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Questions tagged [house-moving]

For questions related to taking your pet with you when you move.

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How to transport turtle and fish via airline?

I may relocate to another country. How can I manage a flight transport for my turtle and fish? Is it realistic to do so in general? The flight is approximately 3-4 hours. The fish are black mollies, ...
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How to relocate my pets with me inside the EU?

I may go to Lithuania for about one year. Now I have to consider about my two rabbits. Either I take them with me, or I search another one to care for them in this time. To make this decision I need ...
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Will my cats properly settle down after taking them back to their old home?

I moved south just over 2 weeks ago with my 2 cats. I now know that the place is not for me. So I am moving back within a week! Are my cats still familiar with their home and territory back there? ...
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Relocating two outdoor cats from New Jersey to Florida

Two male kittens (brothers) were born under my kitchen deck almost 5 years ago. One allowed himself to be held for long periods of time. The other not as much, but follows me when I am outside. They ...
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Introducing harness/leash training to cats in a new space

My two indoor kitties have stayed with me in a second floor, 540 sq ft apartment for two years, and enjoyed watching birds outside safely from the balcony. Perhaps letting them get used to a bit of ...
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Dogs adjusting to move strangely

My dogs, Radar and Zuko are adjusting to our moving a little strangely. I got them at 8 weeks old and they had been living in our old house with me as their “parent”. I walk them, trained them, feed ...
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Taking care of a dog in Germany

In early November I'll be moving from Brazil to Stuttgart (Germany) because I've found a job there. All the documentation has already been taken care of and the dog will be allowed to enter the EU in ...
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Female dog suddenly timid around men, scared of everyone after moving to a new home

Two months ago I started dating my partner and his dog, a 6 year old Labrador. When I first met her she was excited, happy, and licked me all over. She was happy around everyone; we took her on trips ...
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Is my cat happy, expelled by my step-mother and living in the garden?

My cat Kiwi was born in November 2011, I lived with him for 3 years with my father and my sister in our apartment. In 2013, my father met my future stepmother who is really, really obsessed with ...
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Moving to a house where a dog lived?

We're moving to a new house in about a month. The house has a white Labrador living there at the moment - I have no idea of the age, gender or temperament. I don't know where in the house the Lab ...
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Keeping cat safe and comfortable while moving

I will be moving to a new apartment in a few weeks. I have an indoor-only cat who has never been outside. I understand how to acclimatize her to the new apartment by slowly introducing her to new ...
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Trying to get a good night's sleep with an overly affectionate cat

TL;DR I would like tips on getting my cat settled into a routine of not sleeping in the bedroom, given that we have just moved house. History We have a 9 year old neutered female rescue cat who we ...
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Moving houses with 15 cats [duplicate]

I'm moving houses but I have 15 cats with me whom I want to take to the new house. All cats are neutered cats and I'm very close to them. Right now they live with us and things are very good but I'm ...
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Can/Should I take a feral/stray cat with me to a new house?

2 years ago a nursing Mama cat appeared on my porch digging through garbage for a meal. I tried to pet her, but she ran away immediately and I did not see her for several days. Gradually she started ...
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moving with a stray cat [duplicate]

About a year ago a sweet female cat started showing up on our patio. She took a few days to warm to us but was soon sitting in our laps and asking for pets. We were able to eventually move her indoors ...
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Is 12 too old for a cat to move to Australia?

We want to move our 12-year-old cat from Korea to Australia. A year and a half ago, our vet said our cat was healthy, and the person looking after her in Korea says our cat is still healthy. But my ...
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New behavior since moving

I have just moved out of my daughters home where my cat Jazmine stayed in my room or went outside using the doggie door. She never went into the other rooms of the house because my daughters cat was ...
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How to move an axolotl and his tank without needing to re-cycle?

I'm moving my adult axolotl this weekend, and I was wondering what method was best for this. I've read that transferring him into a tupperware filled with tank water can work. Would this be ok for a 1 ...
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Train grown outdoor cat using the litter box

I have a grown outdoor cat. We will move in a few months and then we want the cat to stay in the house for the first days in the new home. So in those days my cat has to use the litter box. How to ...
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Can I relocate an outdoor feral cat when I move? [duplicate]

I am in a rental due to hurricane Mathew, and will be moving in Aug. I have a feral Mama and 2 kittens. I trapped mama, had her spayed and vaccinated, brought her back and released. I trapped the ...
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Is it easier on my dog to move in a single day or take 2 weeks to get used to the new place?

