For cats and other small animals that use litter boxes, make sure there is a covered litterbox secured to the floor inside the boat.Most states restrict the travel of pets on trains or buses. Check with your carrier to find out if your pet can come with you and what rules and regulations apply.
You should contact the Consulate or Embassy in that country to find out their regulations.
Talk to your veterinarian about the risks of disease to your pet and have your pet vaccinated appropriately based on the risks. Talk to your veterinarian about flea, tick and heartworm prevention as well as specific risks associated with camping outdoors. Keep your pet on a leash and in your sight; and be considerate of other campers. Being outside, your pet can be exposed to many different wild animals like skunks, raccoons, snakes and other animals that can injure your pet or expose them to disease.
Visit our FAQs about short-nosed dogs and air travel for more information.
Airlines may require a signed statement that your pet has not been tranquilized prior to flying. Patricia Olsen with the American Humane Association, "An animal's natural ability to balance and maintain equilibrium is altered under sedation and when the kennel is moved, a sedated animal may not be able to brace and prevent injury." It is best to purchase an approved crate prior to travel (at the airline or local pet store) so you have time to let your pet get used to the crate and be comfortable.
The well-being of your cat could be a source of concern if the baggage connection between flights should be missed.