Choosing the Right Cattery for Your Cat

When you need to be away from home and can't find someone to feed and look after your cat, boarding them in a professional cattery is a great option.

Whenyou need to be away from home and can't find someone to feed and look afteryour cat, boarding them in a professional cattery is a great option. 

Checkout any catteries in your local area and ask around for recommendations. It'sworth doing this ahead of time in case you need to board your cat unexpectedly.We've put together a few key questions to ask and things to consider whenyou're doing your cattery research.

 

Do they board otheranimals?

Ifthe cattery also boards dogs, check the layout of the facilities to ensure thatyour cat will feel comfortable and not threatened.

 

Can you bring yourcat’s own things?

Itcan be comforting for cats to use their own bedding or food bowls and toys fortheir stay, to make them feel more at home.

 

Can you choose types offood and cat litter?

Findout if there are any options about what your cat is fed during their stay andwhat cat litter is used. If you dont like the choices, ask if you can provideyour own.

 

Can the staffaccommodate for special needs?

Ifyour cat is very shy or requires medication or monitoring for any healthconditions, find out if the staff are knowledgeable and confident enough tomanage this.

 

Does the place lookclean and welcoming and feel good?

Thegeneral impression you get about the facilities and the staff is important.Find a cattery that gives you peace of mind like the cattery at Southern Comfort Kennels, so you can enjoy yourtime away.