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Aakanksha

Purrfect Cat Sitter

York
4 times favorited
6 recurring guests
Last booked today
Last contacted today
Lives with 1 cat
Usually responds within one day
5 h ago
Last activity
<8h
Response time
100%
Response rate
One home visit a day
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
14 GBP
/day
All services and rates

About Aakanksha

I am studying at the University of York and I am happy to cat and house sit in places close to Uni of York/City Centre. I have done a fair amount of cat sitting in York too now and am familiar with the basic ins and outs of Pawshake website, meet and greets and cat sitting here. I am reliable and punctual and will keep you updated on your cat/s through texts, pictures, videos on Whatsapp whenever I do the house vists. 

I have one cat back home whom I miss terribly and also miss all the stray cats in my building who I used to feed during my morning and evening walks. Back home, I have worked informally with my building's resident association to ensure that the stray cats are taken care of and fed properly. I have also personally made sure to take time out so that I could take two of those stray cats to the vet when they were injured and to then care for them at my house according to the vet's advice. I have also worked briefly to manage logistics for individuals who fostered kittens/cats. 

So, I definitely think I am experienced in caring for cats and absolutely enjoy it, whether it is cuddling, playing with them or cleaning.

I don't own a bicycle nor do I drive so I would be walking to nearby places only such as Heslington, Fulford, City Centre or Campus East areas. Flexible with some other areas too, just message and confirm with me :)

Services:

Cat/House Sitting:

I would be happy to: Play with cats, feed them, clean, cuddle, send you pictures and updates daily.

House sit:

I am happy to house sit/stay overnight along with cat sitting as well while you are away and am a generally clean person who is respectful of other people's space and things and I am also good at general housekeeping so I will make sure to keep the house clean as well as your pet cat comfortable. Any other housekeeping tasks that needs to be done should be mentioned. :)

Housekeeping Extras: Water plants, collect mail, collecting milk and anything else, on request.

House Visit:

Each house visit would be around 30 minutes to 1 hour where I would feed, clean the litter, cuddle and play with your cat and carry out any other instruction or task you have specified for your cat.
Ideally would prefer house visits to be in the morning or afternoon but flexible with evenings too depending on my own schedule. Any other housekeeping tasks that needs to be done should be mentioned. :)

Housekeeping Extras: Water plants, collect mail, collecting milk and anything else, on request.

Aakanksha's services

At your home

One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
14 GBP
/day
Two home visits a day
Two drop-in visits for your pet
25 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
22 GBP
/night

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if canceled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterward. No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.

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Home Visits
Sarah (and Matt), 2022-07-18

Aakansha looked our two rescue cats for one weekend. She was able to give one cat his medicine and even though the other cat is very wary, managed to play and interact her. She sent lots of photos and videos each session so we could see the cats were okay, being fed, fussed, and played with. Very happy and will booking again!

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Home Visits
Ellis, 2022-07-14

Aakanksha is brilliant! She was so amazing and attentive with Puff, and she sent me several videos every day. I would definitely book with her again. Highly recommend!

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Availability

Aakanksha's Pets

Dashu
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & Other
+5 years of experience

Can Administer

Oral medications

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Aakanksha

Aakanksha

Purrfect Cat Sitter

York
One home visit a day
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
14 GBP
/day
All services and rates
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Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if canceled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterward. No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.

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