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Any rat-friendly homes open for the holidays?

I am looking for a place to board my two pet rats, in the Boston area, from December 23rd to December 27th. [more inside]
posted by miniraptor on Dec 3, 2016 - 5 answers

BART Queue Etiquette

I'm new to the San Francisco Bay Area and take the BART system to work. I noticed that in the underground downtown stations, the spots where the doors are going to be are marked. So that's nice. Then the people make neat little lines around these spots. That's nice too. But then when a train comes, people on the line who don't want that train just stand there, and everyone else on the line has to figure out who's not moving and then chaotically stream around them. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Dec 3, 2014 - 15 answers

Do warring cats become friendly after boarding?

I've heard that boarding cats away from home for a time will encourage them to become friendly toward each other when they return. Looking for whether that's true/common, how long to board and other particulars. [more inside]
posted by snoops on Oct 31, 2014 - 2 answers

Take me to your ivory tower.

I like novels that take place in boarding schools (or in colleges that feel like boarding schools). I've been to Brakebills, Ault, Hampden, Devon, the Concent of Saunt Edhar (totally counts), the University of Missouri, Enfield Tennis Academy, and Hogwarts.* Where should I go next? [more inside]
posted by davidjmcgee on Jun 5, 2013 - 75 answers

My dog is a socially awkward penguin. Where can we board her overnight in Seattle?

What are some good dog boarding/kennel services in Seattle (or, even better, on the Eastside) that will know how handle my sweet but incredibly nervous and poorly socialized dog? [more inside]
posted by iamfantastikate on Dec 14, 2012 - 13 answers

How do they decide which peons in economy to pack in first?

How exactly does American Airlines assign its boarding groups 2-4? Is it just totally random? [more inside]
posted by andrewesque on Nov 25, 2012 - 11 answers

Passport, check... But where do I store my cats?

Any recommendations for pet boarding in Birmingham, UK? (Bonus: good vets.) [more inside]
posted by Because on Jul 27, 2012 - 3 answers

How much to charge for long-term cat-sitting for a good friends?

How much to charge for long-term cat-sitting for a good friends? [more inside]
posted by aydeejones on Jan 29, 2012 - 51 answers

Dog Boarding, Atlanta

Best dog boarding in Atlanta area? [more inside]
posted by ecks on Jan 10, 2012 - 6 answers

Need a trustworthy kennel in London, please!

Can anyone recommend a dog kennel in London? [more inside]
posted by Grither on Nov 29, 2011 - 0 answers

Dog boarding in southern Brooklyn

Reputable dog-boarding in southern Brooklyn? [more inside]
posted by griphus on Oct 4, 2011 - 9 answers

When the humans are away, the cats will play...with whom?

Suggestions for the best afforable cat boarding/cat sitters in NYC? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Sep 9, 2011 - 7 answers

I don't want to lose our cat, but we're going to be away for a half year..

How can I make sure my cat is taken care of for six months while I am away? Do I need to give him up? [more inside]
posted by mariokrat on Jun 10, 2011 - 14 answers

Cat Sitting for Income

Portland OR hive: Any experience with home based cat boarding in the area around Portland, Hillsboro, Beaverton? Thinking a nice small boarding business would be a good retirement income plan. Is this even possible?
posted by Freedomboy on May 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Personal experiences with boarding cats?

Personal experiences with boarding cats? Adopters of our foster cat are planning to do this, and I don't really have a way around it; just wondering how worried I should be and whether I should insist on visitation or something. Awesome cat photos inside. [more inside]
posted by amtho on Mar 6, 2011 - 22 answers

Cat boarding. Slightly less traumatic than water boarding.

Where is an excellent place to board my cats for a week and a half in Philadelphia. [more inside]
posted by millipede on Feb 17, 2011 - 4 answers

Boarding Pass Puzzle

What are the numbers that the TSA agents hand write on boarding passes during the ID check at the airport? [more inside]
posted by meindee on Nov 18, 2010 - 15 answers

Why are planes boarded front-to-back?

Would boarding planes back-to-front save any time? If yes, why are planes not boarded this way? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Aug 18, 2010 - 33 answers

Should I board my cat while I'm away?

