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Are You Boring Your Cat To Death?

A few months ago we noticed one of our cats was losing an alarming amount of fur. It was clear to us by the pattern of the hair loss that she was grooming excessively in some areas – literally licking the hair off of some parts of her body, entirely. She’s such a...

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A Tale of Two Kitties

My family’s usual pattern of cat acquisition goes something like this: surprise!, here’s a helpless kitten in need of a home, and you look like just the suckers to provide it. The only variation on the pattern this past summer was the number: kittens, plural rather...

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Holiday Fees 2014-2015

Greetings Sarah’s Pet Care Revolution Family and Friends, The winter holidays are fast approaching! We’d like to encourage everyone to start thinking about their plans and what pet care we can help with. The sooner the better! In order to avoid late fees and such,...

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Now Hiring – Pet Sitter

Sarah the Pet Sitter LLC, an insured and bonded in-home eco-friendly professional pet sitting and dog walking service is hiring a part-time, shift-based Pet Sitter. Qualifications include: Responsible and timely, strong communication and problem solving skills,...

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What’s with the New Faces?

In over three years owning and operating Sarah the Pet Sitter, there have been mostly ups: so much fun playing at dog parks, meeting extremely cool pet parents who come from all different walks of life, and growing the social responsibility of our business- to name...

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Making Delicious Connections

On Tuesday (May 6th), the Sarah the Pet Sitter community will join together in … DINING WITH A PURPOSE This event marks an exciting collaboration for us.  Amelia Manning, SPS Pet Sitter/Manager of Sustainability Initiatives, has worked at the Louisiana Pizza...

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Tape Worms — It Could Happen to You

Greetings, and welcome again to Amelia’s guide to unpleasant pet pests of New Orleans. You may have read my previous post detailing how to rid yourself of a flea infestation. Fleas are prevalent in New Orleans given our warm, damp climate, and unfortunately...

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Can You Teach an Old Cat New Tricks?

Great article: Senior cats, senior citizens: Matchmaking by SpayMart Thank you, SpayMart Sanctuary for all you do. If you need help finding the perfectly matched pet for you and your family, friend of SPS May Wen from Homeward Bound Services specializes in that...

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What's Good for the Dog is Good for the Dog Walker!

Dogs get so much out of regular walks: potty breaks, exercise, stress relief, socialization, a chance to explore, and strong learning opportunities. Did you know humans get just as much out of walking? The benefits, according to this article, are innumerable. Thank...

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Thanksgiving Photos and Video

Hop on over to our new Facebook album to see pics of new clients from Thanksgiving 2013. And check out this video of Pineapple playing with her new favorite cat sitter. If you turn up the volume loud enough, you can hear her purr the entire time. Now that’s a...

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Top 10 Things SPS Team Members Have to Be Grateful for

10. The warmth and comfort of a cat purring in your lap 9. The amazing people you meet who just happen to be pet parents 8. Getting to spend most of your day walking and biking in the sunshine 7. Playing with a puppy (or an older dog for that matter) 6. Playing with...

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