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Smiling Paws Pets’ Expandable Pet Carrier Giveaway

I’m not a gear or gadget person and I don’t always follow the latest trends in pet products. It takes a lot to WOW me - but the Expandable Soft-Sided Pet Carrier by Smiling Paws Pets definitely WOWED me. This carrier is super cool and fun and my new favorite pet find. So much so, that I can’t stop talking (over-sharing) with cat friends about how they really need to get one of these Smiling Paws Pets carriers – it’s that amazing, the cat’s meow! Rosie likes to sleep and play in her Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Carrier Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Smiling Paws Pets. I am being compensated to help spread the word about Smiling Paws Pets Products. The opinions in this post are my own and Smiling Paws Pets is not responsible for the content of this post. This post also includes affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase through Amazon, I receive a small commission and will be extremely grateful. Smiling Paws Pets is on a mission to make life easier for pets and their people. They create high-end, quality cat and dog products that provide simple solutions to everyday pet issues. Currently, they make cat litter mats, odor and stain eliminators, pet beds, and expandable carriers. The Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Pet Carrier gives cats spaces to breathe while traveling Smiling Paws Pets generously sent us their Expandable Soft-Sided Carrier for Rosie to try. Rosie is petite so we went with the smaller size, which is safe for pets up to 15 pounds. The carrier is approved for airline travel and can also be strapped into a car seatbelt for safe road trips. It’s lightweight, waterproof and the wireframe can be squeezed in an inch to conform to small spaces. The mesh sides are also great for airflow. Rosie loves her Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Pet Carrier - she thinks it is her clubhouse. The coolest part is that is that the carrier expands four different ways for longer trips when your cat or small dog needs a little extra legroom. It transforms from carrier to kitty playhouse tent in seconds (only its much easier and faster to assemble than human tents). This carrier also folds flat and comes with a bag for easy storage. Watch the video for the full DIY kitty playhouse experience.

Why We Love Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Carrier

1. It’s versatility. Use it as a standard carrier or expand on all four sides for extra space and stretching room. 2. It’s easy to assemble. Emphasis on the easy. It practically assembles itself. 3. It’s a space saver. Folds flat and fits nicely in a small bag, perfect for space challenged pet owners. Most importantly, Rosie LOVES her new Smiling Paws Pets Expandable Soft-Sided Carrier. We have been leaving it fully expanded near the heat vent and she pretty much hangs out in it all day long. It’s like her very own kitty clubhouse – no dogs, bunnies or humans allowed. Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Carrier can also serve as a playhouse for cats Rosie is strictly an indoor cat. However, we might try setting up the carrier in the backyard (in warmer months) so she can enjoy a summer breeze and some bird and squirrel watching safely from her very own screened in porch.

Why Smiling Paws Pets' Expandable Carrier makes a great kitty clubhouse

Smiling Paws Pets has generously offered to give one carrier away to a lucky reader. Purchase the carrier through their website using the code TheDailyPip15 now through March 11 to receive 15% off. To learn more about Smiling Paws Pets, please follow them on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram. a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. Mark Muller
    February 12, 2018 / 7:36 am

    that's a mighty fine stylish travel carrier… good luck to all kitties and small pups!

  2. Molly the AireGirl
    February 12, 2018 / 10:38 am

    Wow – that is really nice for Rosie!

  3. Emma
    February 12, 2018 / 11:39 am

    We need a new carrier to get the cats to the vet. The carriers are only out the day before they go to the vet, but they do always nap in them.

  4. Sheltie Times
    February 12, 2018 / 12:11 pm

    Looks cool. The expanding and space saving would make it much more useful.

  5. Julie
    February 12, 2018 / 12:12 pm

    That does look a pawsome carrierLoves and licky kissesPrincess Leah xxx

  6. Three Chatty Cats
    February 12, 2018 / 1:31 pm

    Wow, what a cool carrier! I know that Sophie would play in this if it were set up all the time. Sometimes I catch her in our regular old standard carriers just hanging out.

  7. Madi and Mom
    February 12, 2018 / 3:22 pm

    Rosie OMCs you are the bestest model for that new carrier.Jumpin' catfish that is super duper handy and we like the expandable sidesHugs madi your bfff

  8. Bouncing Bertie
    February 12, 2018 / 4:46 pm

    Er, do they by any chance do a pet carrier that would enable a long legged 20lb wire fox terrier to sneak onto an airplane as hand luggage…..?

  9. ♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥
    February 12, 2018 / 5:35 pm

    BOL = we think we might be a little bit oversized for that carrier. But it sure looks like it is well-made. Some kitty or smaller pup will love it.Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  10. Bella Roxy & Macdui
    February 12, 2018 / 7:01 pm

    Cats get to travel in style??!! We'll have to think about that!.

  11. Eastside Cats
    February 12, 2018 / 7:09 pm

    Very cool! The four-kinds of expansion are really nifty!

