In the past 7 years of my career, one of the common things I have come across is people contact me and tell me they need to ‘get rid’ of their cats because they are now pregnant. ‘Pre-mother me’ wanted to yell at these people, but I felt I wasn’t qualified to criticise them. Then I had my baby… Now it has become my new mission … Continue reading Cats vs Baby – No, you don’t need to get rid of the cat
After this saga, you would have thought we learn our lesson. But no, we didn’t, we were still convinced that we were smarter than cats and we could get them under control. Of course, Monkey knows better and was determined to show us how wrong we were (again). After the ‘Monkey gone missing’ incident, I had a long discussion with Monkey’s mum and asked how … Continue reading Monkey – the smartest cat (Part 2)
One of the things I love about being a cat sitter is – I learn so much from the cats I sit. Monkey is a very very smart cat. In fact, she is probably THE smartest cat I have ever met. At least, she is the only one who has successfully tricked me – the so-called ‘cat expert’ – to the point of surrender. And the … Continue reading Monkey – The smartest cat
In the last post, I spoke about my inspiration to become a Cat Sitter and Behaviourist. However, I didn’t pull the trigger until 6 months later. It was 2009 then, and I started feeling depressed again. I again got bored with my job (do you see a pattern yet? I get bored very easily). At first I tried to understand the cause of my depression. … Continue reading How I became a cat sitter Part 5 – Maow Care is born!
I spend hours playing with cats every day. You might think it sounds like a fun idea, but when ‘playing’ is part of your job, it is not as fun as everyone thinks. Plus, cats under my care are cats whose human are away, so they tend to be bored and have lots of energy. It’s my duty to make sure they use up that energy, tired out … Continue reading REVIEW: Cat Dancer toy
In my last post, I talked about finding out Larmlarm is a very difficult cat. But he helped me get through depression and gave me enough strength and courage to move to Paris to start a new life. When we moved to Paris, we had nothing. All I had was two suitcases, a one-way ticket,1000 Euro a friend loaned me; and most importantly – LarmLarm. … Continue reading How I became a cat sitter Part 4 – Can one be a cat shrink?
In the last post, I told you we finally took Larmlarm home and were initially very excited about having our own cat. I would like to tell you everything worked out fine and we lived happily ever after. But no. It turns out LARMLARM IS EVIL! Don’t get me wrong, LarmLarm is the love of my life, but he is also the most terrible person … Continue reading How I became a cat sitter Part 3 – OMG my cat is evil!
Last week, I told you guys the story of how I was a cat hater as a teenager and later on became a cat lover in university. The idea of having a cat never left my mind. But it wasn’t until a year and a half after I became a cat lover that I finally adopted my first cat – Larmlarm. The year I graduated, … Continue reading How I became a cat sitter Part 2 – Larmlarm: the first love of my life
As you can see from my blog tagline, I do scoop cat poop for a living. So I frequently get asked, ‘what’s the best cat litter out there?’ Oh well, may I say these people have come to the right place! After all, I have experience with almost every single kind of cat litter out there! My favourite cat litter in the world, and also … Continue reading REVIEW: World’s Best Cat Litter
As you can see, I work with cats for a living. So it might come as a big surprise to you that I was a cat hater growing up. So how did that happen? How can a cat hater become the one of biggest cat lovers in the world and start working with cats for a living? It comes from a long way down memory … Continue reading How I became a cat sitter Part 1 – From cat hater to cat lover