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Cats: Vomiting and Loss of Appetite, fluid shots, fancy feast
fluid shots, fancy feast, tsp: Oh Tory...I SO glad to hear Rosie is so much better! Thank goodness! Make sure she doesn t overdo it. If it was up to her she would. Hopefully this is all past now. It s nice to hear a happy ending! Bless her little heart! And I appreciate you keeping...

Cats: Vomiting and loosing weight, baby rice cereal, egg yolk
baby rice cereal, egg yolk, knox gelatin: Hi Michael, I m sorry for what is happening. There are a few things you can do. One thing you can feed her is baby food. Get her any brand of stage one food. Chicken and turkey is good. You can try her on something called kitty glop. I ll give you the recipe...

Cats: Vomiting, cat laxative, digestion
cat laxative, digestion, vet: its either hairball blockage or the food you are feeding it is too hard to digest. buy a food that is for easier digestion (gonna have to read some labels) and go to the vet and get some cat laxative....its prevents and eliminates hairballs......just follow...

Cats: Vomitting, dry cat food, fancy feast
dry cat food, fancy feast, cat formula: Hi Linda, often going to the smaller portions will help so that is discouraging. The other option is to slow him down so that he eats slower and doesn t overeat. There are two ways to do this. 1. Give him something that he doesn t like as much so that he...

Cats: vacation trouble, cat boxes, ragdoll cat
cat boxes, ragdoll cat, friends place: Good Day! We had a couple of ragdolls (mom and baby) and I adored this type of cat! Very loyal and super loving. I would definately hire someone who not only knows the ragdoll (they can be protective), but very trustworthy too. For a few days, enough...

Cats: vaccination reations, sweetest little girl, petsmart
sweetest little girl, petsmart, girl in the world: no that is not normal. normal is a bit sleepy maybe and not limping and not eating. try putting out a few bites of food and some water, i say a few bites, that way you will know if she has eaten. just make her comfy and let her be alone if she wants. then...

Cats: vaginal discharge, emergency c section, foul odour
emergency c section, foul odour, kitten food: Hi, Angela. This is abnormal. Usually, any type of discharge, unless clear, indicates a vaginal or uterine infection. A vaginal infection isn t terribly serious, but it does need to be treated with antibiotics. Some cats can even carry chlamydia, which...

Cats: veg cat, faucet drip, purina pro plan
faucet drip, purina pro plan, purina one: Whiskas should be 100% complete and balanced for all life stages. http://www.whiskas.com You should not have to give your cat anything else to eat but about 3/4 cup of Whiskas daily. Adding rice is not necessary..if you want to give her milk as a treat,...

Cats: vet care, widows pension, vet care
widows pension, vet care, starvation: well no you dont have to give him away. if he is an indoor only cat and you absolutely never let him outside, he will not have to have yearly shots. but should have a yearly check up. what you need to do is start yourself a catfund in a coffee can or something....

Cats: virgin cat owner, cat ownership, crossed wires
cat ownership, crossed wires, kittens: Answer: Hello April, I am so sorry you didn t recieve my reply. It was the same day! Anyway, fortunately I always send a copy of these questions and answers to myself, and I copied and pasted the reply. The format may be a little off, but the information...

Cats: visiting cats, male cats, male cat
male cats, male cat, newcomers: Diana, Well it sounds like you are going to have to play door monitor for your cat to keep the new cats indoors. You also are going to have a couple of weeks of adjustment before you have a calm or semi-calm household. And your cat may want to stay...

Cats: vocal cat, cat flap, laser pointer
cat flap, laser pointer, numbr: Hi Ju, Cats may be vocal for a numbr of reasons, but it sounds like your cat may be bored or lonely. Cats are nocturnal and are often active at night when we are trying to sleep, but it is possible to help them learn a new schedule. Intelligent cats are...

Cats: voice change in cat, giant hairball, voice change
giant hairball, voice change, male cat: Hello Suresh, I can understand your concern with your cat s problem. I am not a vet, but I would venture to say that the chances of something as serious as cancer in a three year old cat, are slim. It is possible that the process of coughing up the hairball,...

Cats: voice, silent meow, breeds of cats
silent meow, breeds of cats, octaves: As long as it s consistent, it can be considered normal. There are actually breeds of cats that have more of a tiny cheep than a meow, like the Persian. It s not terribly uncommon in mixed breeds. There is some speculation that this silent meow is...

Cats: vomiting in a 5 mth old kitten, playful self, kittens
playful self, kittens, pea green: Hi Annette, Make sure your kitty didn t get into anything. Look at your houseplants for nibble marks. If she hasn t vomited again just give her water right now. Or if you have it , pedilyte or gatorade diluted with water. Wait at least 24 hours to give her...

Cats: vomiting cat, fur ball, long haired cat
fur ball, long haired cat, vomit: Hi Tam, What do you see in his vomit? If there was fur in it, most likely it is due to the fur ball. If not, I suggest that you do not feed him for a day to let his tummy rest and if he still vomit when you feed him the next day, it will be better to bring...

Cats: vomitting, fatty liver, tummy bug
fatty liver, tummy bug, vomiting and diarrhea: Hi, Debbie. I would definitely recommend taking him to the vet. It s possible that its nothing serious, and if you recently changed his food, or he ate anything unusual that could be enough to give him an upset stomach. Cats can t go very long without eating...

Cats: vomitting, hairballs, couple times
hairballs, couple times, vet: Hi Katelyn! That sounds like more than normal. Most cats will vomit somewhat. Mine overeat sometimes, and of course hairballs will do it too. If your cat is doing this every day, then I would have him/her checked by a Vet. There may be more going on...

Cats: WAGGING OF THE TAIL, extreme happiness, wags
extreme happiness, wags, indecision: Hi, Barbara. When a cat thrashes his tail from side to side, it indicates he s irritated or aggressive. It s a good sign you should leave him alone, because touching him at this time is likely to result in a swat, maybe even a bite. A twitching tail,...

Cats: WATER BOWL, oldest cat, water bowl
oldest cat, water bowl, puddles: Elizabeth, my oldest cat does this too. One day she spilled her water while playing and went without until I returned home from work. Ever since that she tests with her paw to make sure that there is water in her bowl. She probably went without water at some...

Cats: WATER, vet asap, natural instinct
vet asap, natural instinct, urinary tract infections: HI Starlette, I have never heard of giving distilled water to prevent urinary tract infections. Males are prone to this though, so if you ever see him straining in the litter box, and going back there often, take him to a vet asap. It could be fatal if...

Cats: Wagging of tails, housecat, wag
housecat, wag, flick: Shearer, The wagging, or flicking of tails in cats does not necessarily mean what it does in dogs. If the cat is intense, as in stalking something, the tail will flick from side to side. If the cat is annoyed at something, it will also flick its tail from...

Cats: Want to return new cat to breeder, cat meowing, cat condo
cat meowing, cat condo, hidey hole: I know your frustration. Pets are like children, and they all pose challenges at some point. And it s normal for cats to cry for the first couple weeks when they go to a new, unfamiliar home. If this challenge is too big for you, then I would contact the...

Cats: Warm Kitten, vet visit, adult cats
vet visit, adult cats, adult cat: Hello Susan. That is really a tough call on BamBam. Since you don t know the history of the mother she could have inherited any of several diseases, especially if the mother was wild. But then again it may not be anything serious. I would give your vet...

Cats: Washing my cat, warm soapy water, hazardous job
warm soapy water, hazardous job, mother cat: Hello Celeste, Bathing your cat can sometimes be a hazardous job, as you know! Altho you may be surprised at how good some kitties are to be bathed. While some may vocally protest, but accept it nonetheless, others may go straight up the walls when they...

Cats: Water Bowl Problems, mao mao, food dishes
mao mao, food dishes, soft surface: Hi Ryan, I actually have a kitten that was doing the same thing....the part about tipping the bowl over. I would come home to a river in my kitchen! I went to PetSmart and bought a heavy crock type bowl that is too heavy for her to spill. There are also...

Cats: Water bowl, water bowls, kittens
water bowls, kittens, water bowl: Tobi, You can t leave cats without water, it is not humane. If I was you I would set the water up in the bathroom, even in the tub if they are really persistant about dumping the water, it is a stage and it passes with most kittens. So water bowls in the...

Cats: Water, water places, automatic waterer
water places, automatic waterer, rescue cat: it seems he is one of those cats that likes unusual drinking situations. try this. get a plastic glass, something cute that will look fine sitting on your bathroom sink, fill it full of water and leave it there for him, then buy some type of plastic tub, (like...

Cats: WETTING CAT, pain while urinating, cat attract litter
pain while urinating, cat attract litter, kidney infection: How many boxes do you have? The standard rule is to maintain one box for each cat plus one extra. I have not found this to be necessary, but with 8 cats I would think you would need to have at LEAST 6 boxes, depending on whether they all have free run of the...

Cats: Weaning an adult cat from a feeding tube., shrimp feast, appetite stimulant
shrimp feast, appetite stimulant, fancy feast: Hi, Lynda. I know this is a big problem with cats who ve been on feeding tubes, and Siamese are especially notorious for developing anorexia after an illness. I m not sure if he had an esophagostomy tube placed or a gastrostomy tube placed. Esophagostomies...

Cats: Weaning Kittens, weaning kittens, dry food
weaning kittens, dry food, canned food: Hi Cyndi, This is a good age to start the weaning! I leave my kittens with mom but I put out some canned food stirred in with the dry food for the kittens to start munching on. When you put this down you will have to put mom in another room as she will just...

Cats: Weaning Kittens, weaning kittens, tube sock
weaning kittens, tube sock, germs: Yes, mama has certainly humored the kittens too long. Some breeders will recommend cutting the end off a tube sock and placing the sock over the cat s midsection to stop kittens from nursing. I ve never had it be successful, though. It just tends to upset...

Cats: Weaning kittens, dry kitten food, weaning kittens
dry kitten food, weaning kittens, having kittens: Hi Nichola, How nice of you to take this poor girl in. Having kittens is VERY draining for a cat even if they only have 2 so I can only imagine a young undernourished little one raising 6 !! At 4 weeks old you can start giving the kittens some kitten food....

Cats: Weeds and Cats, oat grass, catnip
oat grass, catnip, nibble: Cats love to eat grassy material and will often escape and find some grass to eat outside. They tend to eat grass when they have something that they want to vomit up. It does not harm then at all, but you need to make sure that the grass they are eating...

Cats: Week old kitten is breathing fast, newborn kittens, gaining weight
newborn kittens, gaining weight, lisa lisa: Lisa, My wife and I conferred on this as she usually is much more into little newborn kittens than I am. She agrees with me that this is normal. As long as the little one is gaining weight (I assume you are weighing the kitten every day). all should be...

