Would you know what to do in an emergency?

Pet Sitter Livingston, West Lothian

Cats are adventurous, curious animals and this can often lead to them getting into difficulties and causing injuries, especially if they are outdoor cats. It is important that you do regular health checks on your pets and get to know what is ‘normal’. Therefore, any changes in their appearance or behaviour can be spotted quickly … Read more

Is a Cat Sitter the best option for your cat?

West Lothian Cat Sitter Wester Inch

Cats are home-loving, territorial creatures, so trying to find a way for your cat(s) to be looked after at home when you go away is an obvious choice. They’re unlikely to feel stressed if they are in their usual environment with its familiar scents, sights and sounds. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a cat-friendly acquaintance … Read more

How to keep your cat cool on hot sunny days ……

Dogs pant to cool down, humans sweat through their skin, cats do not do either of these as their primary way of regulating their body temperature. Panting is not normal for a cat, if your cat is panting you should seek veterinary help immediately without stressing the cat. Cats and dogs can sweat through glands … Read more

Does your cat miss you when you are away from home?

Wester Inch Bathgate Cat SitterWest Lothian

For some reason, there’s this idea that dogs are warm and loving and cats are cold. However, lots of cat owners know this simply isn’t true. Cats are sweet animals who love to cuddle up with their owners and research has proven that cats actually form emotional bonds with their owners as dogs do. A … Read more

The healing powers of cats and how they keep me in a happy place

Cat Sitter Livingston, West Lothian

Running your own business can be challenging at times. Each new day can bring fun, excitement, learning but also despair, long hours and questioning oneself ‘why am I doing this?!’ It is not always easy to jump out of bed and head off in the cold mornings to complete my kitty cat rounds. Mental Health … Read more

Auntie Ali and her ongoing Animal studies

Pet cat sitter Eliburn

Alicat Purrfections Cat Sitting Service, Livingston, West Lothian is always looking for something new to learn as an inquisitive feline. Whether it be reading books about the different Breeds of cats or articles on the benefits of owning a cat for your mental health. To ensure Alicat Purrfections cat sitting service offers the best possible … Read more

Home is where the cat is….

Cat at Alicat Purrfections

In 2014 I lost my beautiful cat Poppet, and the house was just not the same without a feline friend to welcome me home. After a few weeks I decided it was time to find a new companion, so the search began. I knew I wanted a rescue cat and I wasn’t fussed what age. … Read more