Author Archives: Jess

Mmmm, it smells great in here!

Often when people come in to Cats’ Castle they are shocked to learn how many cats we have staying with us. Throughout the year we will have anywhere from 40-60 kitties staying with us, and at peak seasons we will have well over 100 and even get close to housing 200 cats! …But it doesn’t smell like it! Recently we … Read more

FIV Positive Kitties Can Work In Your Family…

At Cats’ Castle we are very strict about only accepting cats to board with us if they are up to date on their FVRCP vaccine, which protects your cats against potential airborne viruses (see our blog to learn about all of the preventative measures we take to inhibit the transmission of viruses at our facility!). Because we never mingle … Read more

Kitties Coping with Long Term Visits

The length of stay varies quite a bit for our visitors depending on their reason for boarding! The average stay with us is approximately 1-2 weeks, but we’ve had kitties stay with us for as little as under 24 hours – although we don’t recommend this if it can be avoided – and for as long as two years! Regardless … Read more

Getting Kitty into the Carrier

All too often, our customers are delayed arriving for their check-ins, or struggle during their check-out because they cannot for the life of them get kitty into the carrier! Some cats love getting in and lounging around in there, but unfortunately for the majority of us, this is not the norm! I thought it might be helpful to share some … Read more

Keeping in touch with Kitty

How technology can improve your boarding experience!

If you are anything like me, you can’t even leave the house without your fur babies tugging at your heart strings, and giving you the guilt trip! …And now you’re thinking of going on a two week vacation – What ever will you do?! While you’re off sunbathing on the beach, you know … Read more

Familiar with Witches: Black Cats

It is October 30th, and we are only one day away from the spookiest holiday of the year – Hallowen! It would seem that Vampires, Witches and black cats are all symbols for this holiday, which is perfect, because they are all evil and scary!…Right? Wrong. About the cats anyways… In our society black cats are still used … Read more