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To bring or not to bring: Options for pet owners on vacation

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, May 27 2019   /  12:55 am
Plenty of space: The playroom for cats at the Hoema pet hotel in Bintaro. Inside the pet hotel are 75 spacious multistory rooms.(JP/Delima Meylynda)(JP/Delima Meylynda)

Plenty of space: The playroom for cats at the Hoema pet hotel in Bintaro. Inside the pet hotel are 75 spacious multistory rooms.(JP/Delima Meylynda)Pet owners looking to go on vacation often find themselves in a bind when it comes to deciding what to do with their furry companions. In Jakarta, however, this is becoming less of a problem, with the city seeing a rise in services from pet hotels to pet transportation agencies. Pet hotels are popular as they give owners the option to leave their pets behind without constantly worrying about their safety and comfort. A cat owner in Bintaro, South Tangerang, Banten, Andena Rafli, said she would hand her cat off to a pet hotel during the Idul Fitri exodus because she trusted it would treat her pet well.“One of my cats, named Scooby, is suffering from a kidney problem.” she said, adding that she had been using pet hotel services for more tha...