Catzz Motel          marlborough cattery

The Marlborough Boarding Cattery, Blenheim.       

6 Steam Wharf rd, Grovetown,
Blenheim, Marlborough

03 577 8482

027 410 6227


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  Laila Steele (small animal vet)
Clean, bright, full of fresh air and plenty of space. I am very happy with Catzz cattery both for the wonderful facilities and for the professional, individual care they provide. My two cats have very different needs and both were looked after wonderfully. I have no hesitation in using Catzz again or recommending it to any cat owners.

Mr Meow loved staying here. We even got email updates regularly to tell us how well things were going. If we have to leave him again I know he won't mind coming back.

Dr Michael Lyon
Being a a veterinary surgeon and ex cattery owner, I thoroughly recommend Catzz motel. Our cat Merlot quickly settles in to his stay, never looking stressed when we leave him . The accommodation is first class with plenty of space for each individual cat.
Regards Dr Michael Lyon, BVSc, Veterinary Surgeon, Fairhall, Marlborough.


My two cats stayed at the Catzz motel for 3 months, they were extremely well cared for in comfortable accommodation. I appreciated the regular contact  with how they were getting on. Highly recommend this place for your cats holiday. My cats have now settled into their new home.

What a wonderful Cats holiday . Clean tidy and comfortable  warm just the ideal home away from home.  With two lovely kind cat loving people . We know Coco is safely treated well and we know he is happy .  Coco is looking forward to seeing  you soon. Evelyn and Barry

Thank you so very much for caring for Harry & Ernie......Ernie certainly protested BIG time & did not want to get back into the cage .....or leave!

Thank you for the cat food, I will certainly be back for more. We  most certainly would be very keen to frequent your lovely cat motel again ...most impressed.
Kind regards
Harry & Ernie

We had our cat Amy at catzz motel for a couple of weeks. She is elderly and has health problems. We found they were marvellous with her so gentle and kind. We would very highly recommend them to anybody looking for a cattery.

A lovely and clean cattery where I left my two timid and very skittish cats for 12 days. It was good they could be housed together in their own run. There were material covered beds where they could hide which meant I could relax and not worry about them. We will be back again. Thank you, Denise

Thank you Tony and Issie ... you obviously looked after Rangi wonderfully for the period we were away as he has come home very happy, looking great and has slipped back into the swing of things very easily. Really appreciated  knowing Rangi was being well cared for in a safe and loving environment.

Would  like to pass our thanks to you both for the excellent care of Emily. This would be one of the only times she has come home from a cattery not stressed.  Most reassuring.
The service we have received from you both is next to none we have had at any other cattery and will  certainly be recommending you to others.
Once again thank-you

Kind regards

A and C

Just a quick line to thank-you both for looking after Furry so well during her recent stay with you.
 She looked really super when I picked her up, and has slotted right back into life again at home.
 We are very grateful to you for providing such a lovely place for her while we were away...but lovely to have her home :)

Best of luck as always, will be in touch for sure if we're heading away again. 

M and D

Highly recommend Issy and Tony to look after anyone's furr babies.
Molly needs daily medication and it was no problem at all.
Gizmo is a very highly strung feisty and intolerant to most people yet she let Tony pat her and he even picked her up and Tony didn't need to seek medical help afterwards. That is the highest praise ever.
Thank you so much, will definitely return because I know they are in a safe and caring home.

I am so lucky to have found Cattz and for Issy and Tony. We moved from Auckland and they had me bugging them before we left worrying about things but they were nothing but fantastic. Free collection of our Tabitha from the airport and emails and texts in the few weeks before we arrived in blenheim and visits anytime I wanted to while we were trying to find a place of our own. I totally recommend them to anyone. They are Fantastic! Leanne

A lovely cattery with lovely owners. Issie and Tony looked after my two boys superbly! I will definitely bring them back to stay :) it was great for my cats to be able to share a room. It was warm and the environment lovely.
Thank you both!

Fantastic Amazing Service. First time for our wee fur baby in a cattery and I did not have to worry about her as the owners are, super
caring and thoughtful.
Thanks once again


Thank you for taking purrfect care of Charky while we were away. I am so glad to have found a wonderful place and owners to look after him.
We won't hesitate to bring him back again 5 out of 5 stars for your service  .  Joan

We left our three cats, Henry, Jess and Dougal at Catzz Motel for the first time last weekend. While Henry and Jess are a little stand offish and Dougal is more outgoing, Tony and Issie very quickly understood their needs. To me this showed a real interest in wanting to give our cats the best experience. And for the first time EVER, Henry (who is almost 11) didn't pace the house meowing when we got home. He just chilled. Already booked them in for their next holiday!

A lovely home away from home for your cats. Clean and quiet. You know they are safe and cared for. Highly recommend try for your fur babies. Karen

5 star accommodation for our 3 fur babies who stayed for nearly a month,fantastic facilities and a warm friendly environment-highly recommended!!!!

Issie and Tony have a wonderful holiday home for the cats. Over the years I have been to other catteries with cats who sadly are no longer with us but there is no comparison with the care and attention they get here.
On Michaela's last visit her dad had an accident in Auckland on our way home and I had to stay an extra week away (her dad is still in hospital) and it was no problem for Michaela to stay.
I have nothing but praise for Catzz Motel

(from face book) 

Excellent service. Rusty enjoyed her time and I enjoyed not worrying
about her while away. Thanks heaps guys

Another wonderful stress free holiday knowing Millie was being well cared for in a safe loving environment. Thank you again

Our feisty 19 year old cat Nanda has really enjoyed her 2 visits to Catzz over the last few months. We hadn't thought we would find a cattery that suited her elderly needs and had been bringing in friends to stay over to look after her if we had to go away. A real sense of liberation to know how happy Nanda has been in the sensitively designed units. Jo

What a fabulous experience for both my 'baby' and myself. Georgia came home well, happy, chatty, purring and running around like a(15 year old) kitten again! I cannot speak highly enough of the love, care and attention she obviously received, plus the great communication during my holiday. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.

