Reviews

Amy ‎ - 21 Feb 2012 Highly Recommended!!! Both the owners were great and very accommodating! I was initially leaving Sunny (my cat) with them for one week, this ended up as four weeks due to builders missing deadlines! They even opened the cattery two weeks early so that Sunny could stay with them as I did not like any other catteries in the local area! The runs were brand new and well presented and lovely and warm which was a comfort as the temperatures were freezing outside! They called me every week with an update making sure that I was informed that he was okay and being very play-full and that he had settled in okay, and he was getting lots of attention!! I will definitely be using this cattery again as they are amazing and will be recommending it to everyone I know who has cats!!!

Dot - April 2012 I was told about Cuddles Cattery by a friend, its more like a hotel, all I can say is that before you book anywhere go and take a look its like home from home, I have just collected my cats and you can tell they have been well looked after, gail and steve are great I went away with no worries knowing my cats were having a holiday of their own. Thanks Cuddles Cattery, will see you again!

Natalie & Jamie - May 2012 Just a little note to say thank you for looking after Misty while we were away. We were worried he would'nt settle as he is only little but I dont think he wanted to come home!!! We think you do a fantastic job and Misty will certainly be staying with you again and again!! Misty will see you soon! Best Wishes Natalie, Jamie & Misty xxx P.S. Felix Mews on Slinky Lane is fantastic

Denise - May 2012 If you want the best for your cat and peace of mind, when you go away put your cat in Cuddles Cattery, its modern chalets are cat friendly, there is nothing they can hurt themselves on (i.e. wire mesh) its all UPVC and finished beautifully. Gail and Steve who run the cattery are the nicest people you could meet, they instantly make you feel comfortable. So its 10 out of 10 go and have a look for yourself, its the best and so are Gail and Steve. My cats are very special and they deserve the best and they got the best at Cuddles Cattery. Thank you Denise, Elaine, Mancy and Willow xxx

Julie - May 2012 Smudge has really loved it at Cuddles Cattery, I was a little apprehensive leaving her in a cattery at first, but Gail and Steve really looked after her. I would recommend it to anyone and already booked her in again. Thanks Julie and Smudge

Derek - June 2012 We have used the cattery twice and will not be going anywhere else in the future. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the cattery is very clean and comfortable. Rosie and Oliver were looked after very well and I fear coming home may be a step down in terms of comfort! Many thanks again to Cuddles Cattery, it is very highly recommended.

Donna & Wayne - June 2012 Hi Gail & Steve, Just to say thank you for the excellent care Lucy and Evie received from yourselves. We couldn't fault anything at all. We will definitely be using you again and will be highly recommending you to others. See you soon, Donna & Wayne, Lucy & Evie xx

Smiths - June 2012 We just happened to stumble across the web site for this amazing cattery, and how glad we were, Gail and Steve are a lovely couple, we you can see instantly they are mad about cats. In the past we have left Ollie at other catteries and have worried about him our whole holiday, but not this time - in our daughters words "he's staying in a 5 star hotel" and she isn't far wrong. The rooms are lovely and clean and each cat gets lots of play time with Gail and Steve. Thanks to both of you for looking after Ollie so well for us, and for the lovely card and pics you gave us from his stay, and he will see you both again in August. Katy, Phil, Rebecca, Matthew and OLLIE x

Heather - June 2012 "Cuddles Cattery provides an excellent service which goes above and beyond all expectation. Gail and Steve provide that all important 'home from home' experience and nothing is too much trouble. The cattery is spotless and I would not hesitate to recommend Cuddles Cattery." Domino and Leo have settled back in at home but I'm sure they are missing you both! Thanks again for everything, best wishes Heather

Natalie & Jonny - June 2012 We would like to take this opportunity to show our huge appreciation for the way Gail and Steve looked after Bella (our kitten) when we left her at Cuddles for two weeks. Bella was looked after, fed well and fussed over when there. Gail and Steve sent us an update to let us know she had settled in and we knew we had chosen the right place for Bella to stay. Thank you once again, and we will bring Bella back when we go away in the future.

Jean - July 2012 I just want to take this opportunity to wax lyrical about your lovely cattery. During June you looked after our much-loved family pet, Puska, and we are delighted with how well you cared for her. Not only were the surroundings beautifully clean, airy and comfortable, but Puska was very happy during her time with you. We know this by her body language, and her liking for Steve, when we came to pick her up...(I remember thinking: 'steady on girl! you belong to us!!'). Thank you both very much. You really DID go the extra mile. We particularly liked the photos and the descriptive letter, written by Gail, highlighting Puska's time with you both. How lovely, how thoughtful!
We look forward to her staying with you again, with complete confidence that she is being looked after by a kind and caring couple. Warm wishes, Jean.