Cats: Weeping Kitten, female kitten, wet food
female kitten, wet food, separation anxiety: Hi, Diane. I am thinking it is far more likely that little Peatee is crying at the door for YOU, not food. Many cats do suffer separation anxiety when their people are not around. And you started with Peatee so young, she really does see you as her mama...

Cats: Weight, orange tabby cat, male cat
orange tabby cat, male cat, happy cat: Carol, The problem is that cats (like people) come in different sizes and body types. A male cat can be anywhere from 6 pounds to 25 pounds as a normal weight. If the cats ribs are not showing and the cat does not have lots of fat (especially a fat bag),...

Cats: Weird cat behavior., red herring, weird cat
red herring, weird cat, flea collar: Kevin, Unfortunately, cats do not always show what they are feeling in the ways we expect. We ve all heard the jokes about cats looking around after something has happened and looking like they are saying hey, I meant for that to happen . Maybe you ve...

Cats: Weird Meows, breast cancer, girl cat
breast cancer, girl cat, meows: Hi Angela, Don t worry, that s perfectly normal. I have no idea why they do it but I ve had lots of them do it over the years, its almost as though they ve lost sight of you and are not sure if you re still there. When you answer her meow she s comforted...

Cats: Wet Cat Nurse and Her own Kittens, kittens, wet cat
kittens, wet cat, milk replacer: Hi kendra, Well isn t that quite amazing that you would have a cat that would take these little ones on. If the little kittens are able to nurse at least 4 times a day then I would not interrupt this too much. Even though the others are a little rough that...

Cats: Wet cat food, wet cat food, crazy cat ladies
wet cat food, crazy cat ladies, neutered cats: My vet told me Just about all the pet food on the market today exceeds the minimum nutrition requirements. Most vets say to stick to name brands and avoid generics. I m told this is because name brands have a consistent formula/ingredients that they use...

Cats: Wet eye in cats, upper respiratory infection, cats eye
upper respiratory infection, cats eye, tear duct: Hi Beth, I think what you re referring to is when a cats eye continually weeps , is that right? Some breeds, such as Persians, have this condition almost constantly, other cats get it from a blocked tear duct most likely caused by a bout of upper respiratory...

Cats: Wet Food Dry Food and Dental Chew, pet supply shops, gastro intestinal problems
pet supply shops, gastro intestinal problems, precise cat food: Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Teeth maintenance is vital in the overall health and longivity of your pet. Dog or Cat. Just as with humans, gum disease and tooth breakdown can be very hard on the vital organs as well as the body in general. Your question...

Cats: Whining and staring, feliway spray, corn snake
feliway spray, corn snake, distinctive personalities: Hi Herve & Kim, While it s quite possible that your cat s behavior is related to stress or anxiety about changes in her life, if this were my cat I d want to be absolutely sure there was not something else wrong first. I d take her to the vet and have a...

Cats: Whistling To My Cat, cat behavior, affection
cat behavior, affection, meg: Hi Meg, My guess would be that she associates the whistle with pleasant things, like food and affection, and so hearing it makes her very happy. She is reacting to you as she would to her mother calling her - so she views you as her mom . It sounds like...

Cats: White Cat with Spaghetti Stain, maine coon cat, whitening shampoo
maine coon cat, whitening shampoo, spaghetti sauce: Oops! A regular whitening shampoo, like Bio-Groom Super White, would help get the stain out. I m not sure if Oxyclean is safe for the skin. Maybe very diluted and only on the fur itself. You could also just let it wear off. Good luck with him! Toma...

Cats: White under paw!, pink tongue, vet clinic
pink tongue, vet clinic, kittens: Jennifer, I would suggest that your kitten sees a vet just to be sure that there is no parasite burden. I have met cats who are naturally white in the pads. A more reliable indicator of color is their mucous membranes. To look at mucous membranes you will...

Cats: Wierd behaviour, old grey cat, humaine society
old grey cat, humaine society, hind legs: Hi Loriann, I am so happy to hear that you adopted your cat! There are so many animals out there that need good homes. I think it would be a great idea to get another one! She would be much happier with a friend, and when you aren t home, it would keep...

Cats: Wierd cat behavior?, outdoor cat, mother figure
outdoor cat, mother figure, female cat: yes its normal. i have a male cat who does it too. you have to keep in mind that he sees you as the top female cat, the mother figure. he is showing you his love as if you are his mother.. just wipe the slobbers off and go on about your way. its just love...

Cats: Wild Antics, kitchen cupboards, indoor cats
kitchen cupboards, indoor cats, four cats: I am thinking it will pass in time.... but you have to keep up the playing with them, and getting them all to play together. Did the fishing-pole type toy work out? You can use a kids fishing pole with a piece of fabric tied to the end of the line.... Tell...

Cats: Wild Cat Breeds, asian leopard cats, felis chaus
asian leopard cats, felis chaus, bengal jungle: Jason, As far as I have been able to determine all of these breeds have been developed in the USA. Bengals were developed from Asian Leopard Cats. Pixie Bob s are probably not Bobcat hybrids (although they have been touted as such). Jungle Bob...

Cats: Wild kittens! I need Help!!!, socializing feral cats, wild kittens
socializing feral cats, wild kittens, peninsula humane society: Kimberly, Feral cats are usually very wary of humans (and for good reason as many are not as nice and thoughtful as you are). Feral cats can be socialized to some extent. The best source of how to capture feral cats is Peninsula Humane Society (which...

Cats: Wild salmon treats and urinary problem, diet change, health aspect
diet change, health aspect, urinary problem: Are these freeze dried treats made especially for cats? If so, I would say that most likely they are fine. However, I have a cat who has had issues with urine/defecation and diet is imporatant to control the problem. So while for a healthy cat, the salmon...

Cats: Willow - Siames - 16 yrs old, seal point siamese, kidney failure
seal point siamese, kidney failure, kindest thing: Hi Jayme, I am very impressed that your Siamese is 16 years old! How you must love her! Sadly,at her age it could be a number of things. I tend to lose my cats through kidney failure. I had one that lived to be 17 and lost her that way. She lost a lot...

Cats: Worms, scented shampoo, cat smell
scented shampoo, cat smell, cat spraying: Hey ! Just because the back end of your cat smells doesn t mean that it worms, that has nothing to do with it lol, it just means that your cat needs to be bathed with a stronger shampoo for at least ten minutes. Your cat should be de-wormed and neutered/spayed...

Cats: Worms!, kittens, outdoor cat
kittens, outdoor cat, ziploc: You need to get her to the vet immediately; there are many types of worms that an animal can get, and your vet needs to consult with you about the type that your cat has. Place some of the sick in a ziploc baggie (make sure you wear gloves and wash your hands...

Cats: Worms??, seperate room, fecal samples
seperate room, fecal samples, step article: http://www.ehow.com/how_16502_prevent-worms-cats.html That s a fantastic step by step article on worming your animals and securing your home so your other animals don t become infected. I suggest keeping your animal isolated for two weeks, and also...

Cats: Worms, domestic medium hair, cat worms
domestic medium hair, cat worms, kindest thing: Hi yes it is possible that he has diarrhea due to the change of food etc. But also if it is worms then perhaps they have not all been fully go rid of yet and that it will need a little longer for the medicine to work. I wouldn t worry about trying to buy...

Cats: Worms in Cats, worms in cats, tapeworms in cats
worms in cats, tapeworms in cats, tape worm: Hi Ruth. Tapeworms in the U.S. infective to cats really only come from one of two places. The most common species of tapeworms in cats comes from swallowing fleas that are infected. Less common species come from eating raw prey infected with the worms....

Cats: Worms, infective larvae, flea larvae
infective larvae, flea larvae, egg sacs: Hi, Mark. This sounds like a tapeworm segment. Tapeworms are large, segmented parasitic worms, usually a few feet long, that live in the stomach or intestines. They use hooks on their head to latch onto the stomach or intestinal wall. Then they absorb...

Cats: wall jumping, chunks of meat, strange habit
chunks of meat, strange habit, several different kinds: He is jumping at the wall because he is playing, and most likely bored. Does he have toys? If so, maybe he needs new ones to capture his interest. If not, then I would get him some. Get several different kinds and let him choose his favorites. As for...

Cats: I want a cat!, sisal rope, vertical dimension
sisal rope, vertical dimension, cubbyholes: Salim, Cats do remarkably well in the situation you describe. Most cats can become excellent travelers. Part of the trick is to realize that cats operate in all 3 dimensions, so, if the cat is provided with places to stay in the vertical dimension,...

Cats: want to get a kitty, purebred kitten, yesterdays news litter
purebred kitten, yesterdays news litter, unaltered male: This is several questions rolled into one but I will see what I can do. 1) If you are dealing with a reputable breeder, the kitten will have ALL its vaccines and may already be spayed/neutered -- this is being done earlier these days and a lot of breeders...

Cats: want to get a kitty, purebred kitten, lovey dovey
purebred kitten, lovey dovey, male cats: Hi Tara! You are certainly going to be prepared for your new kitten! If you get a male, YES get him neutered as soon as you can. They do this much earlier now, and it s best for him to do it as soon as possible. If you do not ... then chances are he...

Cats: want to get a kitty, turkish angoras, different cat breeds
turkish angoras, different cat breeds, loving companionship: Ah, well, this is where the difference between purebred and mixed-breed really becomes apparent, both with cats and with dogs. When you get a purebred pet, you are getting something that reflects generations of breeding for specific traits -- physical features...

Cats: warble, botfly, kittens
botfly, kittens, wildlife areas: Well, I ve learned something today, and although I have been birthing kittens for 16 years, I think you have a stronger stomach than I do. I don t know that I would have been able to do what you did! You probably don t want to hear this, but I think you...

Cats: wasp bite, happy cat, wasp
happy cat, wasp, vets: It is possible that your cat has been stung or he just might be a little over excited. keep an eye on him for any signs of distress, if his breathing become affected take him to the vets as ASAP. See my web page regarding cat first aid. here. /cat-first-aid.html...

Cats: water dish, water dish, water dishes
water dish, water dishes, reading glasses: Hi Sarah, Congrats on your shelter rescue! I have two cats in my household who do the same. I find that they do this when the water level is low in the dish. As far as I can figure out is the cats can t see the water level and are tapping the dish to make...

Cats: water dish, calico kitten, dripping faucet
calico kitten, dripping faucet, water dish: Some cats just have a fascination with water, especially semilonghairs -- is your kitten shorthaired or long? She probably does this for the same reason that my cats drink from the toilet bowl occasionally or get into the sink and drink from a dripping faucet...

Cats: weaning kitten, sick kitten, sick babies
sick kitten, sick babies, crunch time: Hi Charlene, well if you have kept a sick kitten going for a week you are doing very well !! I am sure the vet would have put her to sleep last week and now you have given her a chance to continue! Can you tell me how much she weighs? And do you know if she...

