"Oscar is a feral rescue and he hides from strangers. He is a sweet cat, but needs extra time to get used to visitors."
"Ollie and Max are a bonded pair. Should something happen to me, they should not be separated - it would be devastating to them."
"Lily doesn't like drinking out of a water dish. Instead, I keep a glass on my nightstand just for her. I know for sure now that she's getting fresh water everyday."
"Amos loves to scratch and use his claws to sink into a nice scratching post. Over time, we discovered that he really only likes horizontal, cardboard scratching posts....so we keep several around the house for him. Without it, he'll just use the carpet :("
"Sweet Pea has a beautiful coat - but sometimes it gets matted and knotted. She hates being brushed, so I take her to the groomer about every three months. She gets a "puss in boots" haircut, leaving her head, feet and tail fluffy and manageable."
"Betsy is an awesome cat - but definitely has her quirks. Betsy will only eat wet food if it is made by a certain brand and is the chicken paté flavor...and get this - it has to be COLD or else she won't eat it!"
KittyShield allows cat owners to enter the details of their cat’s daily living routines so that they can be properly cared for should something unexpected happen to you: sudden or grave illness, hospitalization, unexpected travel delay, or (gasp) death.Cat owners know that our cats tell us their preferences – be it the type of kibble, the flavor or brand of treats, or even the type of litter box they like. KittyShield lets you enter all of your pets likes and dislikes, routines, and preferences and will allow your designated caregivers access to this information, should they need it to care for your pet in your absence.When KittyShield is activated, either by you or an emergency response personnel, your designated caregivers will be notified by email and text message that an event has occurred and that they need to check in on your pets and coordinate care with the other caregivers, if you’ve designated others.Your designated caregiver will know what to feed your pet, how often, your cat’s favorite brands, litter box preferences, play time preferences and sleep habits. They will also have access to any pet professionals your cat sees including your veterinarian, groomer, and pet sitter.
KittyShield provides you with a wallet card and keychain card with a unique code/identifier. If you need help, you can text the KittyShield system with your unique ID and the system will send out alerts to your designated caregivers (guardians).If you are unable to alert the system yourself, anyone else that is caring for you can activate the system by texting KittyShield using your unique ID that is printed on your wallet card and keychain card. This includes emergency response personnel, like police or firemen or a doctor or other health professional.Once the system is activated, designated caregivers will receive an alert through both an email message and a text message. Your guardians are instructed to login to KittyShield to acknowledge the alert and coordinate care with other guardians if necessary.
KittyShield allows cat owners to enter the details of their cat’s daily living routines so that they can be properly cared for should something unexpected happens: sudden or grave illness, hospitalization, unexpected travel delay, or (eeek!) death.You are also provided with a wallet card and key chain card that lets people know that you have cats at home that need care. Emergency personnel, like police, fire or hospital staff can use the information on your card to alert KittyShield through our notification system Once the system is activated, your designated caregivers are notified that an event has taken place and that they need to care for your cats. You can designate up to three caregivers and caregivers will be able to access one another’s contact information in order to coordinate care for your cats.
Signing up is easy! The amount of information you enter is up to you. The more detail, the happier your cat will be (provided the human in charge obeys).Choose to pay monthly or annually
Set up your profile
Add one cat or multiple cats (up to 10!)
You’ll answer a series of questions about your cat’s preferences and quirks including:
Food preferences and brands
Litter preferences, litter box style and favored brands of litter
Play time habits including the types of play and toys your cat enjoys
Sleep habits including where your pet sleeps
Medical issues that require care including medication schedules
Finally, you’ll assign up to three designated caregivers. These are individuals you know and trust to care for your cat when you aren’t able to. Designated caregivers will have read-only access to your instructions after you email them an invitation and they accept it.You’re finished! You can rest easy knowing that your cat's preferences and lifestyle have been documented should something unexpected happen to you!
KittyShield allows you to document up to 10 cats per account.
KittyShield allows you to be as brief or specific about your individual cat’s needs. There are nine sections in total and you can fill out as much or as little as you like. The only section that is required is your cat’s basic information plus preferences about:
-Food & Water
-Play & Exercise
-Medical History or Current Medical Conditions
-A description of the ideal home for your cat, should you be unable to care for your cat indefinitely.
With KittyShield, you are able to name three designated caregivers or as we call them, “guardians.” A guardian is someone you trust to take care of your cat(s) should something unexpected happen to you. This could be a friend, neighbor, family member, co-worker – anyone that you know and trust.You will provide us with your designated caregiver’s email address and we will send them an invitation to set up a “read-only” account. They will be able to see your cat’s preferences but will not be able to make changes to your account. Only you, the cat’s owner, can make changes to your cat’s account.