Helping Your Cat Sitter Get Off on the Right Foot

When you — and your cat — welcome another Stay with Stella member into your home, you can ensure that things go smoothly by thinking about how you’d like to be welcomed into someone’s home. Here are some tips:Be There if You CanNothing beats an in-person welcome. A...

Guide to the East Village

If you’re thinking of taking a cat-sitting gig on the Stay with Stella site in the East Village, here’s what you need to know about the neighborhood.What’s It Like?Not as scruffy as it once was – it’s widely considered the ancestral home of punk rock – the East...

Guide to Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

If you’re thinking of taking a cat-sitting gig on the Stay with Stella site in Park Slope, Brooklyn here’s what you need to know about the neighborhood.What’s It Like?First, the neighborhood’s full name is Bedford-Stuyvesant. (As in Peter Stuyvesant.) Everyone...

How Long Can I Leave My Cat Alone?

We’ll admit we’re biased – Stay with Stella is community centered on free cat sitting – but we’re not just not fans of leaving our furry friends home alone. Acknowledging that bias – and that there are lots of cat owners who love to travel – we went looking for...

Guide to Park Slope, Brooklyn

If you’re thinking of taking a cat-sitting gig on the Stay with Stella site in Park Slope, Brooklyn here’s what you need to know about the neighborhood. What’s It Like? Park Slope is one of the classic “Brownstone Brooklyn” neighborhoods with many tree-lined blocks of...