A Day in the Existence of a Pet Sitter

Pet sitting down is anything I have usually carried out…I don’t forget submitting flyers looking for employment as a canine walker as early as age ten. Considering that I can remember I’ve always been tasked with taking treatment of others pets. I did not often get paid, but that was Okay. I loved animals and I wanted to care for them. I began an formal pet sitting down enterprise in 2003, right after becoming laid off from my ‘real’ job. I’ve discovered a lot about pet sitting in excess of the previous seven years and I really like getting a pet sitter. So, ample of that…you want to know what I do! What is a normal working day in the life of a pet sitter? Here we go…July 3, 2010.

five:30 am: Alarm clock rings….ahhh…is it previously early morning? Indeed it is. I’m actually pleased to get up and going. I have a massive day right now due to the fact of the 4th of July holiday. My puppies stretch and get me up…breakfast time you know! I feed the puppies and bounce in the shower.

six:15 am: A quick check of my electronic mail to see if any of my consumers want something. And to also confirm my timetable for the working day.

6:thirty am: Diet Coke and toast in hand, hair nevertheless moist, and dressed in capri trousers, a tee shirt, and sandals, I say good bye to my pack and off I go.

seven:00 am: My first stop is to see Bibi, Peasy, Minou, and Tawny…four cats. Bibi is insulin-dependent, needing insulin at 7am and 7pm. Peasy is a cute tuxedo kitty. He and I have a good deal of entertaining taking part in. Soon after the shot, engage in-time, cleansing litter containers, and feeding the kitties, I was on my way yet again.

7:45 am: Following quit on my pet sitting morning rounds is to see Rusty, an eighteen 12 months old senior kitty. Rusty sleeps a lot, but enjoys his schedule of going outdoors and smelling all the bouquets and then ingesting from the fountain. He enjoys to be combed and purrs very loudly when I comb him. I adore him and dread the considered that he is not lengthy for this globe. Soon after supplying Rusty three prescription drugs that he constantly fights, cleaning the litter box, and replenishing his food and drinking water, I am on my way again.

8:30: A swift stop to feed a single of my sitter’s cats, Cassandra and Boo. My sitter is carrying out an right away task on the other element of city, so I offered to feed them so she would not have to make a specific journey residence today. Again in my automobile and on my way once more….

eight:45: Time to see Katie kitty…a quite social minor cat that is full of individuality. Chandler picked her up and she started out purring loudly. I usually look ahead to kitty sitting down for my pal, Katie. My client’s remaining me a observe and questioned me to water some outdoors plants and aid myself to as a lot lettuce from the backyard garden as I preferred. Yay! I enjoy the benefits of pet sitting….what a good handle. I was likely to cease at Fred Meyer up coming to get some lettuce for Lil’ Skip Humorous Face, the turtle, but now I will not have to. Soon after providing Katie tons of TLC, cleaning her box, feeding her and having treatment of the vegetation, I am on the highway once more.

9:30: a quick quit at the ATM to deposit final weeks’ checks. It really is challenging to uncover the time to do these factors.

nine:45 am: Fish, geckos and Lil’ Miss out on the turtle are following on my agenda. I get ready a tub for Lil’ Miss out on so she can get hydrated. While she is swimming, I care for the geckos, fish, and vegetation. Then I clean Lil’ Miss’s cage and rip some of the refreshing lettuce for her. I permit her wander about the condominium…she loves to extend her legs. Then I set her again into her aquarium…she dives into the pile of new lettuce…yummm. Again to my vehicle and on my way.