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 01-03-2020):

Per chalet Off-peak Peak*
1 cat £10.00 £11.70
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 2020 are:
05/04/2020 – 18/04/2020
08/05/2020 & 25/05/2020
01/07/2020 – 15/09/2020
21/12/2020 – 04/01/2021

A deposit must be paid with all bookings. During off-peak periods a deposit of £20.00 per cat is required in advance of any stay. For bookings during all peak period dates the advance deposit is £30.00 per cat.

Safe operation
There are some new temporary procedures in place for booking & arrivals – please familiarise yourself with these. Click here to see our safe operating procedures…

Cleracres cattery Bristol
Cattery in Bristol

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 vet surgery

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 2020/2021

Christmas boarding cattery

Bookings for this period are subject to peak rates between 21/12/2020 and 04/01/2021.

Please note that the deposit for confirming Christmas/New Year bookings is £30.00 per cat.

Peak rate prices apply between 21-12-2020 and 04-01-2021.

Please note that Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day are charged at DOUBLE peak rate.

Christmas Dinner
We also offer the option to include a Christmas dinner for the cats on 25th Dec. at £1.67 per meal (+ VAT). Menu choices are: fresh chicken, fresh turkey, salmon, prawns.
We’d appreciate if you could specify that you want to include this option at the time of booking – thank you.

Christmas & New Year Holiday 2020-2021 Opening Dates

Monday 21st Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Tuesday 22nd Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm

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

Thursday 24th Dec – Closed

Friday 25th Dec – Closed

Saturday 26th Dec – Closed

Sunday 27th Dec – Closed

Monday 28th Dec – Closed

Tuesday 29th Dec – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

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

Thursday 31st Dec – Closed

Friday 1st Jan – Closed

Saturday 2nd Jan – Closed

Sunday 3rd Jan – Closed

Monday 4th Jan – Open – 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-5pm

Thereafter we return to our regular opening 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.