Cats: weaning a kitten, weaning a kitten, dry cat food
weaning a kitten, dry cat food, petsmart: most kittens will wean themselves. due to the fact that it is not with its mother it will need to have milk a bit longer. get an eyedropper or a medicine syringe from the drugstore. no more nipple needed then, but keep feeding it the milk formula until it...

Cats: weaning, kitten food, kittens
kitten food, kittens, soft food: Hi Nancy, The mom will start to wean the kittens at this age but they will still have her milk as a large part of their daily diet. It may not look like she is nursing them as much but you would be shocked to know the volume of milk they are getting from her!...

Cats: weasing, male cats, neutered
male cats, neutered, chases: Well, first of all male cats can not go into heat at least not as far a s I know. It could be because of her being overweight, as matter of fact I am pretty sure it is because of her weight. Is the male neutered? If not I would suggest doing so, that way...

Cats: weening kitten, cow milk, milk replacement
cow milk, milk replacement, diarhea: Do not give cow s milk at all - it can cause diarhea which is dangerous. She can be given kitten milk replacement which is like baby formula for kittens and can be purchased in good pet stores. It is not imperative if she is already on canned food but can...

Cats: weening kitten, kitten formula, diarhhea
kitten formula, diarhhea, cow milk: This is very normal and no problem at all as long as she is eating canned food. Milk is no good anyway; you should only use special kitten formula and/or kitten/cat milk, never regular milk as it can cause diarhhea which can be fatal to a kitten if it goes...

Cats: weening a kitten, kitten care, kitten food
kitten care, kitten food, wet food: Hi A kitten should start to eat some solid food after one month, but they will still feed from their mother until the end of the second month. I m afraid you will have to use the technique which a mother cat will employ I m afraid and thats tough love. Replace...

Cats: weening a kitten, meat content, kittens
meat content, kittens, food mix: Hi Gwen, Thank you for taking such good care of this orphaned baby. At five weeks, he may not yet be ready for weaning just yet - give him another week or so on the bottle. But you can start getting him used to the taste of canned food - mix about a teaspoon...

Cats: weening a kitten, kittens, soft pillow
kittens, soft pillow, earlobe: Hi Laurie, Yes, this is a perfectly normal reaction to being taken too soon from her mama.... She will probably not completely get over this but it will lessen with time and you can slowly get her to stop. Try covering your head with a blanket just until...

Cats: weening kittens, weening kittens, kitten formula
weening kittens, kitten formula, least three times: It is not necessary to separate them from mom unless she is not letting you touch them. It is important that you are touching and caressing them so that they learn to love human contact and make great pets. But mom is probably still feeding them. So if they...

Cats: weight issue, chubby kitty, sized cat
chubby kitty, sized cat, caloric requirements: Hi Jen. Most cats eat 15-20 small meals a day, and this is the reason many people suggest free feeding. However, not all cats can be trusted to not eat when they re not hungry, and in these cases, one or two meals daily are recommended. In order to regulate...

Cats: weight issue, chubby kitty, science diet
chubby kitty, science diet, caloric requirements: Hi Jen, No I don t think there will be a problem with it. And if they tend to overeat a bit at first, it should stop as soon as they realize the food is there to stay. Probably a day or two will be time enough. Let me know if there are further problems....

Cats: weird-acting cat, vet visit, loss of appetite
vet visit, loss of appetite, skin loss: Hi Phil. Definitely schedule a vet visit. I can t say what the behavior change is due to, but it certainly could be an illness. That s always the first thing to rule out when we see a change in behavior. And weight loss is usually indicative of some sort...

Cats: weird behavior for older cat, bach flowers, rescue remedy
bach flowers, rescue remedy, weird behavior: Terry, I have been thinking about your cat and, although this behavior for a neuter is not unheard of, it is not common. The kneading is common, the growling is problematic. I would have him checked out by your vet to see if there is a physical problem....

Cats: weird cat behavior, weird cat, cat behavior
weird cat, cat behavior, katey: i would take her to the vet and have the vet check her over and do a little blood work because it could be a good number of things.if i knew what it was i would tell you but im very sorry i dont know at all, i think it would be the best if your went to your...

Cats: weird cat behaviour, leg muscles, weird cat
leg muscles, weird cat, precious boy: Good Day Al, I would take your precious boy to your Vet immediately, and have him check for things like a stoke. From what you described, it sounds like a type of episode and at 5 years old, something that I sure hope you have just caught and your Vet...

Cats: weird habit, weird habit, kittens
weird habit, kittens, spray bottle: as long as the oldest one isn t hurting the kitten and the kitten doesn t mind, don t worry about it if its a problem..whenever you see him do it, have your spray bottle ready and squirt him with water..that will send him running If you do it every time...

Cats: wet nosed cat alarm, vicks vaporub, white vinegar
vicks vaporub, white vinegar, minty smell: Hi Bill. No, I wouldn t suggest valium for kitties. Although the thought is there... lol As much as I think that you love to have the kitty sleep on your bed, I think you might have to boot her off. Cats love cream, and the mint in vicks vaporub. Anytime...

Cats: wet nosed cat, cayenne pepper, cat friend
cayenne pepper, cat friend, mustach: Bill, No, I do not have any good suggestions. I find this all too cute, myself. However, I will make a couple of long shot suggestions: One thing I have found keeps a cat from chewing on stuff is a mixture of lemon juice and cayenne pepper, but I...

Cats: whats wrong with my cat, kidney failure, special diet
kidney failure, special diet, kidney disease: Three extremely common things in older cats that cause these symptoms - diabetes, kidney failure and high thyroid. Each can be deadly if left untreated, so you really should get her to a vet as soon as you can. You could check with local shelters and see...

Cats: whats wrong with my cat, irritable bowel syndrome, diet change
irritable bowel syndrome, diet change, kidney disease: HI brittany, Have you taken your cat to see the vet? There are many things that could be the problem, from kidney disease to hyperthyroidism to irritable bowel syndrome. Don t wait another day if it is one of these things every day counts. Kidney disease...

Cats: whats wrong with my cat?, feline infectious peritonitis, inflammatory bowel disease
feline infectious peritonitis, inflammatory bowel disease, declawed cats: Hi Peggy. Unfortunately, there s not much I can recommend except to get her to a vet. Soft lumps can be swollen glands, hernias, or inflammation of some tissues or organs, or fluid-filled cysts. There are serious diseases that can cause the abdomen to become...

Cats: whining cat, siamese cats, laser pointer
siamese cats, laser pointer, pheremones: How recently did you adopt your cat? You have to put yoruself in your cat s place - he is in a new environment, new smells new food and no companions. Cats don t sleep all night like humans do, so sometimes they get bored or lonely at night. Although Siamese...

Cats: whiskas milk, litter tray, indoor cat
litter tray, indoor cat, defecating: Hi Maurice, I would give her 2 tablespoons of this. Make it a special treat for her. The matter of not using the litter box is more of a concern. When you say excreting are you talking about defecating or urinating? Write back to me and let me know and...

Cats: whiskers, tortoise shells, tortoise shell
tortoise shells, tortoise shell, havana brown: Judy, Of course it is not a stupid question and no it is not uncommon for certain colors and patterns of domestic cats to have other than white whiskers. So, yes a tortoiseshell may have white whiskers or black whiskers or a combination of both. I have...

Cats: white persian with blue eyes, white cats, odd eyes
white cats, odd eyes, soheil: Soheil, I have not heard blindness or barrenness attributed to blue eyed white cats, before. That part is definitely not true. What is true is that some blue eyed white cats (including Persians) and odd eyed (one blue and one copper eye) white cats...

Cats: wierd behavior, male cats, siamese
male cats, siamese, norm: Anglley, It may simply be that your cats know this cat and have befriended it. I am assuming they are neutered, otherwise, this may be a female in season which would entice healthy whole male cats? I know of no other explanation. Best regards......

Cats: wierd cat behavior, average lifespan, cat in heat
average lifespan, cat in heat, outdoor cat: Cathy, This reminds me of the song: How Can You Keep Them Back on the Farm, Once They Have Seen Paris? The behavior is not weird at all. Some cats when they go outside for the first time are petrified and never want to do it again. On the other...

Cats: Is wild salmon treat ok?, male cats, health aspect
male cats, health aspect, grooming shop: Hi Steve, Urinary tract issues are rather common in male cats. I have no vet training, nor can I offer medical advice. What I can offer is opinion based on experience. It seems that these urinary problems are related more to diet. Fish in general, offer...

Cats: wild/untame cat ???, disease alcoholism, live trap
disease alcoholism, live trap, dry nose: Hi Dale, Well this is one lucky kitty that she has found you in an area that sounds unwilling to give her (or maybe anyone) a chance! I can see how you would identify with this kitty and I think you re right - these things are all about people s expectations...

Cats: winter is coming, ventilation holes, heating pad
ventilation holes, heating pad, dog kennel: A good way of protecting an outside cat or dog from the cold weather is to get a big dog kennel, line it with an old comforter and then put a heating pad under the comforter. set the heating pad on the highest level so the heat will be able to get through...

Cats: wiskers, whiskers, blind spot
whiskers, blind spot, girl friend: Tony, I wouldn t cut his whiskers. Cats use them for a few different reasons. One is that they have a blind spot 4-5 inches in front of their face where they cannot see because of the position of their eyes. They use their whiskers to sense things within...

Cats: wiskers, trim eyebrows, persian breeders
trim eyebrows, persian breeders, whiskers: Gary, The whiskers and eyebrows serve a major purpose in helping the cat sense tight spaces in an instant on a full run. Unless there is some good reason, I would never, never, never trim whiskers and eyebrows. For show, some Persian breeders trim eyebrows,...

Cats: wnat to get a kitty, adopting a kitten, getting a kitten
adopting a kitten, getting a kitten, kitten food: Hello! If you have never owned a cat.....let me re-phrase that, if a cat has never owned YOU, then you are in for a treat. Cats are wonderful pets, and yes they love to be held, petted, loved on and groomed......when THEY feel like it! If you are getting...

Cats: wobbley hip's on my kitten, feline hip dysplasia, hip displaysia
feline hip dysplasia, hip displaysia, stray kitten: Helgi, Some cats do develop hip displaysia, but it generally does not show up until they are about 18 months or older. I am not sure what you mean by wobbly hips and what you mean by pacing , but I would have him checked out by a vet who is experienced...

Cats: wobbly back legs, head butt, food bowl
head butt, food bowl, happy cat: Hi Lisa, I would suggest you get him to the vet right away. Find someone who will see him asap even if it means driving further. Tell them it is an emergency. It may not be an emergency but I would not take a chance. It is possible he has had a spinal injury.....

Cats: Why won't they get along?, cats kittens, three kittens
cats kittens, three kittens, time and patience: Jamie, I don t know how unless you separate them. Maybe put one of them in a bedroom for awhile for a break? Other than that, there s really nothing you can do. As long as the adult is not hurting the little one I would just watch them and ride it out....

