Mijn kat Ziva en ik - mijn dagelijkse kattenoppas

Vacation is such a fun time of year. Relaxing, discovering beautiful places, meeting interesting people.

But for me personally, there was a lot of stress involved… especially in the preparation for it.

Because then I had to leave my sweet cat Ziva behind. And in my eyes no one was ever good enough to take care of her. Because I was looking for someone who really understood cats and my ‘special’ Ziva.

Are you also struggling to go on a holiday because of your cat?

I feel you! 

It hurts you to leave her behind. You doubt whether she will get the right care. Even if your parents (in-law) or neighbours come to take a look every day.

And you’re afraid she’ll be unhappy without you.

Een gevlekte kat die op haar rug op een dekbed ligt - kattenoppas

You long to go on holiday with peace of mind. 

Because you know your cat is in the hands of a true cat professional who knows how to make your cat most comfortable

You long for reassurance. Because you know your cat isn’t feeling stressed or lonely. But is at ease and gets real attention and playtime on a daily basis.

And you crave a stress-free vacation that you can enjoy with confidence. Without continuously checking your messages to know if everything is ok. 

Kat en baasje liggen naast elkaar en kat raakt met pootjes zacht het gezicht van de vrouw aan - kattenoppas
gezicht van kat die op haar zij ligt en gelukkig lijkt - kattenoppas

Do you long for that too?

Well, then you’ve come to the right place!

My name is Kelly. I am a clinical animal behaviourist specialized in cats. And it is my mission to give cats their best possible life with as little stress, trauma or other unpleasant experiences as possible. That’s why I think cat sitting at home is so important. Because I know how attached cats are to their own environment. And how much stress and anxiety it gives them to be in an unfamiliar environment, with strange people and other cats. 

Whether your cat is a brave tiger who likes to play all day or a timid cat who doesn’t like strangers. I’ll make sure your cat gets what she needs during your vacation. 

Does your cat have FIP or does she need medication? Then I think it is extra important to reduce stress and to keep a close eye on your cat’s body language.

So, I don’t use a standard approach, but always look at what your cat needs when I’m there. Does she want attention, to be caressed or play? Great, then I’ll give her that. Would she rather be left alone? Also fine. Your cat decides

How does the cat sitting service work?

  1. You complete the form below and indicate the days for which you want my cat sitting.
  2. You will receive an answer to your requested days within 48 hours and an email to book an intake interview. So that we can get to know each other, go over all the care, hand over the keys, etc. I will come to your home for this.
  3. You can go and enjoy your holiday. And after the cat sitting period I’ll visit you once again to hand over the keys and arrange the payment.
kat geeft een high five - kattenoppas kan heel leuk zijn
kat kruipt op een krabpaal die eruit ziet als een cactus - kattenoppas om je kat actief te houden

What can you expect from the cat sitting?

  • 1 or 2 visits a day
  • Basic care of your cat(s): feeding and drinking, cleaning the litter box, cleaning accidents
  • Individual attention for each cat (petting, playing, cuddling) according to what your cat wants at that moment
  • Giving medication
  • Watering the plants
  • Emptying the letter box
  • You will receive one daily update about your cats (a message, photo or video)
  • Basic care of fish, chickens, rabbits and other small rodents

How long I am present during the visit depends on your cats and on how much attention they want that day.

What is your investment?

Cat sitting = 25 euros (1 visit) or 40 euros (2 visits) per day + daily travel costs there and back (0.50 euros/km based on Google Maps)

Interview before and after the cat siting = for free

Where can you book my cat sitting?

  • Overijse, Jezus-Eik, Maleizen, Tombeek, Eizer, Terlanen
  • Hoeilaart, Groenendaal
  • Huldenberg, Ottenburg, Loonbeek, Neerijse, St-Agatha-Rode
  • Tervuren, Duisburg, Vossem
Kat ligt te slapen in bed - kattenoppas

Why should you choose cat sitting from The Pet Coach?

  • Professional cat behaviourist who reads your cat’s body language and adapts her approach to the signals your cat gives
  • No extra costs for weekends or holidays
  • Basic price per visit regardless of the number of cats
  • No additional costs for the basic care of chickens, fish and rabbits
  • Your cat(s) stays in their safe home environment and experiences less stress

Request your cat sitting here

This request is without obligation. Enter your details below and click on the button to request your cat sitting.

You will receive an answer within 48h whether I am available to cat sit your sweetheart.

We then book a free intake interview to get to know each other. Only after this conversation will you decide whether you want to definitively make a reservation for the cat sitting.

Kattenbaasje Karlien


Mom of Basil

“Kelly is a very nice lady with a heart for cats and the necessary expertise that immediately made me feel at ease. The daily follow-up and messages with photos during my stay abroad confirmed that I could leave my cat Basil behind with peace of mind!! 😊 See you in the future!.”

Kattenbaasje Annick


Mom of Fonske

“Kelly deserves all stars. I called on her for the first time as a cat sitter during our summer holidays this year and she gave our Sphynx more than the necessary attention and care. I also received a daily update.
Kelly is also a very honest person and can therefore be completely trusted in your home.
I can only fully recommend her to all cat owners who want to go on holiday without any worries.
Thank you so much Kelly!!!”


Mom of Onyx

“It was perfect for us. We felt lots of kindness and heart coming from you and your approach as well as a deep understanding of cat behaviour. We were surprised that you managed to connect so quickly with Onyx. So, we felt instantly at ease and in trust.”

Got any questions? Please send an email to info@thepetcoach.be

See you soon!

Love, Kelly

Kattenoppas Overijse, Huldenberg, Hoeilaart en Tervuren door Kelly van The Pet Coach

Want to know more about me and cats?

Check my website (in Dutch for the moment)

Follow me on Instagram or YouTube (in Dutch)

Listen to my podcast Jagen op Kattengeluk (in Dutch)

Logo Vereniging voor Diergedragsprofessionals
The Pet Coach is a member of the Belgian Association of Pet Behaviourists

Terms & ConditionsPrivacy Policy