A Working day in the Lifestyle of a Pet Sitter

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Pet sitting down is something I have often carried out...I bear in mind submitting flyers seeking employment as a dog walker as early as age ten. Given that I can keep in mind I've constantly been tasked with using care of other folks pets. I failed to always get compensated, but that was Alright. I beloved animals and I wished to care for them. I started an formal pet sitting enterprise in 2003, following currently being laid off from my 'real' work. I have realized a great deal about pet sitting more than the previous 7 years and I enjoy becoming a pet sitter. So, enough of that...you want to know what I do! What is a common working day in the existence of a pet sitter? Listed here we go...July 3, 2010.

five:30 am: Alarm clock rings....ahhh...is it currently morning? Of course it is. I am truly content to get up and going. I have a huge day nowadays since of the 4th of July holiday getaway. My canines stretch and get me up...breakfast time you know! I feed the canine and leap in the shower.

6:15 am: A quick check of my e-mail to see if any of my clientele require anything. And to also affirm my plan for the working day.

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

seven:00 am: My initial stop is to see Bibi, Peasy, Minou, and Tawny...four cats. Bibi is insulin-dependent, needing insulin at 7am and 7pm. Peasy is a sweet tuxedo kitty. He and I have a lot of entertaining playing. Soon after the shot, play-time, cleansing litter bins, and feeding the kitties, I was on my way yet again.

seven:forty five am: Subsequent stop on my pet sitting down morning rounds is to see Rusty, an 18 calendar year previous senior kitty. Rusty sleeps a whole lot, but enjoys his regimen of likely outdoors and smelling all the bouquets and then consuming from the fountain. He loves to be combed and purrs quite loudly when I comb him. I adore him and dread the thought that he is not lengthy for this world. Soon after supplying Rusty a few medications that he constantly fights, cleaning the litter box, and replenishing his foodstuff and drinking water, I am on my way again.

eight:thirty: A fast quit to feed one particular of my sitter's cats, Cassandra and Boo. My sitter is performing an right away task on the other component of town, so I provided to feed them so she would not have to make a special excursion home nowadays. Again in my automobile and on my way once again....

eight:45: Time to see Katie kitty...a quite social small cat that is entire of persona. I picked her up and she began purring loudly. I always look forward to kitty sitting for my friend, Katie. My client's remaining me a note and questioned me to drinking water some outside the house crops and help myself to as significantly lettuce from the backyard garden as I wanted. Yay! I love the perks of pet sitting....what a nice handle. I was likely to cease at Fred Meyer following to get some lettuce for Lil' Skip Amusing Face, the turtle, but now I don't have to. Right after supplying Katie plenty of TLC, cleansing her box, feeding her and having treatment of the plants, I am on the street once again.

9:30: a rapid end at the ATM to deposit last weeks' checks. It really is hard to locate the time to do these items.

9:forty five am: Fish, geckos and Lil' Skip the turtle are next on my agenda. I prepare a bathtub for Lil' Skip so she can get hydrated. Although she is swimming, I care for the geckos, fish, and plants. Then I thoroughly clean Lil' Miss's cage and rip some of the fresh lettuce for her. TLC Pet Sitters offers in-home pet sitting allow her walk about the condominium...she enjoys to extend her legs. Then I put her back into her aquarium...she dives into the pile of clean lettuce...yummm. Back again to my vehicle and on my way.

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