Cat sitter or Cattery

Discussion in 'Sphynx Cat Questions?' started by dbzmastergal, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. dbzmastergal

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    Hi guys, I will be travelling in september but I do not have anyone to look after Beerus, so I am considering these 2 options. I am in the hertfordshire area but I don't mind boarding in London. Any recommendations or experiences?
     
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    • Toa and Ross

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      I'm not in your area so can't recommmend persons or cattery. But I wanted to chime in to say I always use a catsitter who comes to my home twice a day. My crew seems happy to stay at home together!
       
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      I would opt for a cat sitter to come to your home as well. Less stressful.

      On facebook there is a group in Vancouver BC (where I live) that is dedicated to pet sitting. Maybe there is a similar type of group for where you live?
       
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      I'm considering taking him with me to a cat friendly airbnb place. Where I am going is 2.5 hour drive so not too bad. Is that a good option?
       
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        Taking him with you is a great idea! I know more people take their sphynx with them when they go on holiday. @Xandria for example:)
         
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        I agree with @Toa and Ross ! If I had the option to bring our little man with us, I 100% would! But he also loves to be with us anywhere, whether the car, ect. He's a little explorer.
         
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          I would opt to take him with you and then if not possible get a cat sitter.
          I had to go away over the last weekend and felt a lot better about leaving him behind knowing he was in his own environment :)
           
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            Hi there!

            I live in Cambridgeshire, have 2 sphynx - I've gone away several times over the past few years (longest 1 month) and have always used trustedhousesitters.com - people stay at your house. These are pet and travel loving professionals who most often work remotely so travel and watch pets throughout the year.

            There's a yearly fee, but 100% is worth it if you travel a few times per year, short and long trips - people are vetted, rated, etc. and I've always had a really positive experience.

            Let me know if you have any questions!
             
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