So we are going away for 7 nights and have 2 cats. One is pretty much outdoors and I don't see her for hours but my other baby is a homebody but ventures out. I have a friend whos mum who lives a literally a 30 sec drive from my house. I need her to come to my place and feed cats in morning,and then come back and make sure they are inside for night and feed them again. She seems the best option coz shes sooo close but of course I will pay her and trust her too. So what amount do you think is reasonable for letting cats in/out and do the food. We don't have a cat door and will prob do a kitty litter tray if they are inside a lot. so prob need a few changes for that too
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20-04-2015 16:32 #1
20-04-2015 16:45 #2
Thats tricky. Twice a day is a big ask (in my eyes) and what happens if she cant find the outdoor cat at night time? I dont know what i would expect to be paid but i know i would get the ****s if i turned up, i couldnt find the cat and had to spend an hour calling it!
It might be better putting the cats in a cattery for the week?
Last edited by heplusme; 20-04-2015 at 16:49.
20-04-2015 16:55 #3
Yes it sounds like a big ask for your friends mum. If you're willing to pay her, I'd just be putting them in a cattery.
20-04-2015 17:06 #4
oooh the outside cat is fine...she will survive.Just want the other one in and she wont stray far and will come when called.def don't expect her to spend an hour russling them in.Just mainly topping up the food
20-04-2015 17:10 #5
Morning fill the bowls
Evening... call them in (minus feral cat,,she will be fine)and fill the bowl
repeat for 6 days
20-04-2015 17:12 #6
20-04-2015 17:20 #7
We used to pay a pet sitter to look after our cats. She would come once a day and charged $20 a day. Cheaper than a cattery for us but still exy. She charged $30 for a twice daily visit. Her visits also included a 15 minute pat/play plus collection mail and putting bins in/out so obviously you wouldn't have to pay that much.
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