Here you can read some of the nice things other customers have had to say…

Chris is a brilliant Catsitter – extremely professional and considerate, and clearly cares about our pets. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him.
Jo R
We are so grateful to Chris for his help. He is quick to respond and sent lovely updates of his visits, with gorgeous pictures of our cat. We would recommend My Cat Sitter to anyone looking for a reliable and professional sitter, and we will definitely use him again!
Mary G
Chris was brilliant and so accommodating with changes to days during the sitting. Cats were definitely well looked after and it didn’t take them long to forgive me for my absence, so I can tell Chris did a good job of keeping them entertained and fed. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend My Cat Sitter.
Verity T
Chris is just the perfect cat sitter. Very nice, flexible. I made a lot of last minute changes and he was always happy to help and did a great job with my cat. The house was just as I left it 🙂 He even picked my mail and watered my plants! Most important my cat loved him and seemed very happy when we get home. Big plus as well the update every day with plenty of amazing photos! We will surely use his service again next time we go away! 🙂
Charlotte R
I was nervous about leaving my 7 month old kitten alone for a few days because of a family emergency but when I met Chris all worries were gone instantly as he was so professional asking about my preferences and things to consider – and really sweet when introducing himself to my cat. He’s been super reliable and took his time for 2 daily visits and was very responsive to provide detailed updates every day. When I came back home everything was really nice and tidy and kitty did not seem to be too upset with me as I could tell she certainly had satisfying playtimes with Chris.
Laura B
Chris has looked after our cat a few times now and he’s been great. Sends lots of friendly updates and fantastic pictures while we’re away, our cat is clearly very happy in his company! He’s obviously a cat lover himself and spends time playing with our cat on his visits, which she loves! We would highly recommend Chris to anyone looking for a cat sitter.
Rebecca G
Chris did a fantastic job of looking after our two cats (and helpfully feeding the fish and taking the mail in too!) Receiving the photos and updates was lovely, and the cats were happy and healthy (and their room tidy!) on our return. We’ve already booked Chris again, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him – we’ve used other cat sitters and he offers a high quality service that represents better value than others.
Catherine C
It has meant a lot to me to be able to leave my beloved cat in Chris’ excellent care any time I was away. Chris was kind and caring of the cat, and kept me updated with photos that made it clear how relaxed and happy the cat was with him. I would highly recommend him.
Fiona M
Chris has looked after our cat a few times now. He was very quick at responding and easy to contact, and took excellent care of our cat while we were away, and kept our kitchen tidy. He sent us lots of pictures (he got better ones than I ever can!) and even took out bin out for us. We will definitely be booking Chris again!
Sharon J
Chris has been a wonderful Cat Sitter for our 3 Felines, we just returned from our holidays and found the cats in perfect condition, and the flat too. He was extremely kind updating us with pictures every day. We will certainly have Chris come back again next time we go away.
Uli E
Chris looked after our cats for around two weeks. We were initially worried about how they would cope with us being away for the first time. My mind was put at ease during the first meeting when both warmed to Chris quite quickly. Chris made sure to ask about their feeding and playing preferences etc so as not to disrupt their daily routine too much. While we were away, Chris kept me fully up to date and also sent over lots of great photos. Our cats didn’t seem to be fazed by the change at all and that can only be down to Chris being a fantastic cat sitter who kept them well fed and entertained. I returned home to two content cats and the flat was also clean and tidy. I definitely recommend Chris’s services – in fact, we’ve already made another booking!
Beverley H
Chris was absolutely brilliant. Stepped in last minute and was super quick in getting back in touch after I made the first enquiry, it only took a few messages to arrange the initial visit. I was trying to explain to Chris every little detail about looking after our crazy cat Thor but he seemed to know exactly what was needed/expected which gave me confidence before settling the deal. Chris kept us updated throughout with messages and pictures which was great for our peace of minds. I’d definitely recommend Chris and I’ll be booking him to look after Thor next time we’re away 😉 Thank you again Chris.
Eva G
It’s so lovely to be able to rely on a genuine trustworthy cat lover to take care of my cats if I go away. I no longer have the dread of asking friends for the favour and relying on availability and generosity. He also left everything washed and clean it was lovely to come home to.
Clementine R
Chris is a friendly, reliable and very trustworthy catsitter. He is very quick to reply to queries and is very flexible with any short term changes. He also updates you with photos of your cat when you are away. I have used other cat sitters in the past but Chris is definitely the most professional I have dealt with.
Andy P
Wouldn’t hesitate to book Chris again! Answered messages promptly, looked after my two really well and sent lovely pictures and messages which were very reassuring. Top marks 🙂
Janet M
Our two boys were well looked after whilst we were away. Chris made sure they were given the attention they needed and made sure the house was all in order for us getting back. The photo updates were great too!
Leigh C
A very professional and wholly reliable service from a really nice guy. This was our first time using Chris’s services and we were hugely impressed. Excellent communications throughout, thoughtful gestures like collecting our mail from the mat, and spending time with the cat rather than just a perfunctory visit. We think our cat enjoyed our holiday as much as we did. Will definitely use again. Highly recommended.
Patrick T
Chris kindly pet sat to cover my summer holidays. He was very attentive towards my pets and sent regular photos and updates without prompting which was a lovely surprise. The property was left clean and tidy and when I returned my pets were certainly very happy. So much so, that Chris is already lined up to cover this summer holiday too.
Caroline R
When choosing a cat-sitter to care for your pet while you are away, there are important decisions to be made.

First, you must find someone who will care properly for your beloved pet and more importantly it must be a person you can trust to be given the key to your property and home.

I have found Chris Bruce to be absolutely competent in both of these requirements. He has made a point of getting to know my cat so that she happily welcomes him. Also, he is absolutely trustworthy so that I have no fear in handing over the key of my house to him.
Pam C
Chris did an absolutely brilliant job looking after our cat Chester while we were on holiday. We had Chester in a cattery the last time we went on holiday and he wasn’t happy with it at all. It was so much better knowing Chester was at home being looked after by someone who obviously cares and knows about cats. Chris got on very well with Chester and sent us updates and pictures, so we knew Chester was in good hands. Chris is professional and very easy to deal with. I fully recommend him for all your cat-sitting needs.
Jesse T
Absolutely thrilled with the service from Chris, for our darling Eric. Great communication, including pics & updates on Eric while we were away. Really friendly and had Eric’s trust in no time at all, and he can be a shy boy. Would highly recommend Chris. Thanks for all you did for us & Eric!
Jill M
I can highly recommend Chis. He is very reliable and a lovely person. Our cats genuinely like him – which doesn’t always happen. He is flexible and very good with his communication, even sending photo updates of the cats when we were away (after checking we wanted them).
Julie R
Big thank you to Chris for looking after my kitties while I was away for the weekend ! The kitties were very happy and calm on my return ! Chris very kindly sent me lots of pictures and kept in great contact ! Thanks Chris 🙂
Lauren A
Another fantastic booking and kitty-care service from Chris. Absolutely loved the updates on Eric while we were away and had no hesitation booking Chris again.
Jill M
I am very happy to have found Chris as my new cat sitter. He is kind, gentle and thoughtful. Most importantly my cat seems to like him and is very content and relaxed when I get home. Chris has also been very accommodating when I have changed my plans. I would highly recommend him.
Gillian P
Chris was professional from start to finish and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He truly loves cats and takes time and care. He was so good with the cats that we booked him immediately for a next holiday. We usually take our cats to one of Edinburgh’s expensive catteries and decided to take a go at using a cat sitter and it was miles better.
Natasha M
Chris has such a kind and gentle manner that I had no qualms about him having the keys to my home and taking care of my beloved cat.
Fiona M
Chris looked after my kitties admirably, and was in touch over the week so I knew that all was OK. I would not hesitate to use his services again.
Pauline J
Tab seemed perfectly happy and had food in her dish when my mum got back from her trip. Chris texted several times, but did not send any photos. Chris stepped in at the last minute to help us out and responded to our request and emails immediately. We were grateful for his help.
David C
Chris looked after the cats well and kept us updated with pictures and messages to increase our peace of mind. He came around before to meet us and asked all the questions and the cats were happy when we got back, without the usual chattery sulks!
Tess J

Please note, some of these reviews were originally posted on Google, Yell and Cat in a Flat.

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