Foster my cat for a few months

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  1. Una Handley

    Una Handley PetForums Newbie

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    I am moving to Staffordshire in April and until my house is sold in Hertfordshire and I purchase a new home I am looking for someone to look after my cat
    She 8 years old and a house cat because I have always lived near a main road
    I cannot bear the thought of her being at a cattery for so long
    As there is only me at home she isn’t too keen on very active children
    Can anyone give me some advice please
     
  2. CuddleMonster

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    Can you not take her with you? Some landlords do allow pets with a higher deposit.
     
  3. Una Handley

    Una Handley PetForums Newbie

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    No that isn’t a option sadly
     
  4. kittih

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    To be honest she would be far safer in a cattery that looks after cats well than boarding with a random stranger off the internet. If it is only for a couple of months she will be fine.

    Choose a cattery that only caters for cats and has individual units for cats and a good hygiene process. I can't recommend any as I always use a pet sitter but members on here may be able to.
     
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  5. Abby Cox

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    I think putting them in a cattery is fine but I can't recommend any as I always use a pet sitter whenever I travel without my cat. To make sure that they're fine, I always put name tags with my contact info on it in case of emergencies. Aside from it, I'm using a tracker to get me updated of my cat's location.
     
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    I don't know where you are going in Staffordshire OP but I can recommend The Cat's Whiskers in Grindley. It's between Stafford and Uttoxeter.
     
  7. Abby Cox

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    Thanks for the tip. I'll be considering your suggestion. :)
     
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    Quite a trek from California though I should imagine :)
     
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  9. Jackie Lee

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    I'm doing this too! Putting them in a cattery is not so fine as we always think it's better for them to be in their own home.
     
  10. Abby Cox

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    Yes I think so too. What tracker do you use for your dog?
     
  11. Jackie Lee

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    I'm using "tile" tracker before but i was disappointed coz it doesn't work as what i've expected. Try to check Trackimo.
     
  12. kittih

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    I don't disagree that home may well be best but with respect to the OPs request a cattery is far safer than asking random unknown people on the internet to cat sit for the duration.
     
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  13. Abby Cox

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    I've checked it already and it seems reliable and easy to use. It's also quite affordable. Probably the best option for me.Thanks!
     
  14. Jackie Lee

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    Well we have our own opinions kittih. You're right also and I won't object to your statement.
     
  15. Abby Cox

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    Haha. I think it's already up to the owner's decision. If she thinks that it's the best for her/ his pet then why not?
     
  16. Jackie Lee

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    Very well said Abby! It's up to owner's decision.