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Learn More About Our North Taranaki Cattery & Small Animal Boarding

Hours:

  • 7 days a week:  8 am – 10 am and 4 pm – 6 pm.
  • Arrivals or departures accepted outside these hours by prior arrangement only.
  • Closed to the public Christmas Day.
  • Phone enquiries and bookings Monday - Sunday 9am - 8pm.

Guest check-in detail form:

  • If this is the first time your cat has come to stay with us there is a guest detail form to be completed. This ensures we have all the necessary information we need.
  • The form only needs to be completed once, you do not need to do it at every visit.
  • You can either print this off, fill it in and bring with you, or we can simply fill it in when you arrive (just remember to allow a little extra time for this).
  • Please click on the following link to download the PDF version of this form and the accompanying Terms and Conditions.
  • Please note BOTH pages need to be printed and filled in / signed.
  • Client Detail Form 

Check in checklist:

  • A current Vaccination Certificate
  • Favourite Toys, Blanket, Brush
  • Any special dietary food if required
Unneutered Cats:
  • We do not accept un-neutered / un-speyed cats. 

Vaccinations:                                                                                                                                                  

  • All cats boarding in the main cattery area must have FULL & CURRENT Vaccination against Feline Panleukopenia (FPL) Virus (sometimes called Feline Enteritis), Feline Rhinotracheitis (FRV) Virus and Feline Calcivirus (more commonly referred to as Snuffles or Cat-Flu). 
  • Cats must be covered for the full duration of their stay, and proof of vaccination is required at time of check in.
  • If your cat has not previously been vaccinated, then this must be completed no less than 10 days prior to check in to ensure the cat has full protection.
  • It is highly recommended that rabbits boarding with us have current vaccination for Rabbit Calicivirus (or RCD).

Food and bedding:                                                                                                                                  

  • While we do carry a wide range of wet foods, raw meats and biscuits to suit most cat’s needs, you may provide your own food if your cat requires a special diet. (Please note no discount is given for providing your own food).
  • All beds and bedding are provided, but you are welcome, and even encouraged to supply something familiar to your cat such as a blanket or item of your clothing with a familiar smell of home on it. This will help settle your cat more quickly. (Remember NOT to wash this item prior to checking in as washing will remove the familiar scent).

Litter trays and litter:

  • Litter trays are provided for each individual cat in their night cage, extra trays are situated in the communal areas.
  • Individual units may have as many litter trays as required.
  • Extra large litter trays are available for larger breeds like Maine Coon etc.
  • Natural pine pellet litter is standard, but Breeders Celect is also available at no extra charge on request. 

Small animal boarding:                                                                                                                  

  • Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Caged Birds accepted for boarding only if accompanying a cat or cats from the same family boarding at the cattery at the same time. 
  • Roomy and secure Rabbit and Guinea Pig cages are provided outdoors.
  • Birds must be provided in their own cage which is of a suitable size for the duration of their stay. Bird species accepted for boarding include finches, canaries, budgies and cockatiels. (Sorry no Indian Ringneck’s or other larger parrots).

NO DOGS ACCEPTED FOR BOARDING.

Bookings & Payments:                                                                                                                                

  • All boarding tariffs are charged per day and include GST, food, litter, bedding and plenty of love, attention and cuddles.
  • Minimum charge for all animal boarding’s is 2 days.
  • NOTE: The day of arrival and day of departure are both charged as a full day regardless of check in / check out time. This ensures your place is secure for the full day in the event of delays or unforeseen circumstances.
  • Long term stays welcome, please talk to us about special rates for long stay guests.
  • Full payment (less any deposit) is payable upon collection of your cat  / pet.
  • Payments accepted on site: Cash, Cheque (with ID), Eftpos or Debit Card. Please note we do NOT have credit card or pay wave facilities.

Christmas / New Year:

  • A deposit may be required to secure your Christmas booking. 
  • The Christmas holiday period runs from 20 Dec to 20 January annually.

Pet taxi:

  • We are pleased to offer a pet taxi service. If you require pick up or drop off of your pet for boarding, a plane met for airport transfers, or if your pet has a pre-arranged vet booking while boarding with us, we can make sure your pet attends this appointment.

Inspection:

  • Inspection of our facilities is welcome during our open hours. After hours inspections available by prior arrangement.

Terms & Conditions: