• All cats must be at least 3 months of age & fully vaccinated
  • Vaccination certificates must be presented on admission. NO CERTIFICATE NO ADMISSION. Read our Vaccination Information brochure.
  • All cats over 6 months of age must be desexed
  • All cats must have flea prevention
  • All cats are to be dropped off and picked up in a sturdy cat carry cage
  • Special conditions apply to all peak periods: we do require all bookings to comply with the strict peak period special conditions to ensure that we are able to cater efficiently during these busy periods. This includes a $100 non-refundable booking confirmation deposit to be paid within 7 days of making the booking. See below for the full conditions, *Easter; **Christmas/New Year.


  1. Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat reserves the right, at their discretion, to refuse entry and/or admission of any animal(s).
  2. The Owner specifically declares sole ownership of the pet and declares that all information regarding their pet(s) provided by them at or prior to admission is true and accurate.
  3. We require all cats to have their annual vaccinations up to date. Cats are to have these vaccinations at least 7 - 10 days prior to boarding, to ensure they have adequate coverage.
  4. The owner is to provide detailed information on special diets and medications with all medications to be appropriately labelled and a Medication chart signed on admission.
  5. If dropped off in the morning session, but picked up during the afternoon session, an additional $20-day care charge will be applied to their boarding costs
  6. All cats are to be on flea prevention and should your cat present with evidence of fleas, we reserve the right to administer flea treatment and charge your account.
  7. The Owner agrees to pay the rate for boarding effective on the date the pet is admitted into Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat and agrees that the pet shall not leave Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat premises until all charges are paid for by the owner.
  8. Should the pet require veterinary attention whilst in the care of Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat, every effort will be made to contact the Owner prior to seeking veterinary advice. However, even if contact is unable to be made, the Owner will be liable for all veterinary expenses incurred by their pet. The Owner also agrees to pay all costs/charges for boarding, any requested special services and any unforeseen veterinary costs incurred by the pet during the time the pet has been in the care of Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat.
  9. The Owner agrees to be solely responsible for any/and all behaviour of the pet whilst in the care of Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat and indemnifies Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat against any claim for loss or damages made by any person as a result of the actions or behaviour of their pet
  10. So far as this business is able then this business, its employees or agents will under no circumstances be responsible for the injury, death, loss, or damage to any pet whilst in the boarding facility.
  11. The Owner acknowledges that the signing of this contract shall create a lien over the animal in favour of Hobbits Knob Cat Retreat which shall continue to exist whilst ever monies remain owing pursuant to the contract.

We thank you for your understanding and co-operation of these conditions, which helps reduce administration time and stress on the cats and our staff.

The Cat Retreat Team