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"Louise is amazing with my fur baby. I was so hesitant leaving her but I feel like she's living in a mansion! I get photo..."
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"Jade and the kids took care of our rabbit very well. Would definitely recommend.😊 Thanks Jade."
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"Hollie was a great catsitter. She took excellent care of our cat and kept in contact every day on how he was going"
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Mireille looked after the cats like they were her own. She kept me up to date with photos and text messages regarding how my cats were coping. I definitely recommend her if you need cat sitting services. Thanks again Mireille!
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Chloe has been so easy to deal with She is very friendly and polite My cat stayed almost a month with her and she seemed all fine . She acted very responsible with my kitty and she was always attentive to her needs.
Thanks for looking after our cats, and for the friendly hospitality! Would recommend and go with Neisha again in future :)
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Mireille was amazing. She and her family sent me daily pictures and took care of my cat for two months ❤️ Would recommend 100%. Thanks again Mireille!!
Jen was fabulous and went above and beyond for myself and Swarley. Highly recommend!!
Thank you Joeii for looking after our Aurora, you are an absolute delight and would highly recommend your services 🥰
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Why hire a cat boarding service through Airtasker?
If you have a cat but have to leave home for a holiday, business trip, family emergency or another event, you can hire a cat boarding service from Airtasker. This service is especially useful if you don’t have anyone else to entrust your precious kitty and care for them while you’re away.
For your peace of mind, make a post on our platform with all the crucial details. List your location, the days you’ll be away and need your cat boarded and cared for, your budget and any special needs your cat may have. Taskers will contact you and give you a free quote. You can see reviews and ratings on them to choose the best one to care for your kitty.
Once you’ve agreed on the budget and set the schedule, they can fetch your kitty from your address, and your lovable feline can be looked after with TLC. You pay your Tasker after the service. It can be that fast, easy and hassle-free to board your cat, so use that pink button now!
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Top Cat Boarding related questions
No. Cat boarding specialists already have these, along with their skill and experience in boarding cats. However, you may want to provide your cat’s carrier, toys and their favourite blanket if your cat will be more comfortable with these items, and to make your cat boarding expert’s job easier. Note that you may be asked to supply proof that your cat is vaccinated and parasite-free, along with any medication, dosage instructions and the number of your vet just in case.
Hiring a cat boarding expert should take a few minutes, depending on how many Taskers respond to your post. As they are local experts near you, getting to your home and collecting your kitty depends on your location. Fetching and boarding your cat shouldn’t take more than an hour if your cat boarding specialist is near your address. It also applies to how soon you get your beloved feline brought back to you.
Yes! If you run a cat boarding service business and are short on staff, you can hire a Tasker to assist. You can hire Taskers for almost any service you can think of and offer, including uncommon ones like cat sitters, house sitters, pet door installation and house cleaning. It’s only a matter of making a post on our platform with all the details about your job to attract the right Taskers.
Some cat owners may notice their cats have become more aggressive or may avoid interacting with you. This is normal, as this can be a sign of separation anxiety - especially if you already have a strong bond with your feline. Your cat needs time to readjust to your absence and re-appearance. Once you’re both back at home, set aside some time to play and cuddle with your cat, and give them treats - but don’t overdo it.
There are a few tips on cat boarding, and one is to ask if the staff is there 24/7. Some boarding facilities don’t have a staff member to monitor their feline tenants overnight. Don’t choose a facility like this if your cat has medical needs or is elderly. Another helpful tip is to provide the cat boarding facility with the number of your vet and a nearby friend or relative to call in case of emergency.
That depends on your cat’s and your peace of mind - and your budget. Mixed-animal boarding facilities are far noisier as there will also be dogs. Your cat is more likely to become stressed in a place like this, but they should be fine if your cat is accustomed to their presence. Should you prefer less stress for you both, you may want to place them in a cat-only boarding area or facility - although the rates may be higher.
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What do cat boarding services include?
Cat boarding services include all the necessary activities to ensure that your cat is cared for while you’re away from home. This can include: fetching your cat and taking them to the cat boarding house or cat hotel, making sure that they are housed properly and getting them settled in, making daily visits to see to it they’re fed, and changing their litter box.
Some cat boarding specialists may spend a few minutes each day or every other day to keep your kitty company and play with them. After their stay is done and you’ve returned home, your cat boarding specialist can transport your cat to you.
Fetching your cat
If you are unable to take your favourite feline to a cat boarding facility, some cat boarding specialists can go to your address to fetch them. Some specialists can make this part of their boarding service, but some may charge extra if you request for your cat to be fetched.
Your cat boarding specialist can use a cat carrier of their own, or you can supply the carrier if you feel your cat would feel more secure and comfortable. Your cat boarding specialist makes sure that your kitty is secure, comfortable and safe during transit.
Getting your cat settled in
Once your cat has arrived at the animal boarding facility, they can ensure that the cat is placed in a clean and comfortable cat boarding cage. Should you want your cat to have a room or area of its own, be sure to specify this to your cat boarding specialist, if you think your cat would be more comfortable (this might cost an extra fee).
Caring for your cat
During your cat’s stay, the cat boarding expert makes sure that your cat has enough water and food and that their space is clean, warm and dry. They can change your cat’s litter box daily or at least every couple of days for longer stays until their stay is over. Your cat boarding specialist can also give your cat any medication they need, following the dosage instructions.
They can check in on your cat daily. Some specialists can spend a few minutes to keep them company and play with them to ensure your cat’s behaviour doesn’t change after boarding.
As your cat boarding specialist takes your feline friend to the boarding facility, they can send you updates via messaging apps. The daily updates can consist of messages with accompanying photos and short videos in real-time to reassure you that your cat has arrived safely and is cared for during their stay.
Returning your cat
On the same day you return, your cat boarding specialist can fetch the cat from the cat boarding house and bring them safely back to you. Taskers will return any toys, medication, cat carrier or equipment you supplied along with your precious kitty.
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Epping NSW, Australia
3rd Dec 2023
I have a domestic short hair cat who is 6 year old. She is an indoor cat, She is cute, quiet and well behaved. She loves to be around people. Her vaccination is up to date, I will be away during Xmas between 18dec and 29 December. So need to send her to boarding ideally she can have a quiet place to stay during this period, I only have one cat so don’t know how she would get along with other pets or not. I prefer she have private space and have play time every day. I can provide food toys and take her to your place. I live in Epping so hope to find someone who lives nearby. If you want to accept this job please let me know your experience, living conditions, and also how many pets you are hosting - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 18 December 2023
Grantham Farm NSW, Australia
2nd Dec 2023
Hello Due to travelling overseas for 5 weeks , I need a home for my two yrs old kitten. She is very clean , quiet and never a trouble maker . She would prefer a house with no other pets and can be around kids . Food and litter will be provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 10 December 2023
Cat Boarding for 2 Days
Dundas NSW 2117, Australia
30th Nov 2023
Hey guys, I'm in need of someone to look after my cat for 2 nights as I am moving house at the moment. Her name is Peaches and she is extremely low maintenance and a happy girl - Due date: Flexible
Cat boarding for 2 friendly cats
Panania NSW, Australia
25th Nov 2023
Cat boarding at your house in Sydney. Look after my 2 friendly cats (Marvin & Milly) at your house for 4 weeks while I am on vacation. I will drop off the 2 cats to your house and will provide you with everything required to last for the full duration (e.g. wet food, dry food, food bowls, water bowl, litter box, scooper) so you won't need to spend anything. Drop off date: Saturday 16th Dec 2023 Pick up date: Saturday 13th Jan 2024 Time: midday, or suitable time Both cats are healthy, desexed and vaccinated up to date. They are approx 3 years old, and will be shy at first, and friendly afterwards. They are indoor only cats. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 16 December 2023
Hoppers Crossing VIC, Australia
7th Nov 2023
I’m looking for someone to look after my cat from the 9th to 18th Jan 2024 around the Hoppers Crossing/Tarneit area. My cat is quite independent, you just need to give her some space for herself (indoors), give her food (that we’ll provide), water and clean her litter. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 9 January 2024
Marsden Park NSW 2765, Australia
9th Oct 2023
I am looking for a temporary foster home for my fur baby girl, Shira. She is 2 years old. Indoor only. Great with kids and adults alike. She loves cuddles, attention, and chats. She is an only pet. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 11 October 2023, until the end of the year, but may need to be extended.
Louise is amazing with my fur baby. I was so hesitant leaving her but I feel like she's living in a mansion! I get photos and videos of her everyday which are just gorgeous 😍
Parramatta NSW, Australia
9th Oct 2023
task date update : Seeking a temporary home for our beloved cat Hope(2 years old almost), who is blind in one eye and deaf. She's quiet and calm but startles easily when asleep due to her sensory limitations. We'll provide all necessities, including food, litter, and toys. Your help would mean the world to her. Date range: October 10th(as soon as possible) to December 4th 2023.We're happy to drop her off and pick her up. Looking for an enclosed space as she is an indoor cat. We would prefer someone who works from home, providing her with company during her time away from us. Thanks
West Ryde NSW, Australia
18th Aug 2023
We have a sweet calico short hair domestic cat. Indoor only that needs boarding from 19th Aug to 23rd Aug. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 18 August 2023
Thoroughly recommend leaving your family loved cat with Louise. So attentive caring and really does make sure they have the best stay possible. Amazing facilities.
Torrensville SA, Australia
31st Jul 2023
I’ll be travelling for a week 9th August to 16th August interstate out of Adelaide. I will need someone to take my kitten (4 months old) in during that time to take care of him for a week. I’ll provide his carrier and food. He is vaccinated up to date and he is not been desexed yet. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 9 August 2023
Gledswood Hills NSW 2557, Australia
21st Apr 2023
I am looking for someone to board my cat from 11th of May till the 5th of June. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 11 May 2023
Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia
29th Mar 2023
I am looking for someone to look after my cat from 11 Apr till 28 April. Supplies will be provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 11 April 2023
Perth WA, Australia
27th Jan 2023
Looking for someone to look after 2 cats from the 08/02/23 until the 20/02/23. Can transport to and from location, cats must be kept inside and I can provide all the food. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 8 February 2023
Perth WA, Australia
2nd Jan 2023
Need a loving cat sitter that can keep my 2 cats for 4 weeks (Jan-Feb) - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 10 January 2023
Balaclava NSW, Australia
30th Dec 2022
Cat boarding for a period of time until cat runs established - Due date: Flexible
Footscray VIC 3011, Australia
22nd Dec 2022
I'm looking for someone that can look after my cat in their home for 8 days while I'm away. Cat needs to be kept indoors and preferably with no other pets as he may get stressed. Otherwise very friendly and low maintenance. I will provide drop-off and pick-up. Due date: 26th December Pick up: 3rd Jan
Griffin QLD 4503, Australia
16th Dec 2022
feed, care for a kitten for 3 days ( sitter's home) early morning of 26 Dec to 28th afternoon. I will drop off and pick up from your place. the kitten is not comfortable with dogs. location must be nearby
candie is awesome😊😊😊
Aspendale VIC, Australia
8th Dec 2022
I'm looking for someone that can look after my 2 cats in their home for 15 days while I'm away, they need to be kept indoors. I'm in Aspendale Victoria, I can travel up to 20min to drop off and pick up - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 22 December 2022
Jade and her family took excellent care of my two cats, they kept us well informed whilst we were away, and were very flexible and understanding as we were running late from the airport. Highly recommend her (and lovely kids that showered my pets with love!)
Zetland NSW 2017, Australia
10th Nov 2022
Holiday cat boarding for my cat (17 days), a female 14-year old domestic shorthair, with diabetes, spayed & vaccinated. She has a very gentle and affectionate temperament, and is food-motivated. She can get along with other cats but is a little shy. Requires 2 x insulin injection a day, 12 hours apart. Feed, medication/syringes, litter will be provided. Can be dropped off on 22 Nov (morning) and picked up 9 Dec (morning). Would prefer someone local to the area as it's easier for me to get to without a car, but not essential. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Tahnia was an excellent and caring pet-sitter who looked after our diabetic cat who needs insulin injections and a special diet. She followed all the instructions to the tee and provided regular updates while we were away. We couldn't have asked for anything more!
Cat boarding for 1 month
Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
8th Nov 2022
I will be overseas for a month and in need of someone with experience with cats and a love for animals to take care of my male tabby - Jeffrey from Dec 7 to Jan 9. Jeffrey is 1 year old, desexed and vaccinated. He is a very gentle, talkative and friendly cat who can be shy at first but if will open up to you quickly! He is okay with other cats as long as they are also gentle and friendly. Preferably someone in CBD or Southbank - Due date: Before 7 December 2022
Neve has been so amazing and went above and beyond with taking care of my Jeffrey for a month. It was easy to communicate with her and
Cat boarding wanted
Sydney NSW, Australia
3rd Oct 2022
We are going away from 27 October 2022 and need someone to home our cat until 16 November 2022. We are around Campbelltown and will drop of and pick up ourselves. Food and toilet provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 27 October 2022