Tony & Betty - July 2012 My wife came across Cuddles in April through a leaflet in my wife’s hairdresser, we have been putting Mopsy our cat in catteries over the last 7 years but when we saw the leaflet we immediately phoned Gail and Steve if we could visit, as we live nearby, to look at the accommodation and were very impressed.
We left Mopsy for 2 weeks while we went on holiday and when we collected her, we have never seen here so contented. The special thing about this Cattery is that Gail and Steve go the extra mile in looking after the cats as though they were their own. The Cattery itself has excellent facilities and the rooms are spacious. We strongly recommend this Cattery, (as long there is room for Mopsy’s next visit) and would like to thank Gail and Steve for their care and attention plus the card and photos were a bonus. Thanks Tony & Betty

Angela & Steve - July 2012 Thank you very much for taking such good care of Milly & Lily for the past two weeks. You provided an excellent service & made them very welcome. Your place was very clean, safe & felt like a home from home which gave us peace of mind while we were away. We are also really pleased with your card telling us how they had settled in & thrilled at the photos of them. It was a lovely thing to do & much appreciated. Thank you again, Angela & Steve, Milly & Lily

Sarah - July 2012 I just wanted to thank you both again for looking after Minnie whilst my family and I were on holiday. I was really worried about leaving Minnie behind, but after visintg Cuddles Cattery before going away I was completely reassured, and I can tell Minnie was well loved and looked after in my absence. I can't recommend Cuddles Cattery enough, and we'll certainly be seeing you both again next time my family and I go on holiday! Thanks a million Steve and Gail! Sarah and Minnie xox

Ralph & Lauren Aug 2012 We thought we would write a few words about your wonderful cattery to say thank you for all your help with Otto and Mingo. We have tried many catteries around Greater Manchester and found Cuddles Cattery paid the most attention to our cats. Otto and Mingo clearly got on well with you and really enjoyed their stay! You are both lovely and relaxed people and that helped both our nervous cats and their nervous owners! The photos we received of Otto and Mingo were a great touch and showed what a good time they had. Thank you again for everything. Best wishes, Ralph, Lauren, Otto and Mingo

Lisa - Sept 2012 We all missed Balthazar so much but we knew he was in safe hands, we knew he was comfortable when he rolled onto his back for you to tickle him. Balthazar said he enjoyed his holiday especially the food & milk. The cattery is a credit to you beautifully done, clean & homely for the cats. Would definately come back!!

Louise, Lynn, Peter - Sept 2012 Just a quick note to say thank you so much for looking after Charlie while we were away. We were hesitant to take him to another cattery after he became very distressed last time but we had no reason to worry. The rooms are large and spacious and we can tell he received lots of care and attention, just like at home! Little personal touches such as a text to let us know how he's doing, and a little thank you card on collection makes Cuddles Cattery special. We would definitely recommend to others and Charlie will be returning soon! Thank you very much, Louise, Lynn, Peter (and Charlie!)

Ray & Teresa - Nov 2012 Ray and I would like to thank you for looking after our fur baby Honey, while we were having a new kitchen installed in our home. Nothing was too much for you in looking after our girl, and when we asked you if you could have her for an extra week as the the work ran over, you said yes, and that took a massive weight from our minds. The Thank You card and pictures of Honey are a lovely bonus too, and we are glad you enjoyed looking after our little girl, and we would not hesitate in asking you to look after her again, and would recommend you to anyone else looking for a holiday home for their cat's. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, Teresa.

Martyn & Joanne - Nov 2012 Our two cats Kaya and Koko stayed at Cuddles Cattery for two weeks in early November 2012. Steve and Gail put our minds at rest when they showed us around the brand new, fully insulated cattery. Their attention to detail and the fact they make a point of getting to know each cat; left us feeling confident that Kaya and Koko would enjoy their holiday. The cats get a chance to stretch their legs everyday, as they are allowed into the main chalet whilst their individual rooms are being cleaned. The chalet was warm and the background music made for a very relaxing atmosphere. An email update from Steve and Gail, letting us know how Kaya and Koko were settling in, certainly reassured us whilst we were on holiday. We had no concerns what so ever but had there been, we?d been provided with the opportunity to bring this to their attention. Cuddles Cattery?s flexible approach to pick up and drop off times reduced the stressful run up to our holiday and the ? Thank You? card and photos of Kaya and Koko was a very thoughtful final touch and testament to just how much care and thought they put into the service they provide. Our cats came back home looking like they had enjoyed themselves, they had eaten well and had been looked after, no complaints from them!Kaya and Koko have boarded at numerous catteries but Cuddles exceeds all expectations and is without doubt the best! We?ll be back soon!! Martyn, Joanne, Kaya & Koko

Phil & Sue - Nov 2012 Just wanted to send you a quick thank you for looking after Duffy while we were away. She had a great time and says she will be back early next year. Thanks again Sue & Phil

