carry the pet along with you, the cat cage would prove out to be very handy. The cat cage could act like a special bag or basket which can be fastened to a seat belt of your car to prevent any injuries to your loved pet. If you are using a special cat transporter vehicle, then you should take care and train your cat to get accustomed to the cat cage, else it might feel uneasy to stay in the cage for a long duration when being transported. Speak to the transportation people and check that the vehicle is well ventilated and insect proof. Provide enough food, water and toilet trays for your pet that might be required all along the journey. Also, talk to the veterinary about “motion sickness” for the cat and how could you handle it safely without causing too much of anxiety to the pet.
A cat carrier or a cage, or a cat basket is a very helpful thing to buy if you want to transport them safely to the required destination. There are various options available for you to buy the cat carriers, before you send them to the cat transporter vehicle. You have the soft shelled and the hard shelled ones. Hard shelled ones have bars on them with solid sides. You could shop for these cages on the internet. The price of these cages depends on the size of the cages. Cats adapt to the new situations and new places very fast, so training your pet to the new cage should not be a difficult task.
Making your feline comfortable and having his journey a very peaceful and relaxed one depends on how well you plan it, and acquaint your cat to the new cat carrier and pet transportation vehicle will make your pet comfortable.

The Many Types Of Traps Used To Catch Animals

Often various animals create different problems in your household. These animals are caught in various traps to get rid of the nuisance at our place.

Various types of traps are found which you can use for the purpose of catching these animals. Some traps kill the animals, some give unendurable pain and sufferings. Some of them are described below. But we have to consider the point and keep it in our mind that acting cruelty is not humane. And we should not cause pain to animals while trapping them. Instead we should be humane and use humane animal traps, on the other hand, know how to get rid of spiders.

Steel jaw leg hold trap- This is an archaic device which has been used since old days for catching animals. These are mainly used in the United States of America. The professionals and the recreational fur trappers use this kind of jaw leg hold traps. The trap causes the jaws slam shut on the body part or the legs when the weight of animals is put between the jaws. These traps give instant pain to the animals in their legs and other body parts which results in fracture, blood loss, mouth and teeth damage as they try desperately to make themselves free. They get died out of starvation. These traps are used on lands for catching bobcat, fox, raccoon, coyotes and other furry animals. A problem with this trap is-it catches all the unsuspecting animals, human beings and any species without discrimination.

Snare trap- This kind of traps is designed as body, neck or foot snares with wire cables. These wire cables are looped with a device which has locking facility. Small nylon cords are also used to have a tight hold whenever it will be pulled by the animals. As the hold tightens, the animal starts struggling and suffering. Animals are killed in this trap by getting strangled. These are mainly used for trapping the coyotes. You can visit thos great site for more of animal traps.

The padded leg hold traps are also used for catching animals. But they cause serious injuries to the animals as well as human and other species too indiscriminately.
The coni bear traps come this way next. These animal traps have rectangles which on the sides open and close while behaving like scissors. It has two jaws. One of the jaws has a trigger which is baited. The opposite jaw has ability to open the trap. These traps are manufactured in three different types and they are mainly used in frequent manner in trapping muskrat and beavers. You can also use them for trapping raccoon, opossum and other furry animals. And coni bear traps have been proved that these traps do not kill instantly and they give pains and sufferings.