Places in Edmonton to pamper your favourite feline

No one can take better care of your beloved pet and companion than you can. But, when circumstances separate you, it pays to know where your cat can go to get the love and attention it deserves so you can have peace of mind. These cat daycares and spas know how to pamper your pet for a short grooming session or a lengthier stay while you’re away.

Attwood Tara

53119 Range Road 280, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1Z1

Cats at Parkland Kennels have their own climate-controlled building for all-season comfort. Each kitten gets a large private apartment with six-foot high, multi-level and carpeted shelves. There are special rooms for multiple cats from the same household. Knowledgeable staff provide personalized attention and exercise. Nail clipping and grooming services are available, too.

Ranch Kennels

54302 Rge Rd 261, Sturgeon County, AB T8T 0X4

The Catty Shack at The Ranch Kennels is designed specifically for the curiosities of our feline friends. The many hiding places and climbing towers keep your kitty busy; natural sunlight pours through the large window onto several comfy cushions for lounging in the warmth. The enclosed cat garden provides outdoor stimulation and each guest gets a private enclosure at night.

Calico Hills Kitty Lodge

32-51413 Range Road 262, Spruce Grove, AB T7Y 1B4

Send your kitty on a holiday to a premium cat-only boarding kennel. It has large single and family rooms, a kitty gym, water fountain and fish-viewing area. The two fully-enclosed sun decks expose your pet to fresh air. Staff at Calico Hills are well-educated in feline stress management and nutrition so they can provide expert-level care.

Second Home Pet Resort

Barn-25515 Twp Rd 500, Leduc, AB

The newly-renovated resort near the airport now boasts two free-roam rooms for cats to explore. The cattery has everything a frisky feline could want: swinging hammocks, cubbies and cat trees. Bright natural light floods the rooms through the big windows, which are great for bird-watching. Second Home provides airport pickup and drop-off.

Wagging Tails Pet Resort & RV Storage Ltd

The family-run kennel, located north of Edmonton, has opened its home to support rescued animals and has thorough knowledge of all pets. The Country Corner cat boarding area is located close by to ensure safety and put your mind at ease while you’re away. The cottage-style environment lets cats lounge near the bright sunny windows or climb on the many obstacles and cat perches. There are nooks and crannies for your kitten to explore.

Bumble Bee Day Care Centre

10529 116 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3L8

Your cat is going to be well cared for whether it’s for a one-hour bath and brush or lengthier stay. The owners are pet lovers, generous with their attention and have created a place where cats of all types can get the social interaction they need. It could be one-on-one exercise with a trained attendant or games with other cats for the more social felines. They’ll adhere to strict diet plans if your cat is finicky or has medical needs.

Barkers Pet Motel & Grooming Ltd

27 Riel Dr, St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z2

The spacious cattery is a home away from home for cats. You pet will love the large windowsill in the main room, which the guests are free to explore. There’s an assortment of climbing trees, cat perches and toys so your pet won’t lack for amusement or exercise. The cat condos allow the pet to have some alone time in the comfort of their own room.

Happy Pet Spa

246 Kaska Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4G7

The groomers at Happy Pet Spa take a gentle approach to win your pet’s confidence and gain its trust. Cats aren’t the most docile creatures when it comes to grooming so the philosophy here is a slow, patient hand to encourage relaxation and convince pet (and owner) to keep on coming back. They do a complete spa treatment for your kitty using specialty shampoo and will only hand-dry.

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