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Archive for December, 2011

Rachael just Loves having kittens at the cattery, so she’s offering this great deal for 2012… Book your kitten in to stay at the Deloraine Cattery for just $10 purr day

Great kitten rates at the Deloraine cattery

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As a little girl growing up I used to suffer from Car sickness, Mum would say “It’s all in your mind” … Well sorry mum it’s all over the back seat.

I remember the smell of mums perfume or those really strong-smelling air fresheners used to make me fell sick every time, and it’s very much the same for our furry friends.

Next time you’re taking your cats to the Vets, The Cattery, or just for that Sunday drive, spear a thought for the poor little fur baby, and go easy on the perfumes.

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A statistical analysis, conducted by the New Zealand Companion Animal Council shows as Kiwis love our pets. (companion animal – CA) (New Zealand – NZ)

  • with approximately 5 million companion animals in New Zealand.
  • 68% of households own  a CA.
  • New Zealanders are the worlds greatest cat owners – total feline population around 1.419 million.
  • 48% of households own 1 or more cats.
  • NZ  total canine population – 700,000.
  • 29% of households own a dog.
  • 10% of NZ households own fish 1.678 that’s an avg of 9 per household.
  • 6% of NZ households around 5 birds each.
  • The majority of CA are found in urban areas.
  • New Zealanders spend around $1583.8 million a year on where CA’s
  • $766 million is spent on food, that’s almost 50%
  • we spend $358 million a year on Veterinary services
  • $166 million on healthcare products.
  • Dogs – The avg household would spend $1571 per year caring for their dogs.
  • Cats – The avg household would spend $838 per year caring for their cats.

Don’t forget, your pets need to be de-sexed and microchipped

For more fascinating facts pick up a copy of the Welfare Pulse

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Whangarei's Best Cat Boarding @ Deloraine Holiday Retreat for Cats

Whangarei's Best Cat Boarding @ Deloraine Holiday Retreat for Cats

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Every year I encourage my customers to book there cats in early for Christmas, but every year I’m having to turn away so many of you wanting bookings over the Christmas & New Years period.

Please if you go away every Christmas and know roughly what dates you would require… Book Early you can always change the dates later in the year, but if you miss out, you miss out.

Book now for Christmas 2012

WE ARE NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR CHRISTMAS 2012

 

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 26th November 2011- The Cause for Paws – Pet Expo at the Deloraine Cattery

 

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