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5 Star Cat Sitting In Norwich

TOP RATE LOVE & CARE FOR YOUR CAT WHEN YOU'RE AWAY FROM HOME, BROUGHT TO YOU BY ESTABLISHED NORWICH CAT SITTERS!


Hi there!  We're Faith and Kylie, and together we run Norwich Cat Sitting Services.  We are established Norwich cat sitters in our own rights under our respective business names, The Cat Lady Norwich Cat Sitter, and Faith the Cat Sitter Norwich, with over 5 years of professional experience looking after cats and kittens all over city,  and working together we can bring you one amazing 5 star cat sitting service for Norwich, covering NR1, NR2, NR3, NR4 and the suburbs!  Click here to meet the rest of our team.  We’re based in Norwich city centre, so, if youre looking for a professional, top rate alternative to a cattery to care for your precious feline friends while you're away from homelook no further than us for all your Norwich cat sitting needs!

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We believe that cat sitting is a much nicer way for your cat to be cared when you are travelling because as all cat owners know, our fluffy friends really dislike being put into the dreaded cat carrier and being taken to the cattery, making it an upsetting and stressful start to your time away. Cats are very territorial creatures and they love their home comforts so why would you want it to be any different when you go away?  We cater to all types of bookings – if you’re going away for holidays, weekends away, work trips, or simply because you can’t keep asking your neighbours! Even while some cats may appear to be fine in a cattery environment, you will instantly see the difference that staying at home makes on your return and it also reduces the risk of urinary tract infections, depression and stress for them to stay in their normal routine and surroundings.

Scroll down to our 'How It All Works' section to read more details on our service and any commonly asked questions.

The service we offer is so much more than just "feeding the cat" - both giving a specialised personal approach with lots of love and care for every cat that we look after and making sure each cat is happy and relaxed with fuss and cuddles.  It's all about really getting to know each cat in our care and treating them as if they were our own, and we pride ourselves in our professional merged with very personal approach. We absolutely LOVE cats and you will see from the moment we meet how much cats love us!  We both are devoted cat mummies with 5 cats between us, so it's safe to say that your cat could not be in better hands than with us!
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We regularly update our Facebook page with photos of the lovely clients we are visiting - click here to see our update gallery!

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Why Choose Us?

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5* Recommended & Trusted

Faith & Kylie have a 5 star rating on Google and Facebook with over 400 5* reviews combined! We are full time cat sitters working 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday, come rainshine or blizzard, and as this is our only job you can rest assured your cat will have our full attention and be our top priority.

Click here to read some reviews from our very happy clients!  

Years Of Experience

Faith & Kylie have over 5 years of professional cat care experience in Norwich, as well as many years of personal experience.  We focus solely on cat sitting, so have more time to visit your cats instead of rushing off to walk dogs.  The ladies on our team who also dog walk cover smaller areas so they still have the right amount of time to give your cat what they need.  If you're looking for a cat sitter in Norwich look no further!

Insured & Qualified

Faith & Kylie have the following qualifications, and are also actively involved with cat welfare around Norwich, and sponsors for Cats Protection & RSPCA
  • Feline First Aid (Animal Training College/Oplex Careers)

  • Cat Anxiety & Stress Level 3 (Animal Training College/Oplex Careers)

  •  Feline Behaviour & Psychology Diploma (Centre of Excellence/Oplex Careers)

  • Caring for Elderly Pets Level 3 (Animal Training College/Oplex Careers)

All of our team are fully insured with Pet Sitting Insurance and DBS checked for your peace of mind. Confirmation of these can be provided at any point.
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    positive review  Kylie has spoilt our cat something rotten, and is equally capable of chicken-sitting!

    Catherine Reynolds Avatar Catherine Reynolds
    7th December 2018

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How It All Works

We offer home cat care visits, on a once a day or twice a day basis to feed, fuss, cuddle, play with, groom and ensure the well being of your furry friend.  We can also cater to three times a day visits for very young kittens, elderly cats, or on essential medical grounds if needed.

Scroll down and have a click through our FAQ for more information on our service.

I'm afraid we are not licensed for, and don't offer home boarding, as we believe that cats suit their home environments best, to reduce stress while you're away.  We are specialist cat sitters, so do not offer dog walking or sitting, or overnight stays. 

