Caring for pets is a way to praise God. Everyone can do something. Even brushing a cat is a way. Nothing is too small to matter.
To schedule, please read about your grooming choices, then fill out the short form found near bottom of page. This is the only way to schedule.
Full-coated grooming on at least a monthly basis is the service offered.
Monthly mini-groom with brushing + claw trim also a choice.
Lion cuts & fur trims not offered, except sanitary trims of rear.
Thanks for your visit!🌻🌼
All contact is done via email.😺👌
Training, Credentials, Business Certificates
Graduate of New York School of Grooming. Zoo Keeper internship with big cats. Veterinary nurse for house call & clinics. 1,000 hours volunteering & being employed at animal shelters. Licensed business in State of New York.
Where & When Spiffy Kitty Visits. . .
Manhattan from 96th street to 14th street.
Spiffy Kitty adds travel/time fee to go beyond the area.
Monday through Saturday, 8 to 4. For evening visits, evening fee added.
Preparing for grooming visits
Preparing: 3 minutes.
Make sure home is quiet. Ask staff or family to stay in another room. Kitty placed in area where she/he can’t hide under or behind furniture (lure with treats and toys). Kitchen counter and sink empty and clean. 2 big towels. Cover stove top with a towel.
Owner must be home for the 1st visit.👌😺
Health & safety first. Then fur and fun.
Cats must be vaccinated against rabies, if they have been outside unsupervised during past 6 months.
If your cat has bitten anyone and caused bleeding (not play bites), they must be sedated before visit.
If your cat has infectious condition, they must be under treatment by a doctor. Sanitation/Equipment Sterilization fee: $50.
If your cat recently had fleas, flea preventive medication must have been applied, with no live fleas in home or on pet. Flea fee (live fleas): $50
If your cat has a heart murmur or any medical condition, please tell Spiffy Kitty in advance.
Spiffy Kitty House Call Cat Grooming provides service to owners interested in weekly, bi-weekly or monthly visits for their full-coated cats.
Full grooms or mini grooms are available. No lion cuts or very matted cats. Specifically maintenance grooming. Claw trims available if combined with brushing and de-shed on monthly or more frequent schedule.
Enroll your cat in Kitty Summer Camp. Daily or weekly playtime visits with snacks during July and August. Toys and snacks provided. Let them share in summer fun!🌿🌻
After grooming. Quick tidy up.
3-minute tidy up. Wipe surface and sweep immediate area. Cover stove, other areas with a towel or plastic. Some clients ask housekeeper to vacuum, wipe or dust afterwards.
Does your cat need happy pills?
If your cat is scared, ask your veterinarian about a pre-visit dose of Gabapentin. Calming medications may be safer for a pet than stress.
As all cat lovers (and scientists) know, cats can feel.
Causing them to feel fear is not acceptable.
Please do a trial run, before scheduling a visit, to make sure sedative dose will calm your cat.
Fee for travel to and from ungroomable cat: $25
For grooming clients only. Cat sitting service.
This service is exclusive to grooming clients. $40 to $50 per visit, including daily photo, changing food and water, scooping litterbox, playtime, cuddle time.
Ways to pay
1) in cash 2) local check that has your name and current date 3) Venmo.
Payment always due same day as visit.
Schedule an appointment
Spiffy Kitty specializes in enhancing and maintaining healthy full coats. (Lion cuts are not offered. The only type of fur trim offered is a sanitary trim of the rear.)
By sending the form, you are confirming that you read the information above, including the health information.
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