Hiring a cat sitter for your pet babies can be a daunting task. It’s important to find a professional who can take care of them while you’re away, but knowing exactly what to look for can be overwhelming. To make your decision easier, I suggest asking three key questions during the meet and greet with the potential pet sitter. These questions will help you determine if they are the right fit for your feline friends.
What do your pet drop-in visits include?
This question looks like a “basic” but after years of experience as a cat sitter in Durham, I cannot stress enough how crucial it is to clarify exactly what services you will be receiving when hiring a cat sitter. It´s really important to make sure that you know what you are exactly going to get.
During the meet and greet with potential pet sitters, I suggest asking questions such as how often the cat litter gets changed, how long the visits are, and what time they are normally done. These details will help you determine if the sitter is the right fit for your furry companions.
What is your experience in cat sitting?
When looking for a cat sitter, it’s always a good idea to ask about their experience. Although experience can be an advantage, it’s not the only factor to consider.
If your pet has specific needs, such as medication, it’s important to make sure the sitter is capable of handling these needs.
Keep in mind that someone with little experience can still offer outstanding care for your furry friend.
How you are going to communicate?
It’s crucial to have clear communication with your cat sitter while you’re away and she is doing the pet drop-in visits.
It’s recommended that you ask your cat sitter for their contact number, and emergency contact number, and inquire about their communication protocol.
As a cat sitter in Durham, I always make sure all my customers know that they are going to receive photos and videos for each visit, so you may want to consider asking your sitter about this as well.
Also, always make sure you give her somewhere to contact you and an appropriate emergency contact number she can reach in case of any issues.
Bonus question: Are you happy with the answers?
This question is something that you should ask yourself after that first meeting.
Don´t rush around to book or feel pressure to book the cat sitter because you are already meet her. Only book her if you are sure she is the perfect match for your little paw friends. At the end of the day, you need peace of mind when you will be away.
I hope these questions help you to make the best decision. If you are looking for some cat sitting in Durham, don´t hesitate to contact me for more information.