5* Holidays - Highland Cats

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Relax and enjoy
  • Highland Cats provides the best of everything for that perfect, relaxed, comfortable holiday:

    * Meals

    Premium food (Proplan kibble/Sheba foil tray in the morning and Purina One/ Felix Doubly Delicious in the afternoon) is served fresh, in clean bowls, twice a day with fresh water (changed every day) in special non spill bowls. We are delighted to serve own food if preferred. A small part of the day’s kibble is served in a food maze to encourage our guests to enjoy some time “hunting”.

    * Accommodation

    Beds (and there is at least one more bed than there is guest, in each suite!) are cosy and comfy with lots of fresh blankets provided (or bring from home) for a blissful nap. All apartments are en-suite with premium clumping litter (cleaned three times a day) in doubled up (for stability) giant litter trays (one per cat). The cattery is kept spotlessly clean.

    * Facilities

    Each suite has a distinctive feel, designed to provide plenty of different areas to explore or to rest in.  For interest, beyond what is happening outside the window, there is a selection of balls (or bring favourites), a chase toy, a catnip toy (from day 3),  scratching facilities, climbing/ exploring options, a Mini Bar and a Massage Brush.

    * Special Care

    Guests are visited at least 7 times a day so there is plenty of interaction. One of these visits includes our famous “Purr Date” – speed dating for cats – three minutes of uninterrupted one to one care, attention and cuddles (if accepted) or just a chat with us, if preferred. In week one Purrdates take place in the morning, in week two an extra Purrdate is added at lunchtime and in week 3 (and beyond) a third one is added late afternoon.

    * Individual touches

    We like to exceed expectation and offer so much more including:

    • The opportunity to book additional sessions of interaction through our Activity Club. More active then our Purrdates, these sessions provide more opportunity to play and get an extra massage or an extra fuss… whatever takes our guest’s fancy. (Small additional charge applies).
    • Booking services, including confirmations of arrangements by mail and text, and feedback on how guests have enjoyed their stay.
    • Out of Hour flexibility for arrival/ departures if required or collections/ delivery if needed

  • Activity Club

    Some cats just love attention, others just a little and some… not a lot. So one approach to cattery routine does not suit all cats, all of the time. At Highland Cats we offer the chance to book some extra activity  time for our guests. During this 12 minute lunchtime session (or half session if preferred) we offer play time, and massage grooming  etc..whatever our guest prefers. The Activity Club session increases to 15 minutes in week 2 as we combine it with the lunchtime Purrdate.

    There is a small additional charge and a limited number of these sessions available each day, so please book well in advance. If our guest is not in the mood for a session it can be rescheduled or cancelled with no charge.


    King suites can  be booked for a discounted rate for single occupancy.

  • Essential Information

    • Vaccinations – all cats MUST have their annual vaccinations up to date at least 2 weeks before arrival. Vaccination cards are brought with guests and kept during their stay.
    • Flea Treatments – guests MUST be up to date with treatment. Ticks and worm treatments recommended
    • Insurance – guests are covered by the cattery insurance policy during their stay and for 30 days afterwards as long as their condition is not pre-existing. Insurance is extended for long stay guests at our cost.
    • Vets – we never hesitate to consult a vet and will, where possible, always consult your own vet.
    • Medication – most can be administered at no charge. There is a small charge for giving medication outside of normal hours including diabetic injections.
    • Cat baskets – cats MUST be securely contained in a cat basket for arrival and departure. Baskets are kept on site during boarding.
    • Payment – can be made by cash, cheque or bank transfer. The payment is required 3 weeks ahead of boarding.
    • Cancellation/ amendments  by text, email, phone. The more notice that can be given is appreciated. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions (Section 8 & 9) for furtherdetails