I've recently found out that I'll likely be moving in about 4 weeks to a new home in the same neighborhood (8 city blocks from my current building), thanks to ever increasing rents in NYC. I'd like ...
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Moving houses but we feed two stray cats

We've been feeding two stray cats for about 2 months now - a male and a female. We also have cat of our own who is indoors most of the time. The female one was pregnant when we started feeding her and ...
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Am I 'stealing' someones cat?

We are currently renovating a new house. We are there every night and we are visited by a very friendly cat every night. From day 1 he was very friendly, approached us and meowed until we pet him. We ...
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Moving my cat and going on vacation around the same time?

My lease is up this summer and I'm planning on moving apartments. The problem is that I also have a 3-day trip scheduled to start the day my lease ends (cannot be changed). My cat will be a little ...
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How long should I keep a well-adjusted cat in?

I grew up with family cats and come from a family of cat lovers so have been around cats for a long time. However, recently my grandmother died and I offered to adopt her 10 year old tomcat, Ned. My ...
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How long will it take for a dog to adjust to a new home

When moving home it affects us all, including pets. It can take people a while to feel happy in a new home. How long is normal before a dog returns to its confident old behaviors?
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Can an understock tank be under filtered?

I asked this question a couple of month ago, I suggest you read it first so you know the context. I have a 15 gallon tank with 10 neon tetra, 4 zebra danios, 2 endler and a bunch of red cherry ...
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How to upgrade fish to a much larger aquarium

I currently have a 15gal tank fully cycled. The tank is stock on the heavy side of thing and I purchase a larger tank (75gal) for another project I will not be doing finally. So I will use the larger ...
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Moving Cross-country with 2 Cats

I'll be moving across the US with a U-Haul truck and a car in-tow and need to accommodate for 2 cats that travel in rabbit cage size containers. Leaving the cats in the towed car is illegal in many ...
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How can I help my cat get acclimated in my new home? [duplicate]

I'm moving in about 2 weeks. I'm sure my cat is not going to know what's going on and why she's in a new environment. Any suggestions on what I can do to make this transition less stressful for her ...
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Moving has caused my cat's night-life to eat away at my actual life

We've recently moved from a house to an apartment. We've had this cat for quite some time, and it has moved with us twice before. Both the other times, the cat would disappear for a few days (under ...
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How can I move houses with a friendly feral cat I care for?

I have been feeding a friendly feral cat for the last 10 months. He began visiting us when he was well into his feline teens, so to speak (so he can forage food for himself). He is not exactly a lap ...
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How to carry or transport a pet parrot in Indian Railway

I have three parrots, I have to move to another state. How can I carry parrots in Indian Railway? Specifically, which type of cage or food is required, or else what do I have to do. How can I care ...
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Can you get a cat used to a new house by putting butter on their paws?

I was recently told a trick about how to get your cat used to a new house, after moving. The trick is to put butter on the cat's paws. The cats will lick the butter off their paws, and as they ...
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How do I help my dog adjust after moving?

My dog: Sex: Female Breed: Chihuahua/French Poodle Age: 9 Had surgery for a breast tumor a year and a half ago. No further sign of tumors. Previous Location: Mother's home 4 bedrooms (3 residents)...
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How can I introduce my dog to a new home with minimal stress?

We recently moved from a condo to a full house with a yard and would like some pointers on how best to introduce a dog to the new household, a household which will no doubt have a range of foreign, ...
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How can I help my dog adjust to a move?

One of my two dogs (about a year old) is having trouble adjusting to a recent move to a new state. He is fretful and nervous. What can I do to help his anxiety?
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How can I manage a big change in my cat's environment?

My cats and I are moving to a new apartment, and I am considering the impact of such a dramatic change in environment on my pets. From common sense, I've come up with these few points: Get the cats ...