Tips On Preparing For Your Cats Stay With Us
• Check vaccination records to make sure your cat has been vaccinated
within 12 months
• Should your cat be due for a booster shot make sure this is done
at least 7 days prior to booking in
• If you have misplaced your cats vaccination record contact your vet
for a replacement
• Make sure you bring your cats vaccination records to the cattery
Transporting Your Cat:
• Have a suitable transport carrier for your cat. Cardboard and other
such make shift ones are not secure enough and is also extremely
dangerous should your cat get loose in the vehicle.
If your cat doesn’t like traveling in a pet carrier, try
covering it with a blanket (allow for ventilation) or try having
it on the passenger seat next to you.
• Place newspaper in the carrier in case your cat has an accident
Where possible keep your cat in doors prior to his/her
stay with us, this also prevents the ‘missing’ cat.
• If your cat is prone to vomiting or soiling, do not feed for several
hours prior to travel
Health & Medication:
• You will need to inform us of any health problems your cat may have
had or is prone to. If medication is to be administered please let
us know at time of booking.
• Write down the dose, frequency and name of medication. If on long
term tablets please ensure you bring along extra ones to the exact
• We cater diets to suit most felines, however should you wish to bring
along your own food you are more than welcome to do so.
Bits & Pieces:
• It is a nice idea to take something familiar along especially if it is
your cats first stay in a cattery, this can include cat bed, blankets or clothing,
as well as any of your cats favourite toys.
Cats Temperament & Habits:
• It is important for us to know what your cat is like generally at home
in itself, with you, other people and other cats or if been to a Cattery before,
how it got on. All this information will help us to understand the needs of every
cat in our care and treat them accordingly.