Cats: won't eat, fancy feast, vitamin b12 shot
fancy feast, vitamin b12 shot, vallium: Sharon, I would bet that your 7 year old cat is jealous of the new baby. I suggest to people that when a new arrival comes, lavish the established pet(s) with extra affection and treats. This way they associate the new sibling as a good thing. Often...

Cats: won't use litter box!, litter box problems, pet stains
litter box problems, pet stains, litter pan: Well for starters, once they ve done it once, if you don t clean up using the right type of cleaning product, they will go back and do it again. To really clean up you will have to by an enzyme based cleaner that is made for pet stains such as Nature s Miracle....

Cats: i wonder if she is or not, male cats, reproductive organs
male cats, reproductive organs, stray cat: Hi Kelsie If this cat is not spayed then she is most likely pregnant. It is almost impossible for an unspayed cat to be outside without getting bred. The only time a cat will not get pregnant is if she is spayed or if there is something wrong with her reproductive...

Cats: they just wont get along..., baby kitten, water dish
baby kitten, water dish, fab four: Hi Chelsea and the great news is this can easily be helped right away! Here are a few questions that would help me clarify more long term acceptance. How long has your sister and this cat been in your place? How long do you think they will be there?...

Cats: wormer for cats, bakground, farnum
bakground, farnum, rescue organization: Amy, that s so awful! I m so sorry to hear that. There are many products on the market that definitely should not be there. I have used dipiperazine sulfate, and this is the first I ve heard anything negative about it. I used piperazine citrate once,...

Cats: worms, proof god, tell tale signs
proof god, tell tale signs, kittens: Hi Gerry, Yes, it is possible if they used the same litter box, or if your cat sniffed the feces. You said the kitten did not use the litter box, so if your cat didn t get near the feces then you don t have to worry. You could go ahead and deworm your...

Cats: worms, kittens, grain of rice
kittens, grain of rice, worms: If they are small, about the size of a grain of rice, then they are tapeworms. The tapeworms that cats generally get is caused when they ingest a flea (alive or dead) that is infected. You will need to call your vet to get some medicine for her. Usually...

Cats: worms, tape worm, feral cats
tape worm, feral cats, stool sample: HI Cara, Yes chances are it is a tape worm. They break off in segments (full of eggs) and come out in the feces. Tapeworms are transmitted by fleas, and you can get Droncit, a safe wormer, from your vet to treat her. Have you already treated her for fleas?...

Cats: Are the worms gone?, egg sacs, adult fleas
egg sacs, adult fleas, flea sprays: Hi Sonya, Tapeworms are not detected in a regular fecal check, if your cat still has them you will eventually see little white bits that look like rice grains stuck to the fur around her anus. These are the egg sacs of the tapeworm. If you do not see these...

Cats: worms, pet section, stray cat
pet section, stray cat, petsmart: Hi Dottie, She has roundworms. You can buy over the counter medication in the pet section of Walmart, or at a Petsmart. Just read the directions. If your grandkids put feces in their mouth, they can catch them, but that is the only way. God Bless, Beck...

Cats: worms in cats, worms in cats, flea shampoo
worms in cats, flea shampoo, tiny grains: Just putting flea medicine on her may not be enough. You probably need to give her a bath in flea shampoo to remove/kill any live fleas and eggs still on her, as well as any flea dirt left behind. Hopefully she won t be scratching after that. But if she...

Cats: About worms and parasides, correct medicine, natural medicines
correct medicine, natural medicines, natural medicine: Thanassis, Most worming medicine is quite safe. However, you need to identify the types of worms to know the correct medicine. I must admit, not being a vet, I do not know any natural medicines for worms. I would consult with your vet. The problem...

Cats: worms, bearer of bad news, robin barker
bearer of bad news, robin barker, oral medication: Your kitten needs to see a vet promptly. Over-the-counter roundworm treatments are not as effective as what a vet can provide and I have heard of some cats having serious reactions to them. What is more of an issue is the ringworm. While it is not serious...

Cats: worried about my cat., cancer treatment options, skin trauma
cancer treatment options, skin trauma, insect bite: I can certainly understand your concern, but try not to borrow trouble as we say here in the U.S. Your cat is relatively young and the kind of cancer that is likely to show up at this age would probably be either at a vaccination site (not usually the back...

Cats: what is wrong with my bengal kitten, bengal kitten, indoor cats
bengal kitten, indoor cats, classic fight: Marie, If Nimrod is not neutered, now may be the time!!!!! It could be standard whole male behavior when he does not know what is going on and it is, currently, breeding season!!!!! If Nimrod is neutered, then, a visit to the vet is warranted to find...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, best quality food, caster oil
best quality food, caster oil, cat cats: I m sorry to hear about this. Cats do not know whether they are married or not. It sounds like your cat has reached the age where her body is giving her the wanting to have sex with a male cat. Cats do not have sex for love, marriage, or pleasure. Cats have...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, best quality food, having kittens
best quality food, having kittens, caster oil: Faiza, Simply speaking, your Persian female is likely having a season. Your vet is correct, she is too young to breed. Another point to remember is that breeding her and having kittens will only relieve the situation until the kittens are about 4 weeks...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, best quality food, caster oil
best quality food, caster oil, persian cat: HI Faiza, I think your cat is in heat and will continue to cry off and on until you either breed her or have her spayed. Yes, 10 months is a little young. Wait until she is at least one year old. After you do this, she will stop the crying. Until then,...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, best quality food, cats and kittens
best quality food, cats and kittens, caster oil: I strongly advise you NOT to breed your cat and to get the cat spayed as soon as possible. There are way too many cats and kittens getting killed every day as a result of being bred and then the owners cant keep the kittens. The reason the cat is crying...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, best quality food, unwanted kittens
best quality food, unwanted kittens, caster oil: If your cat is not spayed, then my guess is that she is in heat. A 10 month old cat most certainly is capable of having babies - I ve seen cats as young as six months get pregnant. When cats come into heat they can become very vocal - they are letting any...

Cats: is something wrong with my cat, kidney infection, male cats
kidney infection, male cats, home remedy: Hello P! I m sorry to have to give you bad news, but this could be serious. The dark colored urine you see is actually blood in his urine. It means he has a severe kidney infection. Male cats are prone to getting stopped up, and when this happens it is fatal...

Cats: What is wrong with my cat?, vet asap, bad eye
vet asap, bad eye, tomorrow afternoon: I suggest taking little Blackie back to the vet. It sounds like he may have had an allergic reaction to the dust you shook out of the furniture. I would monitor him to make sure he is still using the bathroom, as well. If he stops urinating, you must take...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, cat pregnancy, sign of pregnancy
cat pregnancy, sign of pregnancy, cat cats: Hi The symptoms you are describing is not normally a sign of pregnancy (see my page re signs of cat pregnancy /cat-in-heat.html) The signs are normally a sign of a cat that feels the need to redefine their territory. Has anything happened at that is different...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat ??, passing urine, persian cat
passing urine, persian cat, litter box: Hi Fayza, Most times when cats urinate outside the box it s because they have a urinary tract infection. Have her checked out at the vet s. This is most likely the reason for doing this. As for the not covering the feces, it for the same reason. She has...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat Norman??, litterbox habits, heartland pointe
litterbox habits, heartland pointe, litterbox problems: Fayza, She may be adjusting to the new food, but I would tend to doubt that as causing the problem. If she has recently been bred, I would have her checked out by your vet for urinary tract problems (as these can sometimes occur from being bred). Also,...

Cats: what is wrong with my cat Teresa??, pregnant girls, passing urine
pregnant girls, passing urine, organix: Hi Fayza, I don t think the change of food has anything to do with it UNLESS she is having diarrhea. If her stools are loose she will not want to cover them as it will get her feet dirty! Re the urine outside her box, she could have a urinary infection or...

Cats: What is wrong with my cat?, playful cat, professional attention
playful cat, professional attention, random things: Hi Theresa, Your cat is seriously ill. He could have been injured by another animal, or probably hit by a car. You need to take him to a Vet right away. I m sorry, but I cannot help you. He is too badly injured for me to give you a simple solution over...

Cats: What is wrong with my cats eyes?, cats eyes, brain death
cats eyes, brain death, indoor cat: She could go permanently blind from a secondary infection, and if that infection is untreated, she may die of brain death. That is the extreme case, but it is possibly. A wellness check from a veterinarian should cost under $40. The medicines he will likely...

Cats: What is wrong with my kitten, canned chicken broth, blockage in his intestines
canned chicken broth, blockage in his intestines, health checkup: Brittney, Make sure the milk isn t cold, that makes them vomit if they are little. Your kitten may be lactose intolerant and any milk products will may him sick if he is. He may have worms also. Try giving him canned chicken broth, like Swansons. He...

Cats: something wrong with kitten, vet care, followup question
vet care, followup question, kittens: If she isn t able to get up on her legs, she needs a vet. She is not likely to just get better and it is cruel to let her live this way. I strongly urge you to o to your local ASPCA and see if they can help you out with low cost care; explain your financial...

Cats: what is wrong with them?, pet stains, pet odors
pet stains, pet odors, netcat: Shannyn, The problem is there could be lots of reasons the cats pee on your boyfriend s sister s bed. I am sending you an article on why cats may soil one s house, just follow the link: http://www.netcat.org/housesoiling.html What you may need...

Cats: ???????, unwanted kittens, to have kittens
unwanted kittens, to have kittens, kailey: NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please have her spayed. Unwanted kittens are flooding our world. Do yourself and your cat a favor and spay her. Please. In the best of circumstances, cats should not have kittens until they are at least a year old. Good luck. Hugs,...

Cats: Here i am again :), purina one, dry cat food
purina one, dry cat food, science diet: Hello again Balthazar! You are no trouble at all, I enjoy helping people if I can. I have not heard of Felix brand food, and this is for a cat, am I correct? I looked it up online and it is made by the Purina people! I think it will probably be a good...

Cats: ??, kitten formula, kitten food
kitten formula, kitten food, kittens: You should switch her to a kitten food to help her replace nutrients she s losing through nursing. However, if she s not producing enough milk or is doing poorly herself, she definitely needs to see a vet. An injection of Pitocin may be needed to help stimulate...

Cats: ????, wiley publishing inc, dusty rainbolt
wiley publishing inc, dusty rainbolt, kitten puppy: Brittany, If you are planning to be a vet, you may want to get a copy of the Kittens for Dummies book I cited on my answer to your original question. If you have a good track record with the turtle and guinea pig, maybe it is on to something a bit...

Cats: More I can do????, chest x ray, heart murmur
chest x ray, heart murmur, blood clots in the heart: Cardiomyopathy is a tough one. There are several forms of it, and treatments may vary depending on the form. Furosemide is directed toward getting rid of the fluid in the chest. The chest can sometimes be tapped to have fluid removed. This would probably...

