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Fosters and adoptions are skyrocketing because everyone wants a furry feline companion while sheltering in place. Here are the changes that the cat world has been experiencing, including adapting to a “socially distanced” kitten season and empty shelters.
Life is a roller coaster with many highs and lows, and sometimes finding your purpose can be difficult. We’d like you to meet Meowtel sitter Krista. With the love of cats, she was able to overcome obstacles, grief, and negativity. Now she is at a place in her life where she is truly happy. Read her story, and know that you, too, can find joy and happiness.
Need a rainy day project? Grab a cup of coffee, get comfy, and create a cozy cat bed for your fur-avorite feline. These six do-it-yourself beds will make you want to hit snooze on life and craft the day away. Tell Peanut to get ready for the ultimate cat nap!
You arrive at your cat sitting visit and discover that your client’s home has been broken into. What do you do? While we hope you never experience this, it is important to be prepared for the unexpected. In this article, we’ll explain how to safely handle a break-in and steps to take if you find that kitty has gone missing.
We know that cat parents want a trustworthy, reliable, and cat-centric sitter to care for their purrbabies. To make sure each and every cat family receives the purrfect hospitality, Meowtel has an exceptionally thorough onboarding process and are very selective about who we allow to join our platform. Learn why you’ll find the purrfect sitter for your kitty on Meowtel and what makes our sitters the best of the best.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a journey of uncertainties, but know that you are not alone. This is a story about Blanche Elizabeth Devereaux’s experience with IBD, how her doctors reached a diagnosis, and what her cat mom DiAngelea learned along the way.
At Meowtel, sitter safety is our top priority. We have zero tolerance for any harassment or abuse, and that includes situations between customers and sitters. If you encounter any of the circumstances in this article, please reach out to Meowtel so we can further address your concerns.
Spoiler alert: Feline overpopulation is a huge problem worldwide. But we’ve got the solution–spay and neuter your cats! Still skeptical? Get the facts on why having Fluffy fixed will help her live her best life.
Meowtel cat sitters are the best of the best! As a result, there is a standard of communication cat parents expect to receive from their sitter. Take a look at our handy-dandy visual of what you should include in your daily updates to clients to ensure that your text messages are up to par.
Just like humans, cats prefer to give and receive love and affection in a variety of ways. Ensure your kitty has the purrfect Valentine’s Day by communicating with them in their own love language. Find out which of the five love languages your kitty speaks.
Air travel with a feline companion can be a daunting task. This handy guideline will help you prepare for your flight, know what to expect during travel, and provide alternatives if Fluffy prefers to keep all four paws on the ground.
A letter from our Chief Success Cat, Sonya Petcavich: Dear Meowtel sitters–you are ameowzing! Thank you for all of your hard work. Now that things have calmed down a bit from the holiday catness, I encourage you to take some time to reflect on 2019, set some goals for 2020, and take a break to focus on yourself.
Cat toys don’t have to cost a fortune to be fun for Fluffy! Here are eight simple do-it-yourself projects to entertain kitty using items you may already have around the house. Crafters be warned… you’re going to love making these homemade toys!
First impressions are everything. When clients are looking for the purrfect cat sitter, they will likely be comparing your Meowtel profile to those of other sitters in their city. Therefore having a captivating profile page is a crucial factor in obtaining new clients. We’ll break down what you should include in your Meowtel sitter bio to help you stand out from the clowder.
Introducing two cats to each other can be stressful not only for the kitties, but also for you–the human. But guess what? It doesn’t have to be! We’ve got some tips and tricks to help cat parents live their best life during this fur-amily transition.
Are you unhappy with your cat’s current diet and considering a change? Contrary to popular belief, you can’t just switch from one bag of kibble to the next. You also can’t starve your cat until they decide they’re hungry enough to eat the new food. Doing so can cause serious health problems for kitty. So, let’s talk about the things you should keep in mind when transitioning your cat to a new diet.
If you’re looking for a healthy snack for your cat’s Christmas pawty, we’ve got the purrfect solution! Making homemade cat treats is as simple as 1-2-3 and is a meowvelous bonding activity for you and your feline sous chef. It’s also a great alternative to all those ingredients and preservatives found in manufactured treats. Here are our fur-avorite do-it-yourself recipes… nom nom nom!
