"The Fat Cat" Cat Backpack - For Larger Cats

A safe, durable, and comfortable cat carrier for everything from trips to the vet to hikes in the park.
$235.00 AUD $310.00 AUD
Guaranteed safe checkout travel cat product page icons

Why Choose "The Fat Cat" Cat Backpack, Our Customer-Favorite

Are you sick of leaving your cat at home alone as much as you do? Want to spend more quality time with your fur babies? Maybe you're hoping to train your kitty to love the outdoors? Or do you need a convenient carrier for every-day errands with your cat or trips to the vet?


"The Fat Cat" Cat Backpack can help you spend more quality time with your cat beyond the great indoors - giving your cat the enrichment and stimulation they need in a safe way so they can live a long and happy life.


Here at Travel Cat, we believe every kitty deserves a life full of fun & adventure. That's why we created our line of Travel Cat gear to include felines of all sizes - from the little floofs, to those who are "big boned". Adventure should be a pawsibility for all cat parents and their kitties, to embrace the wild side & get outdoors together.


What you've stumbled upon - a site and community filled with people who do more with their cats - is a small but mighty and growing community. The Travel Cat community is filled with cat parents who realize exploring with your cat - getting in the sights and smells outside of the house - is rewarding, healthy, and benefiticial for both human and feline.


Having high-quality gear is the most important factor when looking to spend bonding time outside of the house with your cat. We design our products with your cat's comfort and safety as top priority, along with your convenience and comfort as the cat parent, of course! 


This sturdy, well-ventilated, breathable, and versatile cat bubble backpack will be a safe space for adventures with your cat, big & small - whether that's walks around the block, road trips, hiking at National Parks, flying across the country, or anything in between. 

Feature Highlights

“The Fat Cat" cat backpack is our international best-seller! It holds the most weight of any cat backpack on the market — up to 25 lbs of cat.


Our breathable cat backpack with a bubble window is great for larger "big boned" cats, 2 medium sized cats (yes, you can use it for two cats), or lots of kittens.


It comes with a bubble window & screen attachment that you can swap out at your convenience! 


All of our styles have a clip and bungee for you to attach a leash so your cat can "hang out" of the backpack.


Many of our cat backpack styles, including "The Fat Cat," are airline approvedLearn more about that here.


Your order is packed and shipped with love from our warehouse in New York.

Complete Features List

  • Clip inside to attach a leash
  • Bubble attachment
  • Screen attachment
  • Side pockets on both sides
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Adjustable chest strap
  • Strong mesh sides and top (no cat has broken through yet!)
  • Air holes in the front (seriously, we wouldn't sell something your fur babies couldn't breathe in)
  • Mat, removable

Dimensions & Weight

Maximum Weight: Cats: 25lbs, Dogs: 17.6lbs || 11.5kg, 8kg

Dimensions: 15 x 11.4 x 17.7 IN || 38 x 29 x 45 CM

Bag itself weights about 2lbs || .9kg

Shipping Information

All orders ship with love from our warehouse in New York. Orders are fulfilled within 1-5 business days. U.S. orders usually arrive in 3-5 business days depending on your location. Because of COVID-19 it may take up to 5-7 business days.


International orders orders also ship from our New York warehouse. For international shipping information, please see our international FAQs.

Return & Exchange Policy

Exchange or return items for store credit within 20 days of receipt here: travelcatshop.happyreturns.com

United States:
Exchange or return harnesses and small items for store credit to a convenient return bar (thousands of locations across the U.S.). $4 processing fee applies. To return by mail with a free shipping label, a $10 fee applies.


Backpacks and beds can be exchanged or returned for store credit by mail with a free return label. $10 processing fee applies. 


Looking to start an international return? 
For Outside the United States visit our International Returns Portal



Customer Reviews

Based on 336 reviews
Joshua Roshal
Great customer service!

My package was lost in the mail in this company was very helpful and sending over a new package! Great backpack too my cat loves it.

Amanda Johnson
Getting There!

My cat hates her crate, and isn't thrilled about the backpack, but we're making progress! She seems to be learning that getting in doesn't mean anything negative, so she doesn't instantly try to jump out anymore, but she definitely won't go in on her own even with tempting treats. The product is great quality, and my cat seems to like looking through the bubble, so hopefully when it gets warm and we are able to take her outside she'll really learn to love it!

Matthieu Volat
Awesome backpack

I brought this backpack as an improvement over a previous one becoming too little for my cat.

This backpack is awesome, it has lot of space (in good proportions) and is well built but not too heavy, there's plenty air points, the ability to use either the glass dome or a screen is really cool -- I can also leave it open so my cat can play around at home, getting comfortable with the backpack, and even the side allow for observation. It also works well laid horizontally, my cat adopted it quickly.

For now, I only used it for short walks, bike and city transports without issue. In quiet areas, my cat love to use the opening to climb on my shoulders. For really long walk, I feel that a little more padding for the bearer would be welcome, as a closed pocket maybe, but when well adjusted I found it comfortable.

Great backpack!

mr. Leo cat
MaineCoon Leo

My cat is very happy
Wants to travel soon)

Andrew Ross
Stray Travel Cat Backpack

My wife and I love the look of the backpack. Since it's cold out when we got it we have just been taking the cats for a walk down the apartment hallway and so far they love it 😁
Maybe the best part is the cats love the ribbon toy that came with it! Been playing with it everyday since we got it!
Definitely happy about the purchase and can't wait till the warmer weather.

You may also like