  12. Kayley
    February 12, 2018 / 7:45 pm

    Yes, I think my cat Annabeth would enjoy the carrier!

  13. The Swiss Cats
    February 12, 2018 / 7:50 pm

    It looks like a great travel carrier ! Purrs

  14. da tabbies o trout towne
    February 12, 2018 / 8:28 pm

    yo boss….wavez two ewe gorgeouz …we wood like ta say… oh kay.. way kewl carrier; but well, ya noe……kewl N carrier iz kinda like….uh……well, de foodz serviss gurl thinkz it awesum !! ☺☺♥♥

  15. Idaho PugRanch
    February 12, 2018 / 8:32 pm

    WEll that is just the coolest thing!hugsHazel & Mabel

  16. Cats Herd You
    February 12, 2018 / 10:35 pm

    That's a really cool carrier! We like the idea of being able to expand the space inside once you get to your destination. Cupcake would really enjoy that kind of versatility for her outings.

  17. The Island Cats
    February 13, 2018 / 2:21 am

    Wow, what a cool carrier! We would love to have one like this. The fact that it expands makes it very versatile.

  18. pilch92 15andmeowing
    February 13, 2018 / 2:21 am

    That looks like a great carrier. I think my cats would nap in it.

  19. Ruby
    February 13, 2018 / 4:32 am

    HOLY COW PATTIES!!!! That is FABulous!!!! Do you thinks they make it in a KING SIZE??!! I would loves one of those! BOL!You kittehs have the bestest accessories!Kisses,Ruby ♥

  20. Momma Kat and Her Bear Cat
    February 13, 2018 / 7:09 am

    Rosie, you are stylin', girlfriend! I'm surprised none of your fursibs has tried to share. I love how this expands so large!

  21. Natalie Hartmann
    February 13, 2018 / 1:04 pm

    Milkshake, my cat, would love it!

  22. Anonymous
    February 13, 2018 / 7:18 pm

    I think Marceline would love something like this

  23. Ashley Charlebois
    February 13, 2018 / 8:26 pm

    Honestly, I don't know. They would definitely be curious about it.

  24. Courtney Stock
    February 14, 2018 / 12:22 am

    My cat would love to nap in this carrier because he likes small places to hide in.

  25. Karen Frewert
    February 14, 2018 / 12:41 am

    This would come in handy when my kitty Mango is on set. We generally have to bring a dog play pen for holding and carry him in the other room to set. This would help bring him to set and be holding on set for short term.

  26. Linda Szymoniak
    February 14, 2018 / 4:41 am

    My cats would love napping in this – especially our Arata.

  27. Theresa Spaid
    February 14, 2018 / 3:17 pm

    My Smeaky doesn't like kennels but maybe he would like one of these and be comfortable enough to take a nap

  28. LP
    February 15, 2018 / 1:03 am

    That is the coolest carrier we have ever seen!the critters in the cottage xo

  29. evie
    February 15, 2018 / 6:03 am

    i dont have cats, but small dogs. however, i love that this carrier expands. it would be so much more comfortable for the pets so they can stretch out and move a little bit.

  30. Anonymous
    February 15, 2018 / 3:06 pm

    My cat would love to nap in this carrier!Donna L.naloe@hotmail dot com

  31. Daniel Scott
    February 17, 2018 / 4:23 am

    I think Yoshi would be ok with it. His favorite place is the wide, sunny window sill that looks out over our lawn.

  32. Noodle Cat
    February 17, 2018 / 4:15 pm

    That's one great carrier!Have a wonderful weekend…Noodle and crew

  33. Carrie Goodin
    February 17, 2018 / 4:55 pm

    Oh… Needed this the other day. My cat would Love this. Had to trasport my baby in a old cardboard box.

  34. Samantha Martin
    February 17, 2018 / 10:27 pm

    Both of them would for sure!

  35. Eileen Boyce
    February 17, 2018 / 10:47 pm

    Yes I think he would like it.

  36. Jan K
    February 18, 2018 / 12:21 am

    That is definitely much more than a plain old cat carrier! What a good idea to take it outside as a personal screened-in porch. I think our Sam would love that.

  37. Lindsay Shearouse
    February 18, 2018 / 12:27 am

    My kitty Maggie would love a nap in this!

  38. Kayla Klontz
    February 18, 2018 / 12:47 am

    I think she would love to nap in this because she loves to sleep in dark places and this would for sure shade her.

  39. Lisa Pecora
    February 18, 2018 / 1:21 am

    My cats sleep in their hard carriers now I think they would like this one.

  40. klahane ridge
    February 18, 2018 / 2:18 am

    The Smiling Paws Pets’ expandable pet carrier looks amazing! I know our cat would enjoy napping in it – she loves when we make blanket or box forts for her to hang out in!

  41. juanita may
    February 18, 2018 / 2:21 am

    My cats would love that carrier and would want to play and lay in it all the time!

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