Cats: Why?, gum infection, gum disease
gum infection, gum disease, bad teeth: Hi Leigh Ann, If nothing has changed with the litterbox or litter I would get her checked out with the vet. Her gum disease and being fat could be a symptom of something else. As for the food she is getting, try her on some baby food. Cats who have bad...

Cats: ., pain sensations, bladder infection
pain sensations, bladder infection, cat faq: Hello Honey, You are right and your boyfriend is wrong! Cystitis (bladder infection) can be very stubborn and even after antibiotics sometimes they flare up again or the burning and pain sensations continue. Also, once your cat has suffered from cystitis,...

Cats: Why?, meow meow, digestive trouble
meow meow, digestive trouble, constant thing: Well sometimes they want attention, but if you are feeding her proper amounts according to the the package for the food you buy, she may be looking for snacks but not hungry. But if this is a constant thing and its crying not just mewing (a pleasant meow meow...

Cats: what to do, daughters room, alternate place
daughters room, alternate place, kittens: Hi Shannah, it is not unusual for a cat to try to move her kittens. Just keep your daughters room door closed and she will not be able to get in there with them. You might want to try to offer her an alternate place that you think is safe. Put a box with a...

Cats: ?, water dish, food dish
water dish, food dish, storage boxes: Tayler, The more den like the birthing box, the more likely she will use it. I like the cardboard jumbo storage boxes (10 X 16 X 26 ) and put some old toweling and/or sheeting in the bottom for bedding. Encourage her to go in it. You can cover it...

Cats: Why does he do this?, male cat, dry food
male cat, dry food, annoyance: Some cats just have their odd little ways. No one knows why. But if his mother did it, that s where he got it. If he eats dry food, just take a bowl of it into your bedroom at night and put it by your bed so he doesn t wake you at night. And when you are...

Cats: should I put her down?, mobile vet, poor kitty
mobile vet, poor kitty, little bit at a time: Joyce, Poor kitty. There is really no right or wrong decision. I ve made decisions both ways and neither are easy. When I decide to euthanize I always wonder if I did the right thing. I sometimes think that if they have to will to live, who am I to euthanize...

Cats: What if......?, happy cat, aspca
happy cat, aspca, phone call: Well i agree with your parents for the first question, you shouldn t just pick up cats from the street, they may look filthy but they may belong to someone nearby. However i can t see the problem with calling the aspca however your parents are the ones who...

Cats: Why Me?, male cat, female cat
male cat, female cat, spayed: wow......the simple thing to do is have your female spayed. she doesnt rub on the male cat because he doesnt show interest in her and he doesnt smell like a boy...(no hormone smell) she rubs against you because you are the top cat in the house, you...

Cats: -------------------------..., kittens, laundry room
kittens, laundry room, instinct: just follow her, if she tries to take them downstairs dont let her, try to guide her to a room with a door so you can shut the door while you are gone. she will move them all to one place. she doesnt need to move them at all, its just her instinct is telling...

Cats: why, turkish angoras, maine coons
turkish angoras, maine coons, turkish vans: Well, this is a popular fallacy. Some cats DO like water. The two Turkish breeds, Turkish Angoras and Turkish Vans, have been known to swim and catch fish. Maine Coons have an affinity for water as well. Also, even cats that don t show much enthusiasm...

Cats: ??, pet population, anxiety disorders
pet population, anxiety disorders, acting this way: Hello. If your cat isn t neutered, then yes, it is highly likely that he wants to get out to find a female. If this is the case, the answer is easy - have him neutered. It s not very expensive, and it has a lot of benefits. For one, he ll be less likely...

Cats: ?, cornish rex, maine coons
cornish rex, maine coons, rex devon: Jay, Different breeds of cats have different lengths of whiskers. For example, Maine Coons and Persians have gloriously long whiskers. Cornish Rex, Devon Rex and American Wirehairs have crinkled whiskers. In the pedigreed cat shows whisker length has...

Cats: :(, cats and dogs, pyometra
cats and dogs, pyometra, routine operation: http://www.marvistavet.com/html/body_pyometra.html this article is about dogs, but im sure its the same for cats. sounds like a simple routine operation and your cat should do fine. i have a 15 yr old cat who had surgery last year and did just fine...

Cats: Which, hind quarters, little bit at a time
hind quarters, little bit at a time, collar line: Hi Mike, The best blade is going to be a 10. (And, if you have a Moser put it on the longer length. Moser+cat= beautiful finish!) I do alot of cats and usually use a 7F against the grain..very smooth..but can be a problem if you are not experience with...

Cats: who is it?, kitty cats, climer
kitty cats, climer, forest cat: Hi Fanju, well my name is Natasha and i have a Norweigion Forest Cat.She is 3 years old and is 4 this year.She is a Ginger colour and she is really pretty.She loves to roll on the grass and sunbave in summer.But in winter she just wants to curl up...

Cats: Young cat harassing older cat & peeing everywhere, spayed females, territorial aggression
spayed females, territorial aggression, urination problem: HI Jodi, First I would take your younger cat in to the vet for a thorough exam. Tell your vet about the urination problem and make sure your ocat doesn t have urinary tract infection or other problem. Urinary tract problems are the #1 reason for urination...

Cats: Young cat peeing in my bed!, natures miracle, bengal cat
natures miracle, bengal cat, bladder infection: HI Marie, Cats urinate outside the box almost always due to medical problems. Your cat may have a bladder infection, and left untreated this can get very serious and damage the kidneys. Please take her to a vet right away and have her checked. If you are...

Cats: Young cat 'scruffing' older cat, domestic shorthair, female cat
domestic shorthair, female cat, cat behavior: Casey, The female cat is asserting her place in the hierarchy as the dominant cat. It is nothing to worry about or interfere with, it is normal cat behavior. The older male is conceding that the female is dominant. If you have any further questions or concerns...

Cats: Young female, overdue for delivery, pack mule, signs of labor
pack mule, signs of labor, kittens: oh hi christina, I have already mailed you another email but I need to respond to this one so that it gets filed Yes, keep an eye on that discharge. clear is ok. mucky is ok. bloody could mean a problem with a kitten, green or blackish could mean a problem...

Cats: Younger Cats attacking older cats., cats ears, elderly cats
cats ears, elderly cats, scruff: Darryl, If I had to guess, the older cat is feeling a bit puny and the younger cats may be taking advantage of it. I would have your older cat checked by the vet to see if she is feeling a bit off! It is not unusual for cats to play roughly, but a sudden...

Cats: Younger cat bullying older one, raw meat diet, selkirk rex
raw meat diet, selkirk rex, obligate carnivores: Hi Myrna, Dealing with multiple cats in the home can be a challenge sometimes - but I do find that even when the cats sometimes get on eachothers nerves, cats with other feline friends are more active and mentally and physically healthier. So please don...

Cats: ,y kitten is scarred and purring at the same time, social cat, reputable breeder
social cat, reputable breeder, extreme pain: Hi Sara, For some cats, in a new situation, it s perfectly normal. He wants the closeness but is afraid of his new surroundings. He is meowing to see who will answer. When you pick him up and hold him give him a treat. This will help with bonding with you....

Cats: young 1st mom: history . unknown., first time mom, welping box
first time mom, welping box, urinary tract infections: Hi Mary. Anytime a cat stops using her litter box, she really needs to see a vet. It s possible she s having labor pains and feels she needs to urinate or defecate, and this is the reason for the accidents. There are other causes, though, that may need...

Cats: young cat gets pregnant, kitten formula, having babies
kitten formula, having babies, kittens: Here is a good article for you to read. http://www.2ndchance.info/felinelabor.htm As for her youth, yes you should be watchful of certain things. First, she may be more likely to have difficulty delivering. Watch her for signs of approaching birth as the...

Cats: Very young cat having kittens, cat having kittens, female cat
cat having kittens, female cat, uncanny ability: Hi Donna. Generally, no, the father of a litter will not pose any threat to the kittens. Cats have an uncanny ability to know when a litter belongs to them, and many will even share in raising the kittens, protecting them, cleaning them and teaching them....

Cats: young male attacking older female, laser pointer, hormonal changes
laser pointer, hormonal changes, calico: Hi Sandy Mae, Thanks for the further update. Yes he s playing with her. She s not used to such a young cat around. If her ears aren t back then she isn t too annoyed with him. She might get a little pissed at him but unless he goes and bites her, don t...

Cats: young mother cat behavior, maternal instincts, playful self
maternal instincts, playful self, kittens: A year and a few months is old enough for a cat to have good mother instincts. She is still quite young, though, that much is true. Do you plan to get her spayed after this litter is weaned? I would strongly recommend it. You said that she is a very attentive...

Cats: Too young?, feline herpes, antibiotic ointments
feline herpes, antibiotic ointments, kittens: Hi Kristen! What you re seeing is very common in kittens. It is usually treated with a prescription eye ointment. These are very safe treatments, even for kittens who have just opened their eyes. Neo Poly Dex is a prescription eye ointment that is used...

Cats: younge kitten, litter box, monthes
litter box, monthes, spca: Hi Caroline, Good for you for getting 2 to become friends over time! I found that when 1 isn t using a litter box, it may be because of the other one s scent IN a litter box. Get another box + keep the one you have. You may have to put 1 kitty box...

Cats: over zealous grooming, bitter apple, pet section
bitter apple, pet section, wierd things: Hi Barbra, Cats do wierd things, don t they? It could be a nervous problem, then again, it may just be as you say , an over-zelous groomer! Have you tried Bitter Apple? Its a product that when licked, tastes very bitter. It might just do the trick....