As well as caring for your cats, we can also feed and clean out small animals such as rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs, fish and chickens. so feel free to ask us about this!

Our standard rates for local areas of Norwich are as follows:

NR1: £8 PER VISIT - NR2/NR3/NR4: £7.50-£8 PER VISIT

NR5: £7.50-£8 PER VISIT - NR6/NR7: £8 PER VISIT - NR8: £7.50 -£8 PER VISIT

Please click here if you live outside these postcodes to view our full price list. Please note prices may vary slightly depending on your full postcode.

We tailor each visit to suit the needs of every individual cat, as we understand that all cats are very different and like to be around people in different ways. We take a great deal of time really getting to know each cat that we look after to ensure they have the best possible care. This includes taking all the notes we need on our initial meeting, and taking our first few visits with your cat slowly so they get to know us and us them.

There is no set visit time because as we mentioned above, every cat is different and we judge the visits on each cat's personality, so durations can vary depending on this. If your cat is particularly playful, we can have fun with toys and games! Some cats just love to be brushed and stroked so if this is your cat – leave out the brush! Or if your cat is more of the independent type and simply wants to be fed and let out or left alone to snooze, then that’s fine too! For very nervous cats and cats that find visits from strangers particularly stressful, our approach would be to ensure they have everything they need to be safe, well, fed and watered on a daily basis and leave them to relax quietly in their 'safe place' without any further disruption or anxiety. Despite being anxious, these types of cats are still much better off with a sitter in their own home, with their own smells and routine, than in a cattery.

We can discuss what type of visit you think your cat will want at the time of booking, and will use this information on our first few visits to really tailor our service to the needs of your cat!

As well as plenty of fuss and play for cats who love company, we offer the following as standard on each visit:

- Clean feeding areas, wash food bowls on every visit and clean up any mess made throughout the booking.
- Clean, change and empty litter trays as directed and change bedding of small animals when instructed.
- Small household chores such as watering of plants, gathering mail, turning on lights, radios and opening/closing of curtains. (Please note for big gardens we may add an extra charge)
- Making sure we have seen your cat when possible, especially if they prefer the less-is-more approach and tend to be out and about watching the day go by when we visit!

Ultimately it's up to you, but when you're choosing how many visits to book in, have a think about your cats normal routine. Do they tend to just graze on a dry food diet? Do they go in and out as they please and possibly may not be around when we visit? Are they on a second meal which could be set in a timer bowl? Are they more aloof with strangers than with you? If so, your cat will likely be fine with a once daily visit.

If you cat has twice daily medications, needs their cat flap locked overnight, or you have multiple cats free-feeding on wet food meals then you may need twice daily visits. We would also suggest twice daily visits as standard for kittens and elderly cats, and we can cater to three visits a day for them too depending on availability.

If you are wanting twice daily visits, please take into consideration our visit time slots (listed on the contact form) when booking our starting and finishing visits, depending on the time you are leaving and arriving back home.

Mornings: 8am - 12 noon / Lunch: 12.30pm- 3pm / Afternoon/Evenings: 3.30pm - 8pm. We work to a route depending on our schedules for each day so due to that reason unfortunately we cannot offer specific times for visits, but will guarantee the visit will fall into the time of day you have requested. For once daily visits, please specify a slot on the contact form if your cat isn't OK with a flexible time. For cats on time-specific medications (e.g. Insulin injections) please let us know on the initial booking so we can do our very best to accommodate this.

Please note there is a limited service depending on your sitter at weekends.

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We have plenty of experience with most forms of medicine; tablets, injections, liquids, inhalers and creams. Please state in your first message if your cat will need medication and if they are time-specific and we will do our best to accommodate this.

If you would like us to, we will keep you updated throughout the booking with messages, pictures and videos so you can feel confident that your lovely cat is OK while you are away from home. Please note it isn't always possible for us to take photos/videos at every visit, but rest assured we will send them when we get them! Updates can be sent by text, WhatsApp or email either daily or sporadically throughout your booking, or if you prefer the no-news-is-good-news approach, then you can opt for us to only contact you in an emergency. The frequency of updates can be discussed in our initial meeting. Please note that photos and videos can only be sent via WhatsApp or Email.
If your cat becomes unwell or is injured while you are away, with your permission we will take them to a vet and bring them home again when they have been assessed. We will give any aftercare advised by the vet while you're still away. If we can't contact you or your emergency contact given on our meeting, we will use our own judgement before making a decision as a duty of care. Before going away, please check with your vet on their procedure for cat sitters in case the need arises!

