RVing with Cats: Taking Walks!

When we moved into our RV, we knew the cats would have a tougher time adjusting than we would. Their whole world (their indoor home) was squished down to less than 300 square feet, with all kinds of new smells and sounds. We’ve done a lot to “cattify” our RV, like adding scratching posts to the slide-out trim (blog posts forthcoming!) and low-profile cat condos handmade by David. But it’s not the same as being able to really stretch their legs and get some exercise. When we were still living in a “sticks and bricks” house, we started practicing walking our cats using a Kitty Holster cat harness. We have four (yes, four!) cats, although at the time we had five, and the fifth was a professional traveler. Sadly we had to say goodbye to her about a year ago. Of the other four, two are little old ladies who …

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Tycho the Cat

We get questions about our cat harness, and after trying several that either didn’t fit or were easily escaped, we really like the Kitty Holster (Amazon Affiliate link) from Crazy K Farm (direct company link with tons of cool products). They come in a wide range of sizes and colors, including designs with reflective safety stripes. It took a little while for Tycho to get used to wearing his harness, but now he gets excited when he sees his “jacket” come out, and knows its time for a walk.