4 Ways to Help Houston’s Pet Rescues
Happy National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, y’all! Want to make your holidays more meaningful this year? Here are four ways you can help Houston’s pets who will spend their holidays in a shelter. Adopt a pet. If your lifestyle and finances allow, give yourself the gift of purrs, wags, and a lifetime of love […]
10 Reasons Why You Need a Cat Sitter
Nobody enjoys leaving their cat behind when they travel. But in general, cats aren’t very good travelers and are much better off at home. You shouldn’t have to start your vacation or business trip nervous, guilty, and rushed. You should be able to say goodbye to your cat calmly, on time, and feeling relaxed. That’s […]
Lost Pet – What to do Before and After
It’s every pet parent’s worst nightmare. The heart-pounding, can’t breathe, sweaty palms kind of nightmare. Your beloved pet is missing. Fido took off after a squirrel and you lost your grip on the leash or Kitty ran out the door in that split second when you were coming or going. If that happens to you, […]
Fireworks Tips for a Happy New Year for Houston’s Pets
Thanks to the Houston Fire Marshall for some great tips to help ensure that your pets are safe and happy this New Year’s Eve. Fireworks can be seriously stressful for some pets, so here are a few steps you can take to make sure your best friend is comfortable: Do not take your […]
Have Cat Allergies but Want to Adopt a Cat?
Want to adopt a cat, but you’re allergic to cats? You say you’re prepared to take antihistamines, and you have a HEPA air filter in your home? Some cat breeds are considered more “hypoallergenic” than others. Cats do produce cat dander, an allergen, but the real problem for the estimated ten percent of the population who are allergic to cats may […]
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Houston Pet Sitters Vote for Best Cat Litter
Once upon a time, I was cleaning the litter box during a cat sitting visit, and thinking about how much difference cat litter makes in cleaning the box. On the way to the next pet sitting visit, I started wondering if other sitters had an opinion about the best–and worst–cat litter types and brands. I sent out […]
Houston’s Best Pet Sitters: Preparing Your Pet for Disaster
Can you believe it? It’s been thirty-one years. Thirty-one years ago next Monday, Hurricane Alicia tore through Houston, leaving a mess you had to see to believe. We lived in the Galleria then. I remember walking down Westheimer with Bobby, just after the storm. I had never seen that street empty, day or night. Filling in for […]
Awesome Pet Sitter & Dog Walker for Montrose, Midtown, Neartown!
I’m a little tardy in introducing our pet sitter and dog walker for Montrose. Meet Jenny (and Lennox her Scottish Fold kitty). Jenny has a degree in Psychology from Texas A&M. So it’s no surprise that she describes her favorite part of being a pet sitter this way: “…getting to know all of the different […]
What happens to my pet if I die?
Recently a cat sitting client told me, “I finally have a cat who will outlive me.” Which started me thinking, “I wonder how many of our clients have given this some thought?” What would happen to my pet if I died today? Would anyone know about her food, her medications, her allergies, her fears, her […]