Category Archives: "Cat-sitting"

Dog walker walking three dogs on a lead
29 Dec, 2023

Top tips for successful pet minding

The questions we are asked most frequently by new homeowner members of Housesit Match is ‘will housesitters mind pet minding my pets’ and ‘how much does it cost? Well the answer is yes they love pets and would be happy to care for them as your pet sitters and it wont cost anything after you’ve […]

House sitters who oversee staff
5 Sep, 2023

9 Tips When House Sitters Oversee Staff

Veteran house sitter Jill Shelton spills her secrets for when house sitters oversee staff. Read her fascinating blog drawn from extensive personal experience to learn her top tips for other housesitters. 9 Tips When House Sitters Oversee Staff One of the more unique experiences I’ve had house sitting during the last 12 years, is where […]

pet care tips
30 May, 2021

4 Pet care tips for when you’re away from home

Most pet owners get organised one way or another when they go away on holiday or on a business trip. You may have pet care conveniently located close to home in the form of a paying kennels, or a friendly neighbour who will feed your cat or walk your dog. Finding pet sitters is also […]

9 Nov, 2020

7 Tips to Get Your Cat Petsitter ready

Getting ready to go away somewhere lovely? Then if you have pets you’ll be planning for a pet sitter. And if you are going to leave your cat with a pet sitter, you should prepare your fluffy friend for this moment to eliminate unpleasant consequences. Here are 7 top tips to help you get cat […]

House-sitting in Paris
6 May, 2019

Top Tips for House-Sitting in Paris

An opportunity came up for house-sitting in Paris, so I dug up one of my favourite books. I have in front of me a a curling paperback edition of an old Paris guidebook, and even though it is pretty old (1986!) I still hold onto it and dip into the pages to explore the tourist […]

21 Mar, 2019

A Cat-sitting Tourist Sees London for Free!

A few years ago a friend who is a journalist asked me to do a spot of cat-sitting in London. She wanted me to cat sit, to stay in her flat for a week to look after things while she popped off to the Washington to report on a brewing political story. The one condition […]

5 Dec, 2018

Sam and Pete’s Long Term House Sitters

Need long term house sitters and petsitters because you are travelling away from home or because you are volunteering abroad? Why not find registered and trustworthy house and pet-sitters to live in your home? They can housesit care for your home and pets in your absence. Long term house sitters Most housesitting assignments tend to […]

Catsitter
28 Nov, 2018

Cat Sitting Tips: Advice for Cat Sitters and Owners

Cat sitters and Cat-owners – Top Tips from Vet Matthew Bayliss Many of our members have asked us to follow up our commentary about making a home dog friendly. Others have asked for specialist commentary on a cat related information for cat-sitters and cat owners. We have written this article from the point of view […]