Tag 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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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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Pet Sitting On The 4th Of July


With each holiday and each changing season the challenges of pet sitting also change.  At Halloween, for example, we have to be careful pets don’t get into any candy and in the middle of the summer we don’t want your pets to burn their feet on hot pavement.  4th of July can be an incredibly stressful holiday from your pets point of view and therefore we try to take extra precautions to keep them safe. Continue reading

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