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COVID-19 Guidance For Our Community
  • Sonya Petcavich

    Sonya Petcavich

  • May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Guidance For Our Community

Here at Meowtel, we strive to achieve our mission of helping every cat and cat parent live their best life. Keeping our community safe is a core component of achieving this mission so we're pleased to provide our guidance on how to appropriately conduct Meowtel reservations in the wake of COVID-19.

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Your Client's Home Was Broken Into. Now What?
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • March 19, 2020

Your Client's Home Was Broken Into. Now What?

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.

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Anatomy of a Text Update
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • February 13, 2020

Anatomy of a Text Update

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.

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Slow Season Self Care
  • Sonya Petcavich

    Sonya Petcavich

  • January 23, 2020

Slow Season Self Care

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.

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Cat Sitter Profile 101: Writing a Professional, Engaging, and Unique Sitter Introduction
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • January 09, 2020

Cat Sitter Profile 101: Writing a Professional, Engaging, and Unique Sitter Introduction

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.

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When and What to Document as a Sitter
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • December 12, 2019

When and What to Document as a Sitter

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.

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Keeping Your Kitties At The Purrfect Temperature
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • May 5, 2019

Keeping Your Kitties At The Purrfect Temperature

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!

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