June 17, 2008 09:32 ET

More Cats Are Now Taking to the Highways With Owners on Summertime Vacations Free Ebook Provides Fun Summertime Travel and Safety Tips for Cat Owners

LONG ISLAND, NY--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Years ago, Fido would go on vacation with the family, while the family cat would stay behind to be watched and fed by a friend or neighbor. But nowadays, as more people become solely cat owners, their cats are going on vacation and not staying home. offers a free ebook, "Making Your Cat's Summer A Fun and Safe Time," that explores fun travel and summertime safety tips making sure your cat is healthy, happy and safe.

"While there are still many homes with dogs, cats are catching up and are becoming the favorite pet," said Joan Crane, of "With approximately 88 million owned cats in the United States, over 50 percent of homes are cat-only homes. The cats have replaced 'Fido'... and even go on vacation with their owner by car, RV and even air!"

With the Pet Passport, even more cats are traveling overseas with owners.

"Making Your Cat's Summer A Fun and Safe Time" reviews:

-- Traveling tips -- how to get ready for the trip, what hotels are
   cat-friendly, what airlines allow cats, and more
-- Pet sitting and boarding -- some kitties just don't like to travel,
   so for the "stay-at-home" cats, pet sitting or boarding are two options
   owners can choose
-- Gardening and around-the-house safety tips -- since summer is the time
   for gardening and yard care, owners need to be aware of the potential
   hazards to their cats!
-- Fleas, mosquitoes and more -- those nasty pests that can make your cat
   -- and the owner -- miserable during the summer!
-- Heat warnings -- cat owners need to be aware of heat exhaustion and
   what to do

"Even if you stay home, as cat lovers, we all want to make sure our feline friends are happy and healthy. When gardening or planting household plants, using pesticides around the house or yard, or are outside in the summertime heat by the pool, you need to know how to make your summer safe and fun, for you, your family... and your cat," said Crane.

"Making Your Cat's Summer A Fun and Safe Time" is free by registering at

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