Camping with restricted dog breeds could end up costing you a chance at getting a campsite at any given campground and even certain municipalities. While some dog owners think this is a discriminatory practice of disallowing known aggressive breeds of dogs, it really is an issue that campgrounds have no control over.
Going on a road trip with cats can be a fun and adventurous experience for both of you! Or, it can end up being a total stressful crap shoot that will make you both taking the next exit to head back home. However, if you know how to prepare and care for your cat before taking them on a long-distance road trip, your dream adventure can come true!
Does your cat like to go camping with you? If so, do you leash your cat or allow him to explore on his own? If you do allow your cat to roam or free range, you may want to read this because your cat’s life depends on it.
The most hated chore in an RV is cleaning the glass shower doors and shower stalls. Oftentimes, they have caked on soap scum and water spots that kill the aesthetics of the shower. So, we asked numerous RVers what they use and how they clean their RV showers and glass shower doors.
As full-time RV travelers with cats onboard, we face some unique challenges. One of which is where do we put the cat litter box in your RV? Considering that RVs have very tight quarters, finding the perfect place to hide a litter box can be a daunting challenge. Not only must we appease our our kitty cats, but also keep down the cat box odor and not ruin the aesthetics of our RV.
Since the day we started the full-time RV lifestyle, one of our most asked questions is how we keep our cats from scratching furniture in our RV. It’s a cat’s natural instinct to use their claws for everything; from grabbing food, snagging their prey, climbing, and self soothing. But, there are ways to help prevent them from clawing up your RV furniture…and the cat gets to stay!
For those who think that the full-time RV lifestyle is a perpetual vacation living in the lap of luxury, let’s just say, that’s a big fat lie! There are challenges you better be ready for. If you don’t believe me, you’ll want to read about the day we almost quit RVing after driving our own highway to hell.
Does your dog love to go camping? Or, does you cat beg you to take her RVing in your camper? If so, this is definitely a must read for pet owners who are wanting to go camping with dogs and cats. Whether you’re camping at a state park, private campground or even wild camping, it’s important to follow a few pet etiquette rules to help keep your pet and you safe. But to also allow other campers the same reciprocity of camping enjoyment.
When downsizing from our Kentucky home to our RV, we knew we’d have lots of challenges ahead. But those challenges become a whole other ball of yarn when it’s come to RVing with cats. From where to put the litter box to finding their favorite napping spots in our RV, we had to re-learn it all. We had to figure out how to accommodate their needs as well as create an environment where we all can survive. We’re living proof that you can RV with cats and want to share our experiences on the road as full-time RVers.
The question is how do you keep your pets cool and comfortable in your RV when it’s the hot outside? An RV or camper can get hot really fast in the summer. So, it’s important to take certain safety precautions when leaving your pet alone in your motorhome or towable RV when you leave your RV to go exploring.