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: seizures in 4 mnth CKCS bitch, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, seizure
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, seizure: Hello Renai, I am sorry to hear about your little girl. Seizures are never a good sign unfortunately. If she has another seizure keep her calm after and cold compresses to the groin area to keep her cool as she may overheat from the seizure activity. The...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: cavalier King charles spaniel, cavalier, why not to breed
cavalier, why not to breed: Hello Mark, There are way more reasons to get your Cavalier spayed then not. First, its can be very messy if you don t as the females will get a period when they are in season and ready for breeding. If the reason you are thinking of not spaying her is...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Fatty lump, cavalier king charles, charles tilly
cavalier king charles, charles tilly, chopping vegetables: Hi Helen, How did everything go with Tilly? You know, most cavaliers love vegetables so you can give them little pieces of carrot or green peppers, or tomato s. Whenever I start chopping vegetables, my cavaliers come running! I m letting you know this as...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: King Charles Puppy, new, puppy
new, puppy, cavalier king charles spaniel: Hi Katie, I don t know what kind of health your boy is in, if he is in good health, it should be fine. If not, I would have to know more about the dog to answer the question. Most Cavaliers love the company of other dogs and are professionals at getting...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: pooping and jumping., housebreaking, cavalier
housebreaking, cavalier: Hi Rachel, Cavaliers, from time to time, forget they are housebroken. Not to the point where they don t straighten out, but they do have their moments. One reason, depending on where you live, could be due to weather. They are going outside to please you...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Cavalier licks, licking, supplements
licking, supplements, cavalier king charles spaniel: Hi Kevin, I am really not sure what to tell you about the air licking. There really isn t much on it. I read up a bit about fly-catching syndrome but I don t think that is quite the same thing. My personal feeling is that it is closer to a habit such as tail...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Cavalier licks, obsessive compulsive behaviour, hind brain
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Cavalier licks, obsessive compulsive behaviour, hind brain, research samples

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Puppy Choice, choosing, puppy
choosing, puppy: Hi Ann, I think this puppy would make an excellent match for you as you have no other pets or children. I have had pups similar to this and I always place them with people with your lifestyle. It doesn t mean that she is antisocial or anything, she sounds...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Appetite, puppy food, beleiver
puppy food, beleiver, competitive eating: Hi Jen, I am glad things are getting better with Charlie. I use ice cubes too! We have the ice maker on the door of our fridge and when anyone uses ice they all come running! We started feeding the Water dog with the others. We have to stay there until all...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Cavalier puppy weight, cavalier king charles, cavalier puppy
cavalier king charles, cavalier puppy, obsess: Hi Heather, I don t think that she will be over 20 lbs. If you saw the parents, she will probably be in the general area of them. I have one female that is 11 lbs and one that is 17 lbs. The difference is more bone between them than height. The smaller one...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: over due pups, false pregnancy, stud dogs
false pregnancy, stud dogs, signs of labor: Hi Katrina, As long as your bitch doesn t seem to be in any distress she should be ok. Take her temp and see if it has dropped. If she is in distress than I would worry if no pups are produced. It sounds like a normal breeding, you may have gotten her early...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: extrene nervousness, poor little girl, mental disability
poor little girl, mental disability, mental disabilities: Hello Anita, How sad for the poor little girl! I don t think that she has a mental disability although some dogs do have mental disabilities, so it wouldn t be unheard of. I would suspect that she wasn t properly socialized as a puppy and likely she will...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Introducing a new dog, cavalier king charles, lavish attention
cavalier king charles, lavish attention, foot ball: Hi Anjali, It should be quite easy. Cavalier s are easy going dogs and always want to be loved and acceptance. When you bring your new puppy home, hold the puppy and introduce to your other dog, make sure your Jack Russell mix is not going to take the pup...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: puppy illness question, tap water, cotton ball
tap water, cotton ball, puppy: Hi Barbara, I thought that I had answered this question, but I see it as unanswered here. Try wiping the eye several times a day with purified water on a cotton ball. The water can be boiled tap water that is cooled. If that doesn t help then he will need...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: are my dogs pregnant, false pregnancy, rib cage
false pregnancy, rib cage, ovulation: Hello Susan, Sorry for the late answer, I am sure by now you know whether your bitch is pregnant or not. Cavaliers tend to have false pregnancy very often. One of my bitches gained 5lbs, had milk and was showing signs of beginning labor. My vet said that...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: pregnency, spaniel, puppies
spaniel, puppies, bitch: Hello Deborah, Yes, it is normal for her to make groaning noises. She may just be feeling very full, possibly a lot of puppies. Cavaliers tend to be dramatic. Of course, make sure that she isn t showing signs of something going wrong, like a strange looking...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: my pup is not eating very much, human food, royal canin
human food, royal canin, pup: Hi Judy, You might want to add some human food to his food to entice him to eat. You could mix a little minced beef in with his food which would help. I would soak it in hot water anyway, but put something tasty in it. Let me know if you need any more help!...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: size, adult girls, dry food
adult girls, dry food, nutritious food: Hello Alyson, So sorry it has been so long for me to respond. I had a long vacation, a sick father-in-law and all kinds of pending work that I have had to catch up on. As far as my Emma s weight at about 6 months, I don t remember what it was exactly, but...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Castration leading to bad fur?, cavalier king charles, frankfurt germany
cavalier king charles, frankfurt germany, susann: Hi Susann, I haven t heard of castration at an early age helping to keep the coat nice. I think it is best after the first season because I believe that they need to finish maturing. They are also older and better able to handle the surgery. I feel more strongly...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Cavalier charles spaniel, cavalier king charles spaniel, cavalier king charles
cavalier king charles spaniel, cavalier king charles, separation anxiety: Poor Diane, He sounds as though he is suffering from separation anxiety. I am sure you are not still dogsitting, but in the future, crate him when you aren t home with a towel in his crate. He will be ok, dogs don t think the same as people. Give him lots...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: toilet training, cavalier king charles spaniel, cavalier king charles
cavalier king charles spaniel, cavalier king charles, toilet train: Hi Teresa, First question, has your boy been castrated? At his age, if he hasn t, he is probably marking territory. If he is, or even if he is not, he will need retraining. Positive reinforcement for pinching a penny outside, negative inside. As I am sure...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: differences between breeds, english cocker spaniel, cavalier king charles spaniel
english cocker spaniel, cavalier king charles spaniel, cavalier king charles: Thanks for the picture of Nala, it does help. She really does look like a Cavalier. Looking at her face I think she could be mixed. Did they also have cavaliers there? She is Blenheim (red and white) so I would say she is definitely at least half cavalier....

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: differences between breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: differences between breeds

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: over weight, cavalier
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: over weight, cavalier

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Neutering & Others, ckcs, info thanks
ckcs, info thanks, neuter: Hi Michelle, I would neuter him. I don t think that neutering will do anything to his coat that wouldn t normally happen. Their coats often change over time with or without neutering. Some are just prone to a woollier coat. All three of my dogs have different...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Potty Training, ckcs, stern voice
ckcs, stern voice, unacceptable behavior: Hi Anita, All small breeds take a little while to get the idea that they aren t supposed to go in the house. You are going to have to start over with housebreaking, but really it won t be as difficult. Everytime she eats/plays/wakes up or does anything...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: over weight, cavalier king charles, soft boiled egg
cavalier king charles, soft boiled egg, green pepper: Hi Melissa, Ok, you feed your 5 month old cavalier the same amount per day that I feed my 13 year old German Shepherd. I am not familiar with that food but I feed grain free which doesn t have as much carbs and so is lighter in calories. 2 cups is way too...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Adult Food for Puppy, puppy chow, puppy food
puppy chow, puppy food, plain yogurt: Hi Colette, Everyone has a different opinion on puppy food. I feed my puppies puppy food until they are 8 weeks and then they are switched over to adult. I started with German Shepherds and it is thought that puppy food makes the pups grow too quickly which...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: pregnant? not eating, natural flea repellent, pregnant bitch
natural flea repellent, pregnant bitch, google: Hi Michelle, I have always noticed my bitches going off their food at about 3 weeks, usually just a day or two. They must feel more full because of the babies growing. I wouldn t worry about it at all. There are some natural flea repellents out there, I don...

Cayman Islands: 1 bedroom apartments for rent, 1 bedroom apartments, cayman islands real estate
1 bedroom apartments, cayman islands real estate, sunrise apartments: People usually find they have more success looking while they are on the island because rentals can sometimes be found cheaper when individually rented and advertised through the local paper (Caymanian Compass) classified ads - look in Friday s edition for...

Cayman Islands: 16 yo visiting Grand Cayman, concent, grand cayman
concent, grand cayman, passport: Hi Tracie, Are there any legal requirements, since she isn t our child and is only 16? There should be no problem once the 16 yr. old has a passport with a visa. If you want to make extra certain, you can always get a signed letter from the parents...

Cayman Islands: My 20 month old..., atlantis submarines, turtle farm
atlantis submarines, turtle farm, caymanislands: Hi Jerry: To be honest, I am not sure about the car seat question. However, I do know (and checked) that the road safety laws in Cayman, unless specified otherwise, comply with the U.S. road safety laws, so if you by any chance know if it is allowed in...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Jobs in Accounting, fund accountants, qualified accountant
fund accountants, qualified accountant, big four accounting firm: Hi Lindsey, You should have no trouble finding a job as a newly qualified accountant with the South African CA. 1. You should start looking right away even if you are not 100% ready to commit to something. Many firms are already recruiting for March/April...

Cayman Islands: Cayman islanda, caymanian compass, cheap accomodations
caymanian compass, cheap accomodations, taura: Hi Roxana The best place to check (sorry no hostels)is facebook.com The Cayman Islands marketplace-There you ll find people who ve added listings for a roommate or you can post an add and perhaps someone can accomodate you. Another place to check is...

Cayman Islands: extended vacation, immigration employment, engine technician
immigration employment, engine technician, cayman net news: Hi Alex, Re:Just wondering about cost of living in the area per month, rental availability and any other options that may be available to me As I work with long term rentals 6-12 months, I m not too sure where to tell you to go for short term rentals...

Cayman Islands: Graduation - want to live in GC for summer, cayman kai area, ocean frontiers
cayman kai area, ocean frontiers, suitable availability: There are several condos in the Cayman Kai area which may be suitable. Availability for long term rental varies, and many are never listed with an agent or advertised in the newspaper. Island Houses is a group of condos directly across from Rum Point....

Cayman Islands: Immigration and property purchasing, uk solicitor, immigration consultant
uk solicitor, immigration consultant, flat organisational structure: Hi Stephen, First of all, if you have not already done so I d recommend contacting CML s Legal team (http://www.cmlor.com) as they are the experts on Cayman Islands legal jobs and have an in-house immigration consultant that can give you more detailed information....

Cayman Islands: How to get a job as a waiter being spanish, english test, waiter
english test, waiter, e mail: Hi Julio, I would suggest visiting www.gov.ky as this will give you info on work permits, residency and employment (Please note there is an English test for new residents where English is a 2nd language) As far as the industry goes for employment I...

Cayman Islands: jobs for accounting staff, contractual position, recruitment agency
contractual position, recruitment agency, accountancy qualification: Hi Ruschelle, It is certainly possible to get a job from overseas, however it won t be easy to get a job in accounting in the Cayman Islands without a professional accountancy qualification. The best course of action would be for you to commit to travelling...

Cayman Islands: long visit/retirement, chief immigration officer, adequate health insurance coverage
chief immigration officer, adequate health insurance coverage, adequate health insurance: Hi Domenic, Although a visitors visa can be issued for up to 180 days by law, in practice a 90 day limit is normally applied, although this is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer, so cannot be guaranteed. You can extend your stay as a visitor...

Cayman Islands: Move to Cayman Islands, financial services recruitment, work permit application
financial services recruitment, work permit application, immigration officer: Hi Louise Unfortunately the Cayman Islands won t allow unmarried dependents and so you will need to either find your own job (contact CML Offshore Recruitment at http://www.cmlor.com to discuss temping work which is the way most people in your situation...