Cells phones are arguably the greatest thing since sliced bread. You literally have a world of resources at your fingertips. And of course nowadays there is an app for literally everything - even for your cats! Meowtel presents our fur-avorite apps and websites that will keep you and your cat entertained for hours to come. Enjoy!
There is no such thing as too much documentation. As a sitter, it is important that you follow the client’s rules; documenting that you have done so will only help you. If you are unclear about what updates to message your clients or when you should send extra pictures, that’s okay. We’ll help clarify when and what you should be reporting to cat parents.
Celebrate 25 days of Catmas with 25 pawsome gifts! From cat trees, to stocking stuffers, to the latest in cat technology, we’ve got the purrfect present to make your kitty’s Christmas meowy and their holidays bright!
We are fortunate enough to live in an era where technology is unsurpassed and easily accessible by anyone, including your cats! From pet cameras with built-in laser pointers and treat dispensers to security cameras with two-way audio and room panning capability, we’ve got the purrfect pet cam recommendations for you - all specs included!
With so many brands and varieties of cat food on the market, it can be overwhelming selecting the best cat food for your feline friend. We’ll help you break down which ingredients are key to feline health, which ones are simply unnecessary fillers, and which ingredients could be dangerous for your cat.
Everyone poops, including your cat. While scooping the litter box is not the most fun part of being a cat owner, monitoring your cat’s stool is a very important part of their health regimen. Many poo factors such as color, consistency, odor, frequency, and litter box habits can be indicative of health concerns. Do you know what your cat’s poop is telling you? Get the scoop.
Sometimes life is unpredictable and can quickly land you into financial struggle. Yet one cat sitter was able to get themselves out of debt and build a substantial savings to fall back on, all with the help of Meowtel’s fantastic felines.
Natural disasters like fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes affect millions of Americans each year and can happen to anyone unexpectedly. In an emergency, kitty is counting on you to help them to safety. Be prepared–make an evacuation plan and a disaster kit for you and your cat today.
Chocolate, garlic, and grapes, oh my! Did you know that there is an entire menu of food items that are off-limits for your furry feline friends? While your cat may try to convince you that just one bite can’t hurt, we recommend that you keep these common people snacks well out of paw’s reach.
You’ve decided you want to get Fluffy a playmate, so what’s next? Bringing a new cat into the family is a big change for you, Fluffy, and for the new furbaby. Here are some tips to make sure the transition goes smoothly so everyone can live their best life–together.
“Help! My cat is destroying my furniture!” Destructive scratching is an unwanted but very common kitty behavior. Luckily there are many solutions to curbing naughty nails while still providing your cat with an outlet for their instinct to scratch.
Letting your cat outdoors comes with many risks. While some people may argue that kitty needs outside time, there are many suitable alternatives to fulfill your cat’s instinctual needs while keeping them safely indoors.
If you think about it, having a cat can be a lot like having a toddler. They’re curious, like to knock things over, poop a lot, and while they might not shove things up their nose, they do regularly put things in their mouth that they shouldn’t.
Despite common misconceptions, we cat moms and dads know that our feline furbabies love spending time with us, just as much as we love spending time with them! And there's nothing like being apart to remind us just how precious that time together is.
When you go away on vacation, you’re left with a few options for your furry friend. While it’s possible to board your cat at a local kennel, you might also opt to have someone watch your furchild within the comfort of their home.
Cats, like people, have different thresholds of what they’re willing to tolerate when it comes to temperature. Personally, I cannot stand the heat and would rather be cold. I can only take off so many layers of clothing and still be legal but I can layer, layer, layer!
The first step in finding the right sitter for you and your cat is to understand what kind of parent you are. Do you view your cat as a pet, a member of the family, or a child you would do anything for?
The Abyssinian cat is one of the smartest and most popular cat breeds in the United States. Known for its unique fur and its country-wide popularity, the Abyssinian cat has been a happy addition to many homes.
Can your cat catch a cold? Of course, they can. Just like we humans, cats can catch colds, and they do so somewhat frequently. However, colds are not passed on between humans and cats since the viruses that cause colds are species-specific.
When you get a cat, or if you are an owner, no one generally talks about their cats getting sick. There is a good reason for that because cats are very healthy creatures, and for the most part, they are low maintenance.
It is known for its liveliness, intelligence, and its distinctive physical appearance. It has been said that the name “coon” comes from “raccoon” because of the similarities of the tails of the two animals.