Some time ago, I have done a post on how to give tablets to your cat in a reasonably painless manner. That method works with nearly 90% of the cats I know (not a scientific statistics, just a matter of speech!) However, as you all know, cats are some of the most unpredictable animal on earth, of course there will be some cats who don’t … Continue reading Trick of the Trade: How to give tablets to your cat? (in a reasonably painless manner…) Version 2
Did you know in the UK Black and white cats spend on average ten days longer waiting to be adopted from shelters than cats of different colours? I learn about this information from this fabulous website the Tuxedo Cat. I was in shock when I discovered the figure. Can’t say I am surprise though. If you have ever visited any animal shelters in Ireland, situation … Continue reading A chat with Dan and Whisky from The Tuxedo Cat
I have moved with my cat Larm Larm 6 times in the past 14 years. And that includes two international travels from Hong Kong to Paris, and Paris to Dublin. Altogether, we have travelled over 10,000 km together. So I think I know quite a bit about moving with cats. Today, I am going to share with you some tips on how to make the … Continue reading Cat tips – how to prepare your move with your cat
It’s that time of the year again! Every year, there are so many tragic stories in the media about people leaving their dogs in their cars. Yes, we are cat lovers, but we are animal lovers first and foremost. Cat Man has designed this poster to help educate the public to NEVER leave your dog (or cats if they are travelling with you) in the … Continue reading Your car is too hot!
When I heard from Jerico Matarazzo from Equality Empires talking about a cat game that can help actual cats, I was really curious. After he explained me the whole concept, I realise it is such a smart idea! Cat Climb Time is a game for humans but have cats in it. And this is a cat game that makes a difference to actual real cats in … Continue reading Cat Climb Time – A cat game that help real cats!
There is a huge housing crisis in Dublin at the moment, which is horrible. However, cat people have always had difficult time finding accommodation in a lot of places around the world. Some cities are more pet friendly than the other, but Dublin….oh my goodness, it’s notoriously hard to find accommodation when if you are a pet person. But that’s crazy, because we all know pet … Continue reading Why pet people are great tenants
Those of you guys who have been reading my blog for a while knows I have travelled with my cat Larmlarm for over 10,000 km. With my cat sitting clients, a lot of them being foreigners working in Dublin, I have met close to 100 families who have done international travel with their cat(s) as well. As a result, I am very passionated about cat … Continue reading The ARK Pet Oasis at JFK
First of all, just to get this out of the way. I LOVE BEING A CAT SITTER. I do. I love my life style, I love my human customers, I love my cat customers, I love that I am doing something I am passionate about every day to the point that I never feel like I am working. But having said that, I am sick of … Continue reading Pros and cons of being a cat sitter
Hey! I am so excited to announce that The Purrfect Job is being listed as the top 30 independent cat blog by the amazing Tuxedo Cat blog! If you like reading cat blogs, click on the badge and check out the rest of the list, lots of great recommendations! I would particularly like to urge you to read the information about tuxedo cat on the Tuxedo … Continue reading The Purrfect Job got an award!
I was very tempted to put a cute cat photos with Easter decoration in the background for this post. But then I realise if I do that, I won’t be doing what I preach. So instead, I put a vintage cat postcard here. Because yes, a lot of the Easter decoration is actually safety hazard to cats so before you get ready to your Easter … Continue reading Easter safety tips for cats