The August, 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of June, 2012.
Delta reports the death of an eight year-old short hair cat named Baby. Baby was overnighting at Atlanta, GA during a trip from Raleigh Durham, NC to Narita, Japan and was found unresponsive at the kennel. Baby's owners declined a necropsy and two other pets completed the trip without incident.
United Airlines reports the death of a seven year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Jake. Jake arrived decreased in San Diego, CA from Houston, TX. A necropsy was performed and the cause of death was diagnosed as chronic cardiac disease.
United Airlines also reports the death of a six year-old Golden Retriever named Rocket during a flight from Newark, NJ to San Diego, CA. A necropsy did not indicate a cause of death, but Rocket did have self-inflicted injuries.