Simon - Nov 2012 I have been looking for a cattery to keep my cat Jack in for a while. Looking for a good cattery can be a stressful time for both cat an cat owner. But after a couple of recent bad experiences at other catteries I am over the moon to have found cuddles cattery and will be using it from now on, and recommend others do to. I now know Jack is being well looked after when I am away. The pens themselves are in lovely condition, warm, spacious, mult-levelled, bright and great for a cat to stay in, especially for the price. Jack had alovely time and was not stressed out at all when I picked him up, which is a first. In fact I think he wanted to stay! The postcard and pictures from his stay

Sheila - Dec 2012 I just wanted to contact you with a few lines that you may wish to upload onto your website. The truth is that I don't think we would have enjoyed going away at all if it hadn't have been for the fact that you both put us instantly at ease with not only the quality and cleanliness of the cattery but also the way you were both so genuinely concerned for the welfare of all 4 of our cats. Never having been in the position before when any of any cats had had to go to a cattery, I was obviously concerned and anxious about it but the first visit put my mind at rest completely. From asking what food each of them preferred and making enquiries about each of their personalities, to keeping us updated via text messages of what they were getting up to and providing us with lots of photos from their stay - I can't praise your commitment and concern enough. To anyone who seriously thinks that they would never be happy putting their cat in a cattery, all I would say is go and meet Gail and Steve, have a look around the accommodation and once you have you really have no need to worry at all. The only downside is that this cattery is likely to be fully booked all year round once word gets around - I rather think I should have kept the secret all to myself! Thanks a million once again and see you in May Sheila x

Ilene - Dec 2012 Just a quick line to thank both Steve and Gail for looking after Eric whilst we snatched a quick week away. On first inspecting the cattery I was very impressed on how clean and homely you had made each of the individual little houses where the cats had to stay, each with their own little theme. My cat Eric stayed in the Winnie the Pooh house - he walked straight in, laid down and looked like he was getting himself settled to have a snooze, so I knew I could leave him because he felt secure. Steve and Gail are obviously animal lovers, especially cats, and I had no hesitation in leaving my cat with them. Gail even sent me a text whilst we were away just to let me know how Eric was getting on and there were some nice pictures she had taken during his stay which she gave me when we picked him up, which showed him walking about the cattery stretching his little legs. We shall certainly be taking him back again for another stay - thank you Steve and Gail for looking after Eric for us. See you both soon xx

Sandra - Dec 2012 We would like to thank you both for looking after our three sister kittens at your 5 star cat-hotel whilst we were holidaying in Paris at a 3 star disney hotel. Your cattery is exceptional and it shows you enjoy looking after cats. Best Wishes Sandra and (daughter) Melanie

Natasha - Dec 2012 Our two girls, Fergie & Georgie stayed at cuddles in early December while we went away for the weekend. From the early phone calls enquiring about cuddles, Gail & Steve made me feel at ease and reassured me that our cats would be properly cared for. From enquiring about the food they eat, times etc to arranging drop off/pick up times, cuddles was great & very flexible. The chalet/outhouse where the cats stay is the best I have seen in the area and we have used other Cattery's before. The chalet was very clean and modern and reassured me that our nervous cats would be safe and sound. Steve & Gail made an effort to keep us updated while we away by text message, letting us know how the girls where getting on etc. This was a lovely touch,as where the snapshots we received when we picked the girls up. We could tell our cats had been treated very well and taken care off. Steve and Gail where great and I would highly recommend the Cattery

Vicki, Ed & James - Dec 2012 Just wanted to say a huge thank you for looking after Koda over christmas, we rang at fairly short notice and you managed to fit us in. The building is beautiful, very clean and cosy, a luxury stay for any precious pet. Love the themed rooms!! And loved those extra touches, the text in Christmas day to tell us how Koda was, and the photos you took. Wish you all the luck in the world, and we will use you again! Thanks Vicki, ed and James Barnes and koda!

Paulina and Alejandro - Jan 2013 Thank you very much to Gail and Steve for care of Puma and Jonas for the past week. Provided an excellent service, gave us peace of mind while we were away. Puma and Jonas returned to home very relaxed and well cared . Thank you!! Paulina and Alejandro

LInda & Steve - Feb 2013 This is the first time we had left our young cat, Sparky, and were naturally very anxious about him. We needn't have worried as Cuddles is like a home from home. All the suites are spacious and extremely clean with beds and toys provided. Gail and Steve took great care of Sparky and even sent a text to let us know how he was. Sparky really settled in and was not at all distressed when we collected him. his fur was still lovely and shiny. He even came home with a report and photos of his "holiday". Needless to say he is booked in for another holiday in April.

Roz - Feb 2013 Hi Steve and Gail, I just wanted to say thanks again for looking after Valentino so well. You cared for him as if he was your own cat and I could see how relaxed, happy and playful he was with you both. You provided 5* care in a 5* home. I will definitely be recommending you too all my friends and family and had peace of mind my baby was getting the best care, love and attention at all times. Thanks and see you again soon. Roz & Valentino x x

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