FurryFido Adjustable Pet Sling/Dog cat Sling Carrier for Cats Dogs Bunny, Up to 13 lbs with Extra Pocket
It’s been getting more and more difficult for me to work on the computer. As soon as I sit down Frankie comes flying across the room and lands on my desk, keyboard or my lap and interrupts everything. He inserts unintelligible sentences into my emails. He changes the settings on my computer and then I can’t reset to my defaults because I don’t know what keys he used to make the changes!
He also climbs all over me, digging his claws into my arms and chest and shoulders, wanting to be as close to me as possible.
Something had to be done.
I found the above sling carrier on Amazon and out of desperation I decided to order it. I really didn’t think he would use it as attempting to stuff him into his cat carrier is next to impossible.
The first time I attempted to get Frankie in the sling was a bit of a struggle, but once in he seemed to like it.
The bag is reversible. The outside is a nice grey and white zigzag design and the interior is black with pink stars. Maybe when he’s inside the sling he thinks it’s night time!
The first couple of days when I stood up with him in the carrier he jumped out. But yesterday he stayed in all the way down the stairs to the kitchen. I was able to let go of the sling and let it hang at my hips which gave me two hands free to get a cup of coffee. Then he stayed in all the way upstairs. A little while later I went down to the kitchen again and he stayed curled up inside the bag!
I am totally amazed that this works but now I can type on my keyboard, send emails and work on my photos with no interference from Frankie! He weighs 12lbs (5.4kg) so the sling that holds a 13lb animal is perfect for him and gives him room to move around. Thank goodness this isn’t Freddie as he is my giant cat weighing in at 17lbs. No way I am putting him in a sling to carry around!
Tonight when I put the sling around my neck Frankie came over and crawled in on his own with no help from me. He put his head in first, then his front legs went in, then his back legs and tail. Wow, this is a total success beyond what I would have imagined.
As I am sitting here typing he is curled up in the sling (on my lap) dead to the world! I could not be happier!