Our Top Choice
Petmate Two Door Top Load Pet Kennel
The placement of the doors on this sturdy kennel from Petmate makes it easy to access your cat from either the front or top of the crate.
2-door design makes it easy to get your cat in and out. Comfortable to carry. Eco-friendly and USA-made.
May not meet all airline requirements for pet transport (check with your airline before you fly)
19.4” x 12.8” x 10”
Up to 10 lbs. (24” size – 15 lbs.)
Heavy-duty Plastic and Steel Wire
2-door Design for Easiest Access
Pet Gear IGO2 Traveler Backpack Pet Carrier
This multifunctional carrier from Pet Gear lets your cat see the world from a carefully constructed perch on your back. It can also be used as a car seat, tote, roller bag, or regular soft-side carrier.
Versatile carrier with multiple uses. Storage pouches allow you to carry pet gear such as food, treats, and toys. Wheeled feature is easier than regular carrier on flat ground.
If your cat isn’t calm, it can be difficult to zip up while keeping him inside. Will not be accepted on aircraft.
16” x 12” x 15”
Up to 20 lbs.
Nylon, Plastic, Polyester Fleece
Sides Unzip to Expand 3”
Sleepypod Mobile Pet Bed
The Sleepypod is a pet bed with possible uses that expend far above and beyond. If you have a cat that needs a place to sleep at home, as well as a way to travel by car, this could be a very good choice.
Can function as both a pet bed and a carrier. High-quality, durable, and comfortable materials. Shoulder strap for easiest carrying.
May be too small for some cat breeds.
17” x 17” x 13”
Up to 15 lbs.
Luggage-grade nylon, Polyester
Water-resistant foam bedding
Sherpa The Original Deluxe Pet Carrier
Sherpa carriers are designed with your pet’s comfort in mind. This one in particular is a good choice for those who want to take their cats onboard when travelling by plane.
3 size choices – small or medium will work for most cats. Mesh panels are good for ventilation and allow your cat to see the outside world. A good choice for airline travel.
Rigid sides may make it difficult to fit under the seat on a flight.
15”x 10” x 8.5”
Up to 8 lbs.; Large – Up to 22 lbs.
Mesh, Wire, Faux Lambskin
Locking Zippers, Springwire Frame
Bergan Voyager Pet Carrier
This is a simple and convenient soft-sided cat carrier from Bergan. While plastic-sided cat cages can be awkward to carry, this one is comfortable for owner and pet alike.
Comfortable, soft-sided design lets you carry your cat without bumping your knees. Available in 4 colors and 2 sizes. Travel bed is washable.
Reviewed size may be a tight fit for pets at the high end of the weight spectrum.
14” x 6” x 8”
Small – 7 lbs. Large – 22 lbs.
Ventilated Mesh, Plastic, Fleece
Pet Connect Side Zipper Opening