Ups and Downs of Owning Pets in Thailand

Ups and Downs of Owning Pets in Thailand

Before moving to Thailand, we struggled with the decision to bring our cat and dog with us. We questioned whether owning pets in Thailand would be anything like owning pets in the USA. At the time we were researching our move (2012), we found little information on...
Is Thailand Pet Friendly?

Is Thailand Pet Friendly?

We empathize with the pet owners who are faced with the tough decision to bring their pets abroad. But is Thailand pet friendly? Here’s a look into Thailand’s pet culture to help you decided if bringing your pet is the best choice. We made the sobering decision...
Shipping a Cat to Thailand

Shipping a Cat to Thailand

Thinking about bringing your cat with you to Thailand? If you’re like us and consider your cat to be a member of the family, you probably want a rough idea of how to handle this. For anyone shipping a cat to Thailand from the US, here’s an extensive timeline on...
Veterinarian Cost in Chiang Mai

Veterinarian Cost in Chiang Mai

Some travelers or those looking to start a life abroad may be wary of the level of care available from Thai animal hospitals, or wonder if they exist at all. We recently experienced a mini midnight emergency with our cat, MooShu, and visited two clinics that provided...
No Cats Allowed

No Cats Allowed

Unfortunately, after living in our pool-side studio apartment for a mere two weeks, we have since uprooted and moved into a new townhouse after being asked to leave the posh apartment complex. To our surprise, cats are not welcomed at Ban Jed Yod, and so we had to go....
I’d Fly Domestic Any Day

I’d Fly Domestic Any Day

Flying domestically in Thailand proved once again to be a breeze, and seeing as we flew with our cat, this past flight was a particularly pleasant experience. Instead of all of the hoop-jumping we did to ship our cat in his hard-shelled crate via cargo on an...

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