I have just picked up one very happy cat from Catzz Motel - she talked all the way home. Thank you so much for taking great care of Ellie, and for the updates during the week to let me know how she was doing, and the photos on your Facebook page. It really put my mind at rest knowing she was being so well cared for :-)

Thank you once again for the wonderful care you took of big puss when we had to go away for an emergency. We really appreciate it. Margaret

Daisy really enjoyed cat camp with you !

Ivy had a fantastic stay, she was there for 8 days following her vet operation just before we were due to go on holiday. So glad I found Issie and her team at Catzz Motel, lovely place, clean , comfortable and affordable.  Cannot wait to visit again. Keep up the great work.

Catzz Motel is an excellent cattery. It is very clean and airy with well designed single runs for each cat. Cool in summer and warm in winter, my pampered princess Lily is extremely well looked after and returns home quite relaxed. I have complete confidence leaving my cat when I go away and highly recommend Catzz as a reliable, secure and safe environment for cats.Belinda.

We put our cat called big puss in the cattery for 3 nights for the first time. We were absolutely thrilled with the care he received.
They notified me how he was and he has come home looking wonderful and very happy. They have a very loving caring attitude towards the cats
and the units are spotless. I have no hesitation recommending them to any cat owner wanting their cat to be well cared for while they go
We will certainly be back. Margaret and Kelv.

Great place for your cats, lovely environment, caring owners and very helpful, we had to phone and extend our cats stay by 2 weeks, it was no problem, we received txts every few days reporting on cats stay and well-being. Would thoroughly recommend.

We have been meaning to send this note for some time.....

Last year we were away for an extended period and so our wee cat Bridie needed a safe and caring place to stay.  We were given a recommendation to look at Catzz and were immediately taken by the warmth and caring shown by Izzie and Tony and their obvious love of animals.

If you have the same needs, then look no further.  Bridie was so well looked after, lots of brushes, cosy warm bed and sunny spaces to laze it.  Wonderful to get regular emails from Izzie, even photos.
Les and Noeline

Wow what a great place to have your cat looked after. We left our cat Pinot for a month and was not too sure how he would go as he is a country cat and loves to roam and hunt. We needn't have worried the updates were great and when we came to pick him up just about had to catnap him!!!! He was in very good condition and very relaxed,and has settled in at home very quickly. Many thanks for the splendid care of our boy. We would highly recommend this cattery to anyone looking for a professional, caring environment in which to leave their treasured pet in. Pinot will be visiting with Issie any her family again very soon.
Raeleen and George

Thank you for the excellent care given to Millie during her 2nd stay with you. I once again had a great holiday knowing she was in excellent hands.Sue

Many thanks again for looking after our Ellie. Good to bring Ellie home happy and contented with a lovely shiny coat. Cheers Don & Bev.

Had been recommended. Took to the owners straight away, lovely couple. Cats quarters were spotless and airy and no wonder they are building more units, they will be busy as I'm recommending them to all. Cooper didn't want to come home!!!Elizabeth

Thank you so much for looking after 'Flash' for 6 nights. He came back home so relaxed and happy.
Previously we have left him at home and had people come and feed him but he is always so skittish and scared of everything when we come home. But bringing him home from the cattery he seems like a different cat, he must of had a great time relaxing in his spacious room. We will definitely leave him in your wonderful care again and highly recommend Catzz to everyone.
Thanks from Alison, Gavin, Jackson and Georgia.

Thank you guys for taking such great care of our two cats while we were away. Made our trip stress free knowing they were in such wonderful care. Loved the photo update too. Highly recommend to all!  Dan

Thanks so much for looking after Safi, she came back looking relaxed and in much better condition than she was in when she came to you for her long-stay visit. You were so good to her, thanks again, Jenny.

Thank you so much for looking after our Ellie. She obviously enjoyed her stay, so much so she wasn't at all keen to come home!! Its the first time we have seen her purr and rub herself around the legs of her carer. Cheers Bev & Don.

Hi guys just seen your Gallery page Wow they all look so content. What a fab idea to share with owners.

Just collected Smokey. Found happy, contented cat. Facilities and care excellent. As cat lovers we found the single units, with private sleeping quarters and a large run in the sun where puss can curl up in the warmth, among the best we've seen. Texts from Issie kept us informed as we travelled. Smokey was also kept longer than planned by very kind people who went out of their way for us. That's not something you forget! Smokey will go back. Very highly recommended.
Janet and Paul

Just home from the best holiday ever all due to being kept up to date with emails and photos which clearly show Millie in top form. The love and care she received was very obvious especially when she didn't want to come home with me! I'm sure this is the first of many holidays Millie will enjoy with you. Many thanks Sue.

Hi there Patrick was so well loved and looked after we couldn't get over how much more affectionate and loving he has become. Also he is in mint condition. What ever you do you are doing it extremely well. I'm sure he will settle in next time very easily.. Many many thanks Kind Regards Marilyn and Keith.

Emily was looked after so well we are sure she wasn't keen to come home. Can't recommend them high enough.Thank you. 

Just like to say what a fantastic place to board a cat. Max was looked after very well and arrived home perky and purring. Thanks a lot guys:)