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All cats over 6 months must be SPAYED or NEUTERED

We will absolutely NOT take any cats that spray! No exceptions.


Our rate is: $25/night (plus GST) per suite with the 1st cat included.
The 2nd cat add $10, 3rd cat add $5, 4th cat is FREE!

There is a maximum of 4 cats per suite. It goes without saying that there is no mixing of cats from different families.*

There is a 2 night minimum stay required for all cat reservations*

Holiday Rates and Minimums

Holiday Rates apply for Easter and Christmas reservations only.

There is a minimum 5 night charge for reservations that fall over:
Good Friday, Easter Sunday or Easter Monday. Holiday rates apply at an extra $5/night per suite.

There is a minimum 8 night charge for reservations that fall on, or between:
December 23 – January 2. Holiday rates apply at an extra $5/night per suite.

Additional nights beyond the minimum will be charged at the regular rate.


Cash – 5% discount (boarding only), Debit, Cheque or Visa/MC (fees may apply for CC payments)

Opening Hours

Our pick up and drop off times have been specifically selected to allow us to care for your pet. We have scheduled times set aside for cleaning, play/cuddle time and feeding. We live on the property, so we need to maintain set windows of time for our clients. We appreciate your respect of this!

We are CLOSED for PICK UP and DROP OFF:  Every Saturday, Easter Sunday, December 25 & 26.


Drop off times: 9:00 – 10:00am or 5:00 – 6:00 pm.
You are charged for the day/night of arrival.

Pick up times: 9:00 – 10:00 am or 5:00 – 6:00 pm.
The evening pick up incurs the daycare fee.


  • Cats picked up between 5:00 – 6:00 pm incur a charge of $20/suite for one cat and a $5 per additional cat daycare fee.
  • We are closed daily between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.
  • If an ‘out of hours’ drop off or pick up needs to be arranged, there will be a $50 charge.


Please call us at 403-618-0760 to provide us with your credit card number. Alternatively we also accept email transfer payments sent to info@escapetothecountry.ca This will hold the kennel reservation. Payment will be processed 2 days prior to the reservation.


A $50 per suite deposit is required on all reservations and is non-refundable without: 2 days notice for 2-4 nights and 5 days notice for 5 + nights, prior to the start date of your reservation.

  • If any cancellation of days occur within this time frame, you will be charged the full amount of your stay.


A $100 deposit is required and is non-refundable without 30 days cancellation notice prior to the start date of your booking for:

  • Easter and Christmas
  • If any cancellation of days occur within this time frame, you will be charged the full amount of your stay.

Please refer to the ‘Rates’ section above for information on holiday rates and minimums.

We require you to bring

  • Food – Include your cat’s name and the quantities clearly labelled for AM/PM feeding! (Just enough for their stay plus an extra 2 days worth in case of travel delays)
  • Bedding and/or Toy (if desired, but not guaranteed to come back in the same condition)
  • Medication – if required, instructions clearly labelled

There is no charge for administering medication if given in food or insulin shots (if your cat is cooperative). If pills or liquid medications are required to be given orally, there is a $3.50/day charge per cat that needs the medication. If the cat is absolutely uncooperative, there will be a handling fee of up to $10/day at our discretion, but you would be notified about this immediately.

  • NO food or water bowls please. We have stainless steel bowls for all cats
  • Treats are supplied but you can also bring your own
  • Litter is supplied (different varieties available)


All cats must have:

  • Rabies
  • FVRCP (Rhinotracheitis/Calicivirus/Panleukopenia)

Recommended – FeLV (Feline Leukemia)

If in doubt please discuss this with us. You must bring proof of vaccinations when you arrive. This is for the safety and well being of all cats boarded. In lieu of vaccinations, we will accept titre testing.

We also highly recommend de-worming your cat at least 2 times/year (Spring/Fall).

Photos will be posted to our Facebook page so you can keep track of your cats’ vacation while you are on yours! Remember to ‘LIKE’ us!

Meet ‘n’ Greets

As we are a private acreage, we welcome meet ‘n’ greets on Sundays only (by appointment) between 3:00 – 5:00 pm. We are located 30 mins SW of Calgary and 10 mins West of Okotoks. Specific directions will be sent upon request.

Site 17, Box 32
RR1 Okotoks, AB
T1S 1A1


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