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How to choose a professional dog trainer, dog walker and pet sitter

Your pet is a member of your family. You want someone who will care for your pet with respect, compassion and care. When choosing a pet care professional here are some considerations and questions to ask. Choosing a dog walker or pet sitter Insurance – It’s imperative...

Why does my cat eat that thing?! Have you heard of the behaviour pica?

Pica is also known as eating and/or chewing non- nutritious substances like cloth, wool or plastic bags. It’s common in oriental breeds such as the Siamese, Tokenise and Burmese, which suggests there may be a genetic component to the behaviour. John Bradshaw, in his...

Ask the cat sitter – “Why does my cat do that?”

As cat sitters in St Albans and Harpenden we often wonder and get asked why cats do certain things so we’ve compiled a list of behaviours that our feline friends display and the reasons behind them. Purr It was commonly thought that cats only purr when they’re...

What should be in my first aid kit?

I spent a few hours in the minor injuries department in St Albans City Hospital, this week.. I dropped my very heavy laptop on my big tootsie and had to check whether it was broken! Luckily it isn’t! The nurses were very kind and helpful and I was seen...

The benefits and negatives of a cattery and cat sitter

This article seeks to determine whether catteries or visits from a pet sitting company are the most preferable option for a cat’s wellbeing, while their guardians are away. I will discuss the option of cattery stays and visits from a pet sitting company and the...

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