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Melissa

Cat Care

Montreal
Lives with 3 cats
2w ago
Last activity
<25h
Response time
Home visits
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
25 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day
All services and rates

About Melissa

BILINGUAL

LIFE LONG EXPERIENCE WITH PETS

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

1 HR MIN VISITS

Bonjour/Hi! My name is Mélissa, I am a bilingual (French/English) 26 year old living in the Saint Laurent area of Montreal with my girlfriend and our two beloved cat babies. Bisou and Luna are my 8th and 9th pet cats. For as long as I can remember I have lived with at least one pet; dogs, cats, lizards, fish and a few caged rodents as well.

EXPERIENCE & GOAL: The loss of my childhood companion, Mab, led me to a period of introspection wherein I decided to reorient my work toward domestic animals. To this end, I would like to use Pawshake to accumulate more experience with other peoples' pets while completing a Holistic Care Certification.

SCHEDULING: My flexible schedule allows me to be available Monday through Friday during the day for home visits as well as for overnight house sitting.

SERVICES: In my opinion the recommended 20 minutes is not quite enough time to complete all of the following tasks. I offer 1 hour minimum visits to your home in order to

- Keep your pet company by offering tons of play time, affection and socialisation.

- Ensure a clean, happy environment by verifying and refilling water and food bowls, giving daily treats, keeping the litter box empty and clean.

- Follow their regular grooming schedule: brushing, claw clipping, cleaning of the eyes/nose...etc let me know about your pet’s specific needs!

HOUSESITTING: For cats who need more constant socialisation (or supervision!) I also offer house sitting respecting the same schedule as mentioned above. As well as the above mentioned services, house sitting visits include

- A reassuring overnight presence for your pet, including all of the services from the regular 1 hour visit

- Plant care! I have many houseplants myself, let me know if you would like me to keep an eye on any indoor plants while you are away

Upon request I will give you live text updates and photos of your pet while you are away, if not, feel free to reach out to me at any time with your concerns.

Melissa's services

At your home

Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
25 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
50 CAD
/night

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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Home Visits
Manon, 2020-12-31

Super expérience, notre chat a été choyé. Melissa est de grande confiance et nous a soulagé durant notre absence avec ses visites et son suivie rigoureux. Je recommande ses services et ferais de nouveau appel à Mélissa sans hésitation.

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Melissa's Pets

Luna
Cat
Bisou
Cat
Mab
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French
+10 years of experience

I have cared for cats my entire life, including aging and or sick cats. While this experience so far is personal and not professional, I plan to be starting an animal behaviour/training program this year.

Can Administer

Oral medications

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Melissa

Melissa

Cat Care

Montreal
Home visits
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
25 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day
All services and rates
Contact Melissa

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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