Category Archives: Holidays

A Little Appreciation Goes A Long Way!

Christmas gifts

The holidays are the time to exchange gifts with the ones you love and to show your appreciation and thanks to those who have gone over and above for you throughout the year.

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Purrfect Pet Sitting Turns 17!

Purrfect Pet Sitting Birthday Meme

August 4, 2017 marks a huge milestone!  Purrfect Pet Sitting is celebrating 17 years in business!  We were the first professional pet sitting and dog walking service in Rensselaer County.  It’s quite an accomplishment to have a business last this long and have such a stellar reputation in the community, let alone a pet sitting business. Continue reading

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Why Your Pet Sitter Can’t “Pencil You In” To Their Schedule

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We love, love, LOVE clients who plan in advance.  We currently have bookings on the schedule from one client in particular (and you know who you are!) for August 2017 which was booked in August 2016!  Not everyone is that organized though. Continue reading

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I Could Retire If I Had A Dollar Every Time I Heard This As A Pet Sitter!

siamese cat

Phew!  We survived the Christmas rush!  I hope you all enjoyed your holiday and were able to spend some quality time with your families.  It seemed like Christmas this year had a much larger occurrence of the “Last Minute Louies” than we usually get. Continue reading

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2015 Pet Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

orange cat wearing santa hat

It comes the same time every single year so how do the holidays ALWAYS sneak up on us?  I’m proud to report that I’ve got most of my Christmas shopping already done but for those of you who haven’t even started we’ve compiled a list of ideas of gifts for the pet lovers in your life. Continue reading

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How Legal Fireworks In NYS Will Affect Your Pet Sitter

pet sitting fireworks

In November 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill allowing novelty items (sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains, etc.) to be sold during specific time periods in New York State.  These items will be available in retail stores from June 1st through July 5th and December 26th through January 2nd. Continue reading

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Is It Safe For Your Pet To Drink The Christmas Tree Water?

tortie cat under christmas tree

You probably already know that mistletoe and holly are poisonous to your pets but what about the water in the Christmas tree stand?  Well, that’s not really safe either.  The toxicity of these plants depends on how much your pet ingests. Continue reading

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Make Your Holiday Pet Sitting Reservations Early!

orange cat wearing santa hat

It’s hard to believe it’s already October.  October!  How did that happen?  I blinked and summer just flew by!  As many of you know, the holidays are by far the busiest times for pet sitters.  In order for us to make plans with our families it would help us tremendously if you’d make your reservations early. Continue reading

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We Survived Summer ’14!

polydactyl cat

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone!

Labor Day weekend marks the end of a very, very busy summer for us.  We are just a few visits away from being able to close the books on August and take a deep, cleansing breath and shout “WE SURVIVED SUMMER ’14”! Continue reading

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