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Old 11-19-2015, 11:41 AM   #11
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Due to allergies in the family with furries, our kids have a red foot tortoise. Very simple to travel with when necessary, mostly we can leave him in the backyard when we leave. He has a Tupperware box slide under the bed, doesn't eat much and if he tries to make a run for it he doesn't get far. Problem is he has to be included in the Will.
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Old 11-19-2015, 02:06 PM   #12
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We live full time in the trailer with our cat. She rides in the truck in her carrier while in motion. She goes into the trailer during our lunch break which gives her a chance to stretch and use the box. She wears a harness and walks on a leash. She enjoys exploring outside and does well with the leash. While stopped she hangs out on the bed or on a box and blanket we put at the back of the table where she can look out the back window. If we are out under the awning she will come outside and hang out with us on her leash.
We had ETI add a cabinet door to the right rear dinette bench (the one with the battery box inside). I also had them change the bench lid support to eliminate the support leg inside the bench. That way the floor is completely clear of obstructions (except for the aforementioned battery box). We keep the litter box in that bench. To clean, remove the cushions and open the bench top, much easier than through the door.
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Old 11-19-2015, 03:53 PM   #13
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Our cats have been trained since they were young to use a harness and leash. Since they are expensive purebred Abyssinians, they are exclusively indoor cats OR under complete control when they are outside.

They love to travel. They see the sleeping bags come out and they are ready to go. When in the vehicle, they are contained in a soft-sided dog crate that also has a hard-sided large cat carrier inside, with their litter box inside the cat carrier. The hard-sided cat carrier (1) gives them some privacy (2) contains the scattered litter and (3) gives them something to sit on so they can see outside the vehicle and watch the scenery.

When we are camped, they go outside in an ABO Gear Happy Habitat, sort of a screen tent for cats. This way they can be outside in the fresh air and sunshine, smelling all the smells, seeing all the birdies, but not able to run off.

If a Moderator can update my permissions, I will post some photos and links.

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Old 11-19-2015, 05:28 PM   #14
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Not in my trailer
Please tell me this is photoshopped! Or tell me where you were so that I can stay AWAY!
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:44 PM   #15
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I should be so lucky to get such a shot.

I confess: We were in Saguaro NP campground in Arizona. Two nights before we overnighted in Globe, AZ and before pulling out that morning, when I did my trailer walk-around, discovered my spare tire cover destroyed, ripped up by some curious unknown animal. Its paw prints, however, were clear on the dusty cover. With grateful forensic assistance from wise forum members the conclusion was.... a bobcat did it. My photoshopped image commemorated the event.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:53 PM   #16
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Traveled in crates....free to roam while stationary.

Never allowed outside but that's just me.

Litter box under the dinette....scooped several times daily!
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Old 11-19-2015, 06:05 PM   #17
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When we are camped, they go outside in an ABO Gear Happy Habitat, sort of a screen tent for cats. This way they can be outside in the fresh air and sunshine, smelling all the smells, seeing all the birdies, but not able to run off.
Here's the link to the kitty tent available at Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/ABO-Gear-Happy...s=abo+cat+tent
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:47 PM   #18
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Our little kitty was always very comfortable traveling with us. She might look out the trailer window, but once she saw that we weren't at home, she was content to stay inside - especially if she spotted a dog outside! The once or twice that we did take her outside, she was always the one that wanted to return to the safety of our trailer.
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Old 11-21-2015, 07:59 PM   #19
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Fulltiming with a cat

Similar to Keager, I fulltime with 1 cat (previously 2 cats). ETI put in a catflap in the banquette for the litterbox, which is the perfect size.
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Old 11-21-2015, 08:46 PM   #20
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Not sure that is the best location, there appears 2 be several electrical boxes, your solar, inverter, propane detector all within grasp of the feline and it's paws. , maybe the back wall would have been better, at least not so crowded.
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