July 14, 2019
While one of the many joys of summer is the advent of holidays, it can be difficult to decide how best to care for your cat while you’re away.
There are some excellent catteries in West London, but not everyone feels comfortable about leaving their pet in a non-domestic setting. And you may prefer to maintain their everyday routine.
Home boarding or stay-at-home care is an increasingly popular option – so it’s important to choose the right arrangement to suit your cat’s needs. With this in mind, the team at Notting Hill & Barons Court Vets has put together a few handy tips that you may find useful.
No matter which option you think you might choose for your pet, feel welcome to pop in and chat to our vet nurses if you have concerns.
Daily visits can be carried out by a friend, neighbour or professional pet sitter, making sure that your cat has enough food, water and other necessary care.
Live-in care is like an advanced version of daily visits, as your feline friend has constant attention and company; it can live almost as usual.
In both cases, it can also be reassuring to know that someone is at your home each day in your absence, checking everything is secure and that your pet is healthy.
Whatever you choose, you need to check with your selected cat sitter to make sure they’ll provide the following:
As your pet is one of the most important parts of your life, you’ll feel better while you’re away if you know that someone trustworthy and knowledgeable is responsible.
Our vet nurse, Georgie, recommends checking:
Feel free to call us on 020 7229 9797 if you’d like any further advice.