We're going to be gone for ten days for the first time in our cat's short life. Should we put her in a group boarding situation, or leave her at home alone with friends stopping by twice a day? If the latter, how can I transform my front room into a kitty play wonderland? [more inside]
posted by LadyOscar on Jul 30, 2010 - 20 answers

Dog Boarding in Toronto

A good place to board my dog in toronto? [more inside]
posted by butterball on Jan 4, 2010 - 4 answers

Where can I find a pet boarding service/dogsitter on a short notice?

I need to find a dogsitter / pet boarding on a relatively short notice in New York City. [more inside]
posted by pakoothefakoo on Dec 3, 2009 - 9 answers

Active Cat Boarding in San Francisco

I need recommendations on boarding young cats in San Francisco. I wouldn't say they are high maintenance, but they are young and very active. [more inside]
posted by sfkiddo on Sep 30, 2009 - 9 answers

Help me avoid Sleepers!

Boarding school - bad or good? [more inside]
posted by getmetoSF on Jul 23, 2009 - 42 answers

Need a safe place to stash the cats for a few weeks

Where to board our cats in Paris while traveling in the states? [more inside]
posted by swhitt on Mar 26, 2009 - 1 answer

What was a "Modern European Hotel" in the US in 1920?

What was a "Modern European Hotel" in the US in 1920? [more inside]
posted by tnygard on Mar 2, 2009 - 6 answers

Where to Board the Beagles?

Northern VA couple out of town for 10 days and no idea what to do with the dogs. Do any folks in NoVA have experience with Boarding their pets around here? Any general suggestions on what to look for (or look out for) in a kennel?
posted by Lord Widebottom on Feb 18, 2009 - 6 answers

Sick Kitty needs a (temporary) Shelter

Places to board a sick kitty for the holidays in Minneapolis? [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Dec 22, 2008 - 10 answers

how is a free-for-all faster?

Does eliminating assigned seating reduce boarding times for airplanes? And if so, why? [more inside]
posted by vodkaboots on Oct 30, 2008 - 14 answers

Cat House?

Can anyone recommend a good pet boarding facility in New York City? When in I lived in California, I used a place that let healthy kitties run and around play during the day. I would like to find something similar in NYC (basically a place that doesn't keep the cats locked up in a cage 24 hours/day), but Google is failing me.
posted by Faithos on Oct 30, 2008 - 2 answers

Denied boarding on overbooked flight - now wish to be pampered by airline. Advice?

I got bumped from a US Air flight (involuntarily) after the gate agent made an error and let *all* the bump volunteers board. How can I get US Air to go above and beyond their default offer? [more inside]
posted by zippy on Oct 19, 2008 - 13 answers

Kitten boarding in Mumbai?

Help me with the daunting task of finding a facility to board a kitten for a few days in Mumbai, India, which is of decent enough quality to someone from the U.S.
posted by aletheia on Sep 29, 2008 - 5 answers

Nice, caring place in West LA to board my cats for a few weeks?

I'll be out of town for two weeks over the holidays and I'm already starting to worry about care for my two cats. [more inside]
posted by eric1200 on Aug 21, 2008 - 17 answers

Maybe it'll be cheaper to take her on the plane after all

Can you recommend a dog boarding service/overnight walker/kennel in the Boston area, preferably T-accessible but otherwise not a long drive from the North Shore? [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena on Jul 13, 2008 - 4 answers

Looking for rooming/boarding near Catonsville Maryland.

Looking for rooming/boarding near Catonsville Maryland. [more inside]
posted by media_itoku on May 15, 2008 - 1 answer

Help me find a loving, caring kennel in Los Angeles.

Help me find a loving, caring kennel in Los Angeles. [more inside]
posted by jmoneystl on May 12, 2008 - 5 answers

Looking for a documentary film...

I'm trying to find a documentary about the lives of 5 girls in a New England boarding school called Playing House... [more inside]
posted by bakertim on Feb 10, 2008 - 3 answers

Dog Boarding in LA

Help my pooch! I need to board my dog for a week, and I need recommendations for good kennels in the Los Angeles area. [more inside]
posted by maryh on Nov 28, 2006 - 1 answer

Pampered Pooch Seeks Plush Puppy Palace

PetFilter: Need kennel/boarding recommendations in the Silver Spring, MD/Montgomery County, MD area (or along the I-95 North corridor as we will be traveling to Philadelphia). [more inside]
posted by clpage on Jun 28, 2006 - 3 answers

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