Cat Ferry Pet Policy
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Cat Ferries Pet Policies

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Cat Ferries Pet Policies

For forms, instructions and information for taking a pet aboard a cat Ferries,
Cat Ferries Pet Policies

ROUTES:
Bar Harbor, Maine, US to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Portland, Maine, US to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada to Bar Harbor, Maine, US
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada to Portland, Maine, US

Cat Ferry accepts the carriage of pet animals. Pets and Service animals are transported at no charge.

All pets (cats and dogs) must remain on the vehicle deck in either the first come first serve kennels or in a vehicle. Special assistant pets are allowed on the passenger deck but must have their vest or papers that signify them as an assistant pet

Your pet will need a health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination to present to customs.

Pets other than cats and dogs need to be approved by Customs. Birds and livestock cannot be transported.

HELPFUL TIPS - TRAVELING WITH A PET ON A CRUISE SHIP OR A FERRY
HEALTH CERTIFICATE
A certificate of good health is required indicating that the pet is healthy enough for travel, is free of diseases communicable to humans and has been properly vaccinated. We have helpful forms, instructions and information for taking a pet aboard Cat Ferry

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
In many cases, your destination will be another country on the ferry or cruise line, and it will be necessary that you have the proper documents to enter that country with your pet. Most countries have their own version of a veterinary certificate, sometimes called a Zoo Sanitary Certificate. In addition, some countries require an important permit.

COLD WEATHER RESTRICTIONS
When the weather is very cold the Ferry Line may not be able to accommodate your pet in one of the pet crates located on the deck of the ship.

TRANSPORTING YOUR PET ABOARD SHIP
Each cruise and ferry line has different rules regarding the method of transporting pets aboard the ship.

PET CRATES
If the ferry line allows you to transport the pet in your own automobile or in your own pet crate, you will need to have a suitable pet crate. The pet crate must meet certain standards of quality and construction in order to be taken aboard ship.

To learn more about compliant pet crates, visit our Passports Container Requirements

Make sure you find the best size crate for your pet

MORE TIPS FOR PET CRUISE SHIP AND FERRY TRAVEL ABOARD CAT FERRIES
1. Never give your pet a medical (prescription) sedative prior to traveling on a ferry or cruise ship. If you have a hyper or nervous pet, then give it a natural relaxing agent such as HAPPY TRAVELER.
2. Always purchase your pet carrier well in advance of your trip so that the pet can get used to it.
3. Be sure to tell the cruise or ferry line you will be traveling with a pet as they impose restrictions on the number of pets on a specific sailing.
4. Even though sea travel may be stressful both you and your pet, both of you will be happier if your pet gets to travel with you on your trip.

Don't forget to get your forms, instructions and information for taking a pet aboard Cat Ferries

QUESTIONS If you have questions about traveling with your pet send your question to info@PetTravel.com or post them to our blog or forum.

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