Boarding rates & charges

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The following charges are per chalet, per day and include food; most popular brands are available. Special dietary requirements can be catered for by arrangement.

Chalet Accommodation
Each cat is assigned their own individual chalet. Up to three cats may share a chalet, though of course this only applies when the cats are all from the same household.

Rates For Boarding (applicable from 28-01-2019):

Per chalet Off-peak Peak*
1 cat £9.80 £11.50
2 cats sharing £16.85 £17.95
3 cats sharing £21.30 £22.30

Please note that all prices stated exclude VAT which will be added to the total fee at the rate of 20%

* Peak periods for 2019 are:
Easter 14th – 27th April
May Bank Holiday weekends 6th & 27th May
Summer 1st July – 15th September
Christmas & New Yearscroll down for full details

During all periods, other than Christmas/New Year, a deposit of £20.00 per cat is required in advance of any stay. For the Christmas/New Year period there is a deposit of £30.00 required with bookings.

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Additional Charges:

Medication – including specialist care for diabetic cats.
We are highly experienced in dealing with cats that require medication. We can administer pills by mouth or in food, and apply creams, ointment or drops as necessary. We are also experienced in administering insulin injections for diabetic cats. As well as providing lots of loving care we also monitor the cats’ health and keep a daily log. Of course we also have a Vet on call 24 hours a day.

The fees for administering medication to cats while boarding:

  • Medication given in food: £1.25 per day (+VAT)
  • Medication given orally: £2.00 per day (+VAT)
  • Insulin injections: £2.00 per jab (+VAT)

Cats requiring grooming:

  • Short-haired cats – per cat per groom: £1.25 (+VAT)

Transportation to Highcroft Vet Group

In the event that your cat requires off-site medical attention a member of our team will transport your cat to the veterinary surgery in the Cleracres vehicle. There will be a fee of £25.00 (+VAT) for this service.

Full Grooming Service

We also offer a more extensive grooming service. This includes matt removal, de-shedding, wet/dry shampoo and claw clipping.

We can either provide this service whilst the cat is boarding with us or as a special visit.

  • Basic Groom (including de-shedding, minor matt removal and claw clip) £25 +VAT (£30)
  • Full Groom (including wet or dry shampoo, matt removal and claw clip) £35 +VAT (£42)
  • De-matting (dependent upon level of matting and cat’s ‘behaviour’!) £20 – £50 +VAT
  • Claw Clipping (this service is only available for cats that do not require sedation) £10 +VAT (£12.00)
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Christmas & New Year Rates
Bookings for this period are subject to peak rates between 21/12/2019 and 03/01/2020.

For Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day double the peak rate prices will apply.

All stated prices exclude VAT which will be added to the final total.

For the Christmas/New Year period (21-12-19 to 03-01-20) a deposit of £30.00 per cat is required at the time of booking.

We also offer the option to include a Christmas dinner for the cats on 25th Dec. at £1.25 per meal (+ VAT). Menu choices are: fresh chicken, fresh turkey, salmon, prawns.

Christmas & New Year Holiday 2019-2020 Opening Dates

Monday 16th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm

Tuesday 17th Dec – Open – 10am-12.00pm

Wednesday 18th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm

Thursday 19th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm

Friday 20th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm

Saturday 21st Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4pm

Sunday 22nd Dec – Open – 10am-12.00pm

Monday 23rd Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Tuesday 24th Dec – Closed

Wednesday 25th Dec – Closed

Thursday 26th Dec – Closed

Friday 27th Dec – Closed

Saturday 28th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Sunday 29th Dec – Closed

Monday 30th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Tuesday 31st Dec – Closed

Wednesday 1st Jan – Closed

Thursday 2nd Jan – Closed

Friday 3rd Jan – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Saturday 4th Jan – Open – return to regular schedule.

You are warmly invited to come and take a look around the cattery at any time during our normal opening hours – no appointment is necessary.