How to sail with your cat with Miss Rigby the Boat Kitty
Did you know that you can take your cat on a boat? Rigby shows that you. Actually she not only goes on a boat, she also lives on a boat. Hear how you can train your cat to go on a boat with you and the safety steps to take.
In this episode we cover:
How the couple got into the sailing lifestyle.
Adopting Miss Rigby from Connecticut.
Coming up with Miss Rigby’s name.
Utilising calmness and positive reinforcement.
Training her on the dinghy.
Boats, cats and swimming.
On lifejacket usage for their cat.
Safety of cats on the boat while docked and while sailing.
On using a leash for Miss Rigby.
Using a directional tracker for cats while traveling.
Sleeping conditions on the boat.
Managing day to day on the boat.
Biggest lesson learned while living with Rigby.
Miss Rigby meeting other animals.
Training her to sit on their shoulder.
Quarantine laws for different locations.
Most memorable experience with Miss Rigby.
Sun exposure and protection for cats.
Future travel plans.
Introducing new things to Miss Rigby including bike riding.
Rigby and vegemite.
Common reactions when new people meet her.
MV & Rigby on Instagram - @miss_rigby_boatkitty
Other Instagram Accounts Mentioned
Nathan & Winnie - @nathan_thebeachcat
Mike and Lily - @adventuresofmikeandlily
Bryson – @bryson_burmese_adventure_kitty
Starpurrd - @starpurrd
Roxy - @roxythe_kitty
Kazuki - @kazuki_the_bengal
Themba - @themba_the_kleptocat
Pistachio - @hellopistachio
Peanut – @iamaboatcat
Review from @meetmymilo
Thank you to our amazing partners Basepaws.
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Music for this episode was composed and performed by Kory McIntyre.
The photo used for the cover art for Season 3 of Catexplorer Podcast was taken by @adventureswithsquirrel.