Cayman Islands: move to cayman, cayman net news, relocate
cayman net news, relocate, compass: Hi Jacob, We have 2 newspapers: Caymanian Compass & Cayman Net News you may want to consider visiting their websites and submitting a resume. Feel free to visit www.gov.ky to view Immigration and Employment processes. If you have any specific questions,...

Cayman Islands: moving to Cayman, video production companies, divemaster level
video production companies, divemaster level, video production services: Now is a good time of year to look for teaching jobs in Cayman. There are several private schools, which are mostly religiously affiliated, as well as the government schools. Your wife needs to have a teaching license and prior teaching experience. Applications...

Cayman Islands: Nautilis semi sub, e mail address, candw ky
e mail address, candw ky, atlantis submarine: John I ve done one of these, but I can t remember which one it was! I think the best idea would be to contact Nautilus directly and see what they say - it may be that if they know you are coming they could make some special arrangement. Their e-mail address...

Cayman Islands: relocating to Grand Cayman, stay at home mom, fine dining restaurants
stay at home mom, fine dining restaurants, head waiter: Hi Cynthia, I can offer info on some of your questions: 1) what an estimated salary would be for a position like my husband has right now?- Maybe $2000-2500CI Not to sure about this just a rough guess... this would depend on negotiations and need. ...

Cayman Islands: relocating and working in the caymans, working in the caymans, bodden town
working in the caymans, bodden town, working in a spa: Hi Robin, There are a lot of parts to the question, so I m going to break them down into sections: 1. How much does it cost to live in Grand Cayman? This will depend on your lifestyle, social, personal, diet, etc... Will you get a roommate, will...

Cayman Islands: Share rentals, caymanian compass, room mates
caymanian compass, room mates, islands network: Hi Carly, Check out facebook.com (Cayman Islands network has over 5,000 members and people often put ads in for room mates) Or check the Caymanian Compass (at this time, I don t think you can see the classifieds section online though) Hope this helps....

Cayman Islands: where should i start, cayman net news, recruitment agencies
cayman net news, recruitment agencies, change thanks: Hi Janine, I would start with a few areas: www.gov.ky (check out info on work permits, new residents, immigration etc...)and employment opportunities Newspapers (available online) Caymanian Compass and Cayman Net News will give info on what is happening...

Cayman Islands: Work permit Application, work permit application, worst case scenario
work permit application, worst case scenario, immigration consultant: Hi Daniel, This is a relatively new requirement at Cayman Islands Immigration. It is normally in reference to the blood test specifically (as this test is normally performed at a third party clinic) although the rules tend to be applied somewhat inconsistently....

Cayman Islands: Work permits in the Cayman Islands, work permit application, gotocayman
work permit application, gotocayman, rudy: Rudy Sorry for the delay - I ve been checking out this with one of my contacts on the island. Their view is that it is all down to timing. If your husband s permit is approved and fully paid for before you arrive, then you are able to legally reside while...

Cayman Islands: Work visa, work visa, caymans
work visa, caymans, getting a job: Hi Clare, Re: I have read conflicting information on various websites, with some saying I should visit the islands and try to find work that way, while others have said I am not allowed to solicit employment whilst being there as a visitor. Can you clarify...

Cayman Islands: Apartments/Condos In Cayman Islands, laguna del mar, pedro st
laguna del mar, pedro st, high speed internet access: Hey Jacob - glad I could be of service to you! As for proximity to the beach, each of the locales I mentioned are on the beach, but just like any neighborhood there are some places on the water, some near the water, some several minutes from the water....

Cayman Islands: apartment rentals, high speed internet access, high speed internet
high speed internet access, high speed internet, apartment rentals: Hi Jacob, I was just researching short term rentals in/on SMB area (for a few couples) and the rents are usually $400+ per night during the busy season.... I found a few owners willing to do $5-$6K per month... This time you are talking about is the high...

Cayman Islands: Cayman hotels and Cayman jazz festival, cayman, pageant beach
cayman, pageant beach, jazz fest 2008: Hi Wally - thank you for choosing me to lend a hand. First off, you ll love Grand Cayman. Clean, safe, upscale, and gorgeous beaches and water. While the British influence can still be felt, Cayman still embodies that unique Caribbean flair that makes it...

Cayman Islands: drinking, car rental agencies, fiancee
car rental agencies, fiancee, honeymoon: Kayla This is actually in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com The legal age to drink on the islands is 18, - you may be asked for identification. Some clubs have a rule that you have to be over 21. The legal age to drive is 17, but be aware that nearly...

Cayman Islands: Employment in Georgetown, Grand Cayman, georgetown grand cayman, cable thx
georgetown grand cayman, cable thx, realistic figure: A bit confused with all the numbers apartment rentals vary based on location and size.... Visit www.thpm.ky to view profiles and photos with prices rentals start at about $1200 and sometimes incl. cable-It will depend on your taste and life style. 99% of...

Cayman Islands: new job + dependent, cash currency, butterfly farm
cash currency, butterfly farm, nursuries: Hi KF, RE:some nursuries with extended hours.. or perhaps the estimated cost of a house keeper Each business is different and may offer different services relating to children- http://caymanislandsyp.com may offer business contact info for day care...

Cayman Islands: Operating a business, cayman, cayman work permit
cayman, cayman work permit: Hi Tricia - thanks for your question. This is not an easy question to answer as so much depends on so many factors, but let me see if I can give you a good summary and then point you to some resources where you may find a lot more detail from the Government...

Cayman Islands: Temporary Jobs, bachelors degree in accounting, qualified accountant
bachelors degree in accounting, qualified accountant, acca qualification: Kandy It isn t up to you to apply for the work permit - it is up to your employer to do that. Please see my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com. I suggest that you look at some of the job adverts at http://www.caymannetnews.com and http://www.caycompass.com...

Cayman Islands: Things to do in Cayman Island, cayman islands, cruise to cayman
cayman islands, cruise to cayman, rum point: Hi Alberto - I wish I was going to! I love Grand Cayman. So, you have one day to enjoy so without knowing what you like to do, let me offer you a variety of things to do and see that you can do in a day and still make your ship! The ship will anchor off...

Cayman Islands: various questions, road traffic accident, gemstone jewellery
road traffic accident, gemstone jewellery, immigration consultants: Hi there, Unfortunately Cayman is far from wheel-chair friendly by design/regulation, but it is after all a flat island and so is somewhat friendly by nature. I would strongly recommend that you visit for an extended vacation before committing to moving...

Cayman Islands: about visa, cayman, visa requirements
cayman, visa requirements, guyana: Hi Olim - thank you for your question. Unless laws have very recently changed, Guyanese citizens living in Guyana are indeed required to have a valid Visa and Passport for entering the Cayman Islands. For more information and application information,...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit, temporary work permit, work permit application
temporary work permit, work permit application, visitors visa: Most jobs of a temporary nature are seasonal jobs within the tourism industry. Now is a good time of year to search for such work. Work in hotels, bars, restaurants, and other tourism based businesses is often available on a three or six month temporary work...

Cayman Islands: to work as a bartender!!, crowne plaza dubai, working in dubai
crowne plaza dubai, working in dubai, bars and restaurant: Hi Rakesh, I would suggest using an employment agency to help you find a job or send out your resume to the bars and restaurant in Grand Cayman. The links below will provide resources and info about Cayman. www.newresident.ky www.thpm.ky www. gov.ky...

Cayman Islands: Dental lab services, grand cayman islands, dental crowns
grand cayman islands, dental crowns, investment bureau: Trent This is much more complicated that I though! In most areas of business, there wouldn t be a problem with advertising your services, even if they are offered off-island . However, when it some to do with health, that is a different matter - see http://www.ecayonline.com/cayman-islands-dental-care.asp...

Cayman Islands: Employment as an electrician in Cayman Islands, employment www, directory of companies
employment www, directory of companies, work permit: Hi Greg, Sorry for the delay. The resources below may help with your search and provide some better insight into island living: www.gov.ky for work permit/ immigration process/employment www.newresident.ky overview of island living www.thpm.ky...

Cayman Islands: good hotels near the 2008 jazz festival, westin casuarina grand cayman, low budget hotel
westin casuarina grand cayman, low budget hotel, seven mile beach: Hi Daphne! Congratulations on the blessing of getting to visit Grand Cayman. You ll absolutely love it! As for 4 star hotels right near the jazz fest, there really aren t any due to the location of the festival on pageant beach. However there are many...

Cayman Islands: Island land tours, guided walking tours, palms restaurant
guided walking tours, palms restaurant, grand turk: Hi Helen - yes, traffic in Georgetown can be bad...mainly s-l-o-w. Rush hour, between 8-9 am and 4:30-6pm can be awfully slow, but you should be in between these normal busy times. If there are a ton of ships in, a lot of the problem is with pedestrians crossing...

Cayman Islands: Market Conditions - Cayman Islands, global hedge fund, cayman islands government
global hedge fund, cayman islands government, recruitment agent: While I cannot make predictions with any certainty, redundancies are rarely heard of from the financial services sector in Cayman. In the very few occasions such discussion has arisen, it has been borne out of cost savings measures from corporate mergers....

Cayman Islands: medical insurance/work permit, health insurance contract, prescription drug coverage
health insurance contract, prescription drug coverage, auto immune disease: Employers are required to effect coverage for employees, as well as the employee s uninsured spouse and minor children who are also living in the Cayman Islands. The employer must pay the entire premium to the insurer. The employer may then recover by payroll...

Cayman Islands: Office jobs in Cayman, government information services, temporary employment agencies
government information services, temporary employment agencies, public service experience: The financial services sector is a major player in the Cayman economy driving demand for a variety of jobs. Hedge Funds, Accountancy firms, Legal Services, Banking, Captive Insurance, and more all require office support. Such business afford opportunities...

Cayman Islands: Relocation to Cayman Islands, furniture depot, private doctors
furniture depot, private doctors, new furniture: Hi Linda, Remax in The Cayman Islands is useful for purchasing real estate-I ve always used and worked with Cindy (very nice and knows quite a bit) cindy.raymond@remax.ky Furniture-google Furniture Depot-I get help from Peter Apostle papostle@furnituredepot.ky...

Cayman Islands: Special Education Employment, autism spectrum disorder, e mail address
autism spectrum disorder, e mail address, special education teacher: Marianne I can t remeber ever having seen an advert in this area. However, the Lighthouse School is the main school dealing with special needs. They have an old website at http://www.lhs.edu.ky/, but it does have the schools address, phone number and e-mail...

Cayman Islands: Visa, Employment in Cayman Island, temporary work permit, work permit application
temporary work permit, work permit application, filipino citizen: Gina, Unless you are married to your partner, your only official course of action is to seek employment prior to arrival in the Cayman Islands. You should not come to Cayman first on a tourist visa to seek work. You cannot have a work permit application...

