More than one visit per day also provides activity for your cat which can make a difference in maintaining minimal stress levels. A visit in the morning to open curtains and do a little playtime in addition to the normal feeding and litter box cleaning and then an evening visit to turn lights on, close curtains and spend some petting or doing a play sessions can set the cat up for a nice night. Just having some normal household sounds can provide a sense of security. For example: the television or radio on during one of the visits or hearing the sound of a person’s voice.
Last, but not least, is the fact that if there’s any medical issue with your cat, wouldn’t you rather that it not take 24 hours before it getting noticed?
When planning for your cat’s care during your vacation or holiday travel, the extra precautions you take to minimize stress and help ensure safety and security can make all the difference in whether this is a positive or negative experience… for everyone.
Need More Information?
For specific information on hiring a pet sitter, searching for a boarding kennel or how to travel with your cat, refer to any of the books by best-selling author Pam Johnson-Bennett. Books are available at bookstores everywhere, through your favorite online book retail site and also here on our website.
If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. This article is not intended as a replacement for your cat’s veterinary care.