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travel barrier/gate for truck

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Charlie

Wild Thing
 
 
Purred: Sat Feb 16, '08 10:22am PST 
We are going to be traveling in an F250 pickup truck from DE to MS - taking 3 days to get there. We are taking our 2 cats with us and will be in the truck approximately 6 hours per day. We plan on stopping every 1 ½ to 2 hours and walking them on their leashes. Are there any kind of pet barriers available that will give the kitties full access to the backseat of the truck and at the same time prevent them from wondering into the front seat. The only vehicle barriers that I can seem to find are for dogs and not for my kitties who seem to be able to squeeze through any small space they can find.
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Jewel

Treat me like- the princess I- am
 
 
Purred: Mon Feb 18, '08 5:33am PST 
In case your in an accident ( although we certainly hope not!) it might be better to keep them in a cage so they dont get scared and get loose in the confusion but I know i've seen what your talking about. Hopefully these or something else similar will fit your truck!


This one says its for dogs, but it's openings are only 2" so maybe it would work for you?
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3307 12 358&pcatid=358


This one is mesh so it would work for cats too
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3307 12 15717&pcatid=15717

Edited by author Mon Feb 18, '08 5:35am PST

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Jewel

Treat me like- the princess I- am
 
 
Purred: Mon Feb 18, '08 5:36am PST 
The first time i tried the links didnt work and now they are broke into two lines so you will have to cut and paste frown
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Harley

Lets Go Bills!
 
 
Purred: Mon Feb 18, '08 5:41am PST 
This one is made for cats and even has an extension if you have bucket seats to cover the bottom of the car too!

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=326 1+2053+3512&pcatid=3512
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Mordred,PAWS

No Not-Moms!!!!
 
 
Purred: Sun Mar 2, '08 6:34am PST 
I have to agree with Jewel on this one: carriers make me feel lots safer than being able to move around. My mom takes us up to the mountains in her full-size SUV, but each of us has his/her own large kennel. It's big enough to hold a sleeping pad (which, being careful like I am, I sleep under rather than on) and a makeshift litterbox. Mom always puts one of the little cups on the door with a bit of water. This is way safer than being loose in the truck! And Mom always makes us wear a harness with an i.d. tag *and* we all are microchipped! Mom doesn't like to take chances; hope your mom doesn't either! way to go
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