Cayman Islands: Work in the Caymans and other offshore islands, acca qualification, accounting qualifications
acca qualification, accounting qualifications, financial services background: I would first be remiss if I did not mention that there are numerous jobs in the banking sector in Cayman for which particular accounting qualifications are not needed. You may first wish to seek employment in these areas given your experience as a manager....

Cayman Islands: Work permit question, work permit application, immigration department
work permit application, immigration department, controversial work: Matthew, I delayed a response as certain changes in the handling of work permit applications are soon to be forthcoming. I wanted to ensure that I provided correct information. The practice for several years has been that all work permit applications...

Cayman Islands: work contract, private sector employees, administrative matter
private sector employees, administrative matter, managerial role: It is not unusual for work permit holders to not have a written contract. Whether a written contract is technically required by law depends a bit upon where you work. Government employees are required to have a written contract. As far as I am aware private...

Cayman Islands: working in cayman islands, british citizen, cmea
british citizen, cmea, tel numbers: Dave Some of the basics about living/working in Cayman are in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com However, I think that as you imply you want to work at various establichments, I think that the rules will be differeent. I found this (old) press release...

Cayman Islands: living and working on grand cayman, caymanian compass, other useful resources
caymanian compass, other useful resources, cayman net news: Hi Gloria, please view rental prices for properties at www.thpm.ky Other useful resources: www.newresident.ky www.gov.ky www.caymanislandsyp.com Cars: Tony s Toys or classifieds in Cayman Net News or Caymanian Compass Schools for non-Caymanians,...

Cayman Islands: seeking position as a landscape designer or architectural designer, caymanian compass, development boom
caymanian compass, development boom, cayman net news: All jobs in Cayman must be advertised if an employer wishes to hire an expatriate worker. This is to allow interested Caymanians to apply but also has the result of informing anyone of the open position. To this narrow extent personal networking is not necessarily...

Cayman Islands: Visa Requirement, st lucian, visa requirement
st lucian, visa requirement, two occasions: Hi This will really depend on what nationality there passport is - please see the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism page at http://www.caymanislands.ky/getting%5Fthere/entry_requirements.aspx If the passport is St Lucian, then no visa is required. ...

Cayman Islands: Wireless Internet Access around 7 Mile Beach, wireless internet access, cafe del sol
wireless internet access, cafe del sol, internet access options: Hi TK, Check Digicel or Cable & Wireless (now known as Lime)-your hotel concierge can also assist) The coffee shop, Cafe Del Sol (coffee shop) may also offer wireless-not sure though. Many of the hotels on SMB also offer some kind of internet service...

Cayman Islands: working two different jobs, work permit, second job
work permit, second job: In order to work a second job your work permit must be amended. Both your current employer and prospective second employer must agree and the required fees must be paid to the Immigration Department. There is a narrow exception to this rule. If your second...

Cayman Islands: accounting/auditing career in Cayman Islands, legal sectors, cmlor
legal sectors, cmlor, jobs in the caribbean: Hi Jayalakshmi, You can apply for jobs in the Caribbean online at http://www.cmlor.com. CML specialises in Cayman Islands Jobs, Bermuda Jobs and BVI jobs, in accounting, financial services and legal sectors. It s very difficult to give you any practical...

Cayman Islands: accounting job, bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science
bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science, university college of the cayman islands: Hi Hazel, Unfortunately it is extremely difficult to find an entry level job in anything in the Cayman Islands. The reason is that in order to get a work permit you must have some experience in the desired role. If you have any office experience at all...

Cayman Islands: get the ball rolling, working in the caymans, chemical plants
working in the caymans, chemical plants, renting an apartment: Hi Jake, http://www.newresident.ky is a useful website for new residents. Check the online yellow pages http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/ for companies and industries.. Since the island mostly imports everything we don t have any chemical plants that...

Cayman Islands: Cayman dress code, basketball shorts, casual restaurants
basketball shorts, casual restaurants, athletic shorts: As always, it depends upon how formal the restaurant. In most family style or casual restaurants it would not be an issue to wear casual or dress shorts. Athletic shorts such as basketball shorts are only appropriate for the most casual of restaurants. ...

Cayman Islands: Ferries, british passport, cruise liners
british passport, cruise liners, ferrys: Liam No, there are no ferrys to/from Cayman. A number of cruise liners go from Cancun to Cayman, but you would have to check with them if you could board in one port and leave at the next - must say that I haven t heard anybody do this! Even Caymanians who...

Cayman Islands: CAN I FIND AN AUDIT JOB WITH MY EXPERIENCE, qualified accountant, university of malawi
qualified accountant, university of malawi, accounting jobs: Hi Joseph, That is technically enough for you to be eligible for a big four audit job in the Cayman Islands, but in practice they are normally averse to candidates that have left and want to return to audit. I would recommend contacting CML Offshore...

Cayman Islands: Moving to the Cayman Islands, local community college, taura
local community college, taura, work permit: Hi Todd, Sorry for the delay in response Re: Do we need work permits to work? Yes, all non-Caymanians will require a work permit that the employer is responsible for applying for. Visit www.gov.ky for more details on Immigration and work permits....

Cayman Islands: moving/living, immigration info, vet school
immigration info, vet school, plenty of money: Hi Reece, Re: what would need to be done in general. Obviously a work permit, and transports, but what do you think our situation would be in terms of houses, and getting jobs that could help us pay for rent, but we of course will come down with plenty...

Cayman Islands: Pilot Job, airplane pilot, pilot job
airplane pilot, pilot job, commercial airplane: Hi Beatrice, The following airlines opperate in the Cayman Islands-Cayman Airways, BA, Air Canada, Air Jamaica, AA. I would suggest looking directly on their websites for career opportunities or submitting a resume direct to Cayman Airways- Feel...

Cayman Islands: professional counseling, mental health counselor, mental health organizations
mental health counselor, mental health organizations, mental health field: Hi Tanya, Sorry for the delay in response. Please feel free to visit www.gov.ky and check out the employment opportunties and Work permits, Immigration process, this should help guide you to the correct contacts to get in touch with to better answer...

Cayman Islands: Questions on moving to the Cayman Islands, cayman islands yellow pages, personal consumption
cayman islands yellow pages, personal consumption, cayman net news: Hi Sarah, Check facebook.com Cayman Islands marketplace for jobs, places to stay... Visit www.gov.ky for details on Immigration and Work permits Google Cayman Net News and The Cayman Islands Yellow Pages directory... Cayman Net News will give you...

Cayman Islands: Relocating to GC, asset management solutions, series 7 license
asset management solutions, series 7 license, number of expatriates: Hi Tami, I m afraid it will be extremely difficult for your husband to get a job in the Cayman Islands no matter the amount of experience he has. There simply is not a great deal of demand for brokers, and what demand there is tends to be met from the...

Cayman Islands: Renting 1-bed condo in Cayman, drive time, e mail
drive time, e mail, time of day: Hi Eranna, Please visit www.thpm.ky (Under Properties to rent) to get an idea for costs and locations... Yes, typically you will find less expensive rentals $1200-1500CI further away from town. Drive time will vary depending on time of day and traffic......

Cayman Islands: Temp Jobs, work visa, temp employment
work visa, temp employment, temp jobs: Hi Kelly, It is possible for you to travel first and approach an agency once on the island, but you would need to leave again if and when a permit application was made on your behalf. You haven t stated whether or not you have an accounting qualification....

Cayman Islands: Accounting Job in Grand Cayman, accounting position, professional accountants
accounting position, professional accountants, accounting career: Hi Edgar, It is possible but inadvisable as a first step in an accounting career. The reason is that you would not be eligible for a public accounting position (i.e. big four or second tier), the rules on which are effectively laid down by the Cayman Islands...

Cayman Islands: Accounting jobs, accountant designation, fund accountant
accountant designation, fund accountant, certified general accountant: Hi Jeff, Your qualifications and work experience sound fine for accounting jobs in the Cayman Islands. There is certainly no shortage of jobs in the financial services industry. Given your controller background it may be difficult to obtain a permanent...

Cayman Islands: accommodation, e mail address, agent time
e mail address, agent time, tenant application: Hi Kelly, Much of how how long a rental takes to view, secure, and move in will depend on your needs/wants and budget and schedule. Provided the rental you want is available for your preferred move in date, once you submit a tenant application form,...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Accounting Jobs, chartered financial analyst, resume cv
chartered financial analyst, resume cv, professional accountants: Hi again Aren, Sorry, I didn t mean to infer anything about audit jobs. Bank audit is quite a specialised field, and so it s not necessarily going to broaden your career prospects, although that is not to say it won t improve them. The experience would...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Jobs, global financial institutions, resume cv
global financial institutions, resume cv, hand perspective: Hi Amanda, If you have already decided to make the move to the Cayman Islands, you should start right away. CML Offshore Recruitment http://www.cmlor.com will be able to advise you more specifically based on your resume/CV. Their website contains detailed...

Cayman Islands: Finance jobs in Cayman, dependent visa, watersports company
dependent visa, watersports company, qualified accountant: Hi Ivis, In terms of qualifications, being a part-qualified ACCA should be sufficient, even without a degree. You can complete the ACCA here in Cayman and that would certainly avoid future work permit issues. Your fiance could certainly apply to have...

Cayman Islands: Captain Shawn Ebanks, watersports industry, ebanks
Cayman Islands: Captain Shawn Ebanks, watersports industry, ebanks, perpetrator

Cayman Islands: Health Care/Food/Animals, fruits vegetables, ky index
fruits vegetables, ky index, time and patience: Hi Christie, Here are a few useful links... resources: www.gov.ky www.thpm.ky http://www.newresident.ky/index.html http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/ Re: The 1st site should help with How does your healthcare system work? RE:does the Island...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Cayman, sunny climate, financial adviser
sunny climate, financial adviser, international finance: Hi Sarah, Financial Adviser is something of a generic term, but I m presuming your husband is an IFA or similar. Unfortunately Financial Advisor jobs are very difficult to come by in the Cayman Islands and equally difficult to get a work permit for...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Grand Cayman, ky index, business thanks
ky index, business thanks, private schooling: Hi Valerie, I m sorry I m not quite sure what the answer is.. but here are a few links and resources that may be able to help www.gov.ky Government website-Check Immigration www.thpm.ky (Property rentals when you arrive http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/index.html...

Cayman Islands: migrating, immigration work, ky index
immigration work, ky index, british citizen: Hi Sam, With such specific questions and not a lot of details specific to you and your family situation, please see the links below as they provide more insight The online yellow pages may give a few businesses, organizations that would need assistance...

Cayman Islands: Newly Designated CMA with MBA [young family], certified management accountant, salary range
certified management accountant, salary range, mortgage credit: Hi Jack Answers to some of your questions: Salary US$50K - US$80K. Your wife would have to be declared as a dependent on your work permit application. Mortgage - Depends on your credit and down-payment. When you open a bank account you will need references...

Cayman Islands: Part-qualified ACA opportunities, working in the cayