Cat Craving a Spa Day?
Many of us like to relax and treat ourselves to a spa day every once in a while. Did you know there are many resorts across the country that provide the “spa experience” for cats that like to travel? Statistics from the Travel Industry Association of America indicate 15% of the pets traveling are felines. If your feline is one that likes to get away for some R&R once in a while, check out these hotel/resorts:
- Firesky Resort, Scottsdale, AZ. This facility offers in-room spa services, a “Finicky Feline Pampering Kit”, Yappy Hour, catnip toy, and a map of nearby pet-friendly restaurants and grooming services. They also offer a Guppy Love program where they provide a fish for your kitty to watch.
- Soho Grand, New York, NY. They provide kitty room service, litter boxes, kennels, leashes, beds and even pet toothbrushes and toothpaste!
- W Hotels, New Orleans, LA. Pet turndown service including a special treat. Additional services include in-room pet massages, home baked treats, Evian water, special videos, pet coats for rainy days, pet tags, custom pet beds, birthday cakes and pet first aid kits.
- James Hotel, Chicago, IL. Upon check-in you receive a Pet Travel Kit (includes house pet menu, pet spa service menu, special treats, catnip toy, ped bed, food and water bowls with floor mat, and turndown service with truffle. Room service pet specials include poached salmon, salmon and tuna tartar with creme fraiche and after dinner mints. They also offer paw-dicures, grooming, pet taxi service and aromatherapy spa services.
- Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Services include designer pet beds, specialized “heavenly pet bed” duvets and even plush robes.
- Loews Portofino Bay Resort, Orlando, FL. Offers a special pet room service menu. The pet package offers a “Pet Welcome” amenity complete with kitty bowls, place mats and treats, scratch pole, pet video, pet bed, leashes and collars.
Go ahead and take that spa vacation, don’t forget your feline friend!
Some information obtained from Petsweekly.com