Tag Archives: Cat Sitting

What Happens If My Pet Dies On The Pet Sitter While I’m On Vacation?

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Whenever we go away we cringe at the thought of what would happen if one of our pets passed away while under the care of their pet sitter.  It’s a reality we have to face.  Our Jack Russell, Zach is 17 and in failing health as is my oldest cat Louis.  We went away in February but seriously considering not going because we were worried about our pets. Continue reading

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Will The Pet Sitter Clean Up If Your Pet Makes A Mess?

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Pets aren’t quite as bad as kids at making messes, but there are times that it happens.  Should you worry about coming home to a mess that your pet has made while you are away? Continue reading

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Your Pet Sitter’s Pets: Cat Enclosures

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In a perfect world we’d be able to let our pets outside without having to worry about them coming back.  Between predators, cars, etc. it just isn’t practical to let your cats out unattended (or any pet for that matter).  It’s just too dangerous.  My cats did fine as indoor only cats, but I knew they really would be happier if they had access to the outdoors.  Continue reading

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How Many Litter Boxes Should You Have?

One of the most common complaints we hear from clients is that their cat(s) won’t use the litter box.  Our first question to them is how many litter boxes do you have?  Increasing the number of boxes really can make a difference in your pets behavior and possibly bring peace back to your kingdom. Continue reading

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15 Reasons We Won’t Do Every Other Day Cat Sitting Visits

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Every once in a while we get an inquiry from someone who wants us to come to check on their cats every other day or every third day.  I explain to them that for their safety and our sanity our policy is all cats must be seen once every 24 hours and dogs must be seen every 12 hours.  Some people think we’re just trying to gouge them for more money.  They don’t understand our policy and claim that their cats are “self sufficient” and will do fine seeing someone for 20 minutes every 3 days.   Once we explain our reasons we’ve had people change their mind and have us come twice a day instead.

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