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The Cat Counselor Can Help With;
  • Inappropriate Elimination

    • Litter Box Issues

  • House Soiling, Marking, Spraying

  • Aggression

    • Play Induced Biting/Scratching

    • Between Cats

    • Toward People

  • Fear, Phobias & Anxiety

  • Undesirable Behaviors

    • Nighttime Activity

    • Destructive Scratching

    • Excessive Vocalization

    • Chewing

    • Counter Surfing

    • Climbing/Jumping

    • Door Darting

  • Compulsive Disorders

    • Oral (pica)

    • Fur Plucking (Psychogenic Alopecia)

    • Excessive Grooming/Scratching

    • Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome (FHS) 

  • First-time Cat Parenting

  • Kitten Classes

  • “Happy Habitat"

    • Proper Home Set-up

    • Litter Box Set-up

    • Food & Water Set-up

    • Environmental Enrichment

    • Effective Forms of Play

  • General Cat Care Info – Kittens, Cats & Seniors

SERVICES

Rates & Services

Please Note :

**Rates are for ONE cat.  For each additional cat in the home, add $20

**$50 Deposit & pre-consultation forms due within 72-hours of booking

**Travel Fees are as follows;

    0-15 miles from Santa Monica   $0

    15-30 miles from Santa Monica $20

    30-40 miles from Santa Monica $35 

In-Home Behavior Package - $550**

This in-depth package is highly recommended for aggression cases, new cat introductions and any complex cases.  The most effective way of working through behavioral issues is to personally meet, observe and interact with the cat(s) in their own environment, where they are most comfortable. This allows The Cat Counselor to more easily uncover factors that may be contributing to undesired behaviors and to develop a more practical behavior plan. 

  • In-home behavior consultations take approximately 90-minutes and include the following;

    • TWO in-home sessions

    • Personalized behavior plan and recommendations

    • 90 days of email follow-up

    • 1 phone or Skype follow-up

    • Additional follow-up visits – $150/hr +applicable fees listed above

Individual In-Home Behavior Session - $225**

  • In-home behavior consultations take approximately 90-minutes and include the following;

    • Personalized behavior plan and recommendations

    • 30 days of email follow-up

    • Additional follow-up visits – $150/hr +applicable fees listed above

Happy Habitat Consultation - $200**

These in-home consultations are great for first time cat parents and are designed to help ensure that you and your cat have everything you need to have a happy, healthy relationship. We will look at appropriate set-up for the litter box, environmental enrichment, playtime, basic training and all necessary resources. A happy habitat is the best way prevent behavior issues. These consultations do not address behavior issues.

  • Happy Habitat consultations take approximately 90-minutes and include the following;

    • Written visit summary and environmental recommendations. 

Virtual Behavior Consultations – $200**

When it’s not possible to meet, observe and interact with cat(s) in their own environment, a virtual consultation can be the next best thing!  These sessions help uncover elements that may be contributing to undesired behaviors and allows me to develop a practical behavior plan.  Not all cases can be appropriately assessed or managed virtually. Virtual consultations are accepted on a case-by-case basis.  Client must have access to Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangouts. 

  • Virtual behavior consultations take up to 90-minutes and include the following;

    • Personalized behavior plan and recommendations 

    • 30 days of email follow-up. 

    • Additional follow-up sessions – $135/hr +applicable fees listed above

Additional Follow-Up Support Options

  • Phone follow-up $75/hour

  • Email follow-up extension $60/additional month

 

Speaking Engagements 

Available for on-site speaking engagements and trainings at shelters, rescues, schools, cat cafes and animal hospitals.  Prices vary by event.

Payments Accepted – Cash, Check, Venmo, PayPal, Zelle, Credit Card

$50 booking deposit and pre-consultation forms are due within 72-hours of booking.

Booking deposit is applied to total consultation fee and is refundable up to 72-hours prior to scheduled appointment.