K9 JETS remove the worry of flying with your dog or cat


A dog reluctantly boards a plane during ‘the inaugural flight of K9 Jets, a private jet charter company…founded in response to both a growing desire among pet owners to travel with their animals and mounting frustration at the increasingly challenging process of flying with them. On standard commercial airlines like Delta, United, and others, …

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Cat with Ukrainian refugee banned (after boarding) from flying with Ryanair to UK

Scott Liza and Dobby

NEWS AND COMMENT: Liza Yardley is a Ukrainian woman who is married to Scott Yardley, a Lancashire man, who lives in Wishaw. They married two and a half years ago in Dnipro, Ukraine. They have two daughters. And they also have a family cat, Dobby. Scott was in Lancashire trying to help his wife …

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286 cats and dogs airlifted from Kabul, Afghanistan to Vancouver, Canada on Russian aircraft

286 cats and dogs on the Russian Ilyushin Il-76 about to be flown to Vancouver from Kabul Afghanistan

OPINION ARTICLE-NEWS: This is the story of a wonderfully successful evacuation of 286 cats and dogs on a Russian transport plane from Kabul, Afghanistan to Vancouver, Canada in which the organisers, Kabul Small Animal Rescue and other organisations, surmounted numerous hurdles with great commitment. It is relatively poorly publicised mission compared to the animal …

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‘Passenger in 13A is breastfeeding a cat and will not put cat back in its carrier when flight attendant requested’

Breastfeeding cat in aircraft cabin?

NEWS AND COMMENT: The image below is from a pilot messaging system which tells us that the passenger in seat 13A was breastfeeding a CAT! And they would not put their cat back in the carrier when requested. A lot of US airlines allow pets in the cabin provided they are in carriers and …

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British government blocks evacuation of cats and dogs from Kabul to the UK

Pen Farthing at Nowzad in Kabul

NEWS AND COMMENT – KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: The background to this story is useful to know. Nowzad is an animal charity run by Mr Pen Farthing in Kabul. They rescue cats and dogs and other animals. They reunite cats and dogs that have been adopted by military personnel while serving in Afghanistan after they return …

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Australians will be able to take their cats on planes out of a carrier

Cat on a plane out of carrier

NEWS AND COMMENT: It seems like the Holy Grail of feline air travel because a change is afoot in Australia. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority is relaxing the rules governing the transportation of pets on aircraft. It’s reported that pets could soon be allowed to join their owners in the cabins and depending upon …

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