Battle Ground, WA ~Professional Cat Sitter

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Lilies kill  cats True lilies, including the Stargazer lily, Tiger lily, Easter lily, Japanese show lily, and Rubrum lily, are beautiful, sweet-smelling flowers that are so common, you’ll find them everywhere from everyday table centerpieces to wedding bouquets. Unfortunately, they are one of the most dangerous flowers to have around cats. It takes only a nibble on one leaf or …

Battle Ground, WA ~ Professional Cat Sitter

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I just have to give you a little update on Otis. He is purring along. I think he expects a PM meal now, since one of his meds. needs to be with food. We are lucky he is eating the ground pills I mix into the wet food. We all know that can change.  I share our experience just in …

Battle Ground, WA ~ Professional Cat Sitter

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I haven’t talked about our geriatric cats much, life has been fine with them.  Ginger seems to be doing ok since her medical issues a few months ago, we will have to think long and hard if going to the Vet with her is worth it. She is so unhappy they have to sedate her to treat her. Now it’s …

Battle Ground~ Professional Cat Sitter

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When I arrive at a new cat sit sometimes a cat will have large pupils. They are scared since they don’t know me yet.  I get level with the cat and make eye contact. Then I do a few very slow blinks.   Most of the time I will see their pupil contract and they will blink back! Slow blinks …

Battle Ground~ Professional Cat Sitter

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I got new custom note pads printed! One thing about digital printing is more color!   I put the client’s name on the top line, Otis and Callie.   On the next lines I put the date and time I arrived. I’ll also let you know if something happened,  the shy cat came out from under the bed or I …

Battle Ground Professional Cat Sitter

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Spring Ahead Daylight savings time is upon us.  When the time changes and I’m cat sitting I stay on cat time. I figure if the cat’s humans are coming home in a few days why should I change the cats time, that is their human’s job. LOL!  I can’t call it Patt time, it’s cat time!   As a Professional …

Battle Ground Cat Sitter

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Hummingbirds The most important part of cat sitting is the cats, of course.  Caring for your wild birds is part of my job too. We have hummingbirds in Battle Ground, WA year around! I enjoy seeing them daily.  I feed them white sugar and tap water. ¼ sugar to ¾ water. I make one cup in the winter and two …

Battle Ground Cat Sitter

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Yes your cat can get acne on her chin. This can happen if you use plastic bowls to fed and/or water your cats. Switch to glass, metal or ceramic bowls!  Wash the bowls more frequently and wash your cat’s chin to heal those blackheads. this link has some other great suggestions. http://www.allfelinehospital.com/chin-acne.pml