It's handy for us to have an emergency contact number, someone local, in case anything happens to you while you're away, or we need help with vet visits, so please think ahead about who this could be and give it to us on meeting, or leave it out for our first visit.

Simply fill out our contact form below! Click here to scroll down to it. After you have made your booking and we have confirmed it, we will be in touch closer to the time to arrange coming to meet you all and collect a key.
Once you have made and confirmed your booking, we will contact you in the month run up to your start date to arrange a suitable time to come over and meet you and your cat/s. This meeting will usually be in the few weeks before your starting date, so that the information is fresh for us, and your cats remember us!

Please note that we both cover separate areas of the city, so the sitter for your area will reply to your query personally. We have assistants helping us in our local areas, who are also fully insured and DBS checked and will use all the same information we collect on our initial meeting - the sitter who will do the majority of your booking will arrange the initial meeting with you, but sometimes at short notice we can't accommodate a meeting with both of us. We will always offer a 'telephone meeting' in this instance so you can get to know our assistant too, if you should wish.

We will also need to collect a spare key, so please make sure you have one ready for us when we come. During the meeting, we will spend some time getting to know your cat/s and taking notes on all the important information including vet registration, general daily routine and feeding instructions, medication requirements, all their quirky likes and dislikes and much more!

Your keys are stored in a locked safe at our homes and only used when on a booking with your cat. None of your personal information is given to any other party other than the sitter on your booking. Key return will vary depending on who your sitter is, your preference and whether you have any other key holders, and will be discussed with you on meeting.
Yes! Holding your key can save a lot of time out of your busy life to drop us a key, or be at home for a key collection, and it helps to ensure our availability for your bookings. Clients that we hold keys for are always top of the list and can almost always be guaranteed a slot. All that we ask is at least 48 hours notice*.

All keys held are all marked with a clear identity tag (with no address or surname!) in a securely locked location at each of our homes and can be returned to you if needed at your request, when we are next able.

Some benefits of this free-of-charge extra are as follows:
- Flexibility for short notice requests, emergency visits and if you go away a lot throughout peak times.
- Avoids the need for arranging keys at an anti-social or inconvenient time in the run up to your booking.
- Ensures we still have a key after the last visit is completed just in case any delays occur or you decide to extend your trip last minute.
- There will be someone within city centre reach with a key to your property should it be needed. Please note that as we work long hours we would need notice for returning keys, as we do not carry them unless we are on a booking with your cat and may not be in your area. Therefore, if you lock yourself out please be prepared for us to not be available and be ready to call a locksmith just incase.

Please mention if you would like us to hold a key when booking, and have a spare key available on the date we arrange. There is also the option of leaving a key in a safe place, or we are well versed in all types of key safe so are happy to use one of these if you have one.

*Please note at peak times we fill up quite quickly, so this may not be possible in the festive period, easter holidays/bank holidays or over the summer.

Yes, we do have cancellation policies, which will vary depending on your sitter. This is generally 50% within 72 hours of your booking start date, and then in a full charge if cancelled during your booking. Please click here to view our terms and conditions.

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Make An Enquiry

It couldn't be easier to make a booking! Please fill out the form below, or you can email us on  contact@norwichcatsittingservices.co.uk  with your name, full postcode, mobile number and enquiry.

Due to the volume of enquiries, we cannot take any bookings on the phone or verbally.  It must come via the contact form below, email or text message, so that we have a clear record of any key information, dates and location.

The sitter that covers your postcode and will be attending the majority of your booking will contact you ASAP to confirm your enquiry and arrange a meeting.  Please note, some days are covered by our fully insured and DBS checked assistants, so please book in advance so we can arrange a meeting or telephone meeting for them too.  Click here to read more about our team, and make sure to read our Terms & Conditions by clicking here.

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Extra Information? (Please click here to view our price list) - If you are booking for twice daily visits please state which visit to start and finish on.

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