Category Archives: "Cats"

cat sitter
20 Sep, 2021

Find local catsitters to cat sit for your pets

If you own cats you will be used to finding local catsitters to cat sit or at least feed them when you are away from home. As a petowner you know the responsibilities involved, in regular feeding and maintenance routines for pets like cats. While local petsitters are one solution they may not be your […]

tips for cat sitting
9 Sep, 2021

Tips for cat sitting – Top 10

Every cat owner knows the curious responsibility of ‘owning’ or at least befriending Kitty Kats. It’s less a pet owner relationship but more a tolerance of benign tolerance on their part.  Regardless, from time to time if we have cats at home, we will need a cat sitter at home to feed our cats. The […]

keep pets at home
5 Sep, 2021

Why keep pets at home with petsitters?

As every pet owner knows minding your pets yourself is a joy. However, when you have to find pet care for your pet friends when you go away that opens a set of challenges. The questions most people worry about are around whether or not to keep pets at home, or to find an alternative […]

orange cat
30 Aug, 2021

Orange cat varieties – Why they are special?

As any pet owner and especially cat lover will tell you each breed of cat has a particular personality. But not many people will tell you that a cat’s colour will influence its personality. However, one vet quoted in the National Geographic magazine said exactly that. Whether you are a cat lover, catsitter or a […]

are all orange cats male
30 Aug, 2021

Are all orange cats male? Things to consider

Many of our housesitters and petsitters send us photos for our funny pet photo competitions. In addition we get all kinds of ginger cat descriptions and names from our pet owners when they post petsitting assignments. So it was no surprise when at Housesit Match we realised that a lot of the orange cats featured […]

moving overseas
5 Aug, 2021

Moving overseas – 7 Point checklist

If you are moving overseas make sure your emigration goes smoothly. If you are a homeowner and need to prepare read this 7 point checklist to ensure a smooth move. There are so many things to consider with a big move, especially overseas we have drawn up a list of top 7 tips to help. […]

planning on moving
19 Jul, 2021

Planning on moving? Points to check in a neighbourhood

Homeowners move from time to time, sometimes locally other times far away from anywhere they know. This is a challenge not only for the new homeowners but for their pets too.  And apart from the property they buy where details are vital, neighborhoods are equally important. Here are some reason why and ways to check […]