In addition to looking at cat anatomy, I looked at existing models on the market to see if I could get a regulation size for cat carry cases.
The maximum size for cabin pet carriers on American Airlines is 19 inches long by 13 inches wide and 9 inches high. - 48.3cmx33cmx22.9cm (Traveltips.usatoday.com, n.d.)
Cream Rattan Cat Carrier (Web Exclusive)
Approximate Dimensions (Product): 53.3 x 40 x 33.5cm
Atlas 10 Wire Door Open Top Carrier for Cats and Small Dogs
Approximate Dimensions (Product): Atlas 10: 23 x 48 x 32.5cm; Atlas 20: 32 x 58 x 37cm; Atlas 30: 38 x 40 x 60cm.
Canvas Carrier by Pet Gear
Approximate Dimensions (Product): Small: H29 x W20 x D44cm; Medium: H34 x W33 x D46cm; Large: H42 x W40 x D60cm; X-Large: H50 x W50 x D70cm
Persian 2-in-1 Cat Loo and Carrier
Approximate Dimensions (Product): 39 x 46 x 51cm
Black Fabric Carrier
Approximate Dimensions (Product): 43.5 x 23 x 26cm
Black Quilted Carrier
Approximate Dimensions (Product): 44.5 x 25.5 x 27cm
Traveltips.usatoday.com. (n.d.). Airline Requirements for a Pet Carrier. [online] Available at: http://traveltips.usatoday.com/airline-requirements-pet-carrier-22006.html [Accessed 2 Mar. 2017].
Petsathome.com. (n.d.). Cat Carriers and Travel Accessories for Sale. Pets at Home. [online] Available at: http://www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pets/cat/cat-flaps--carriers-and-kennels/cat-carriers?currentPage=2 [Accessed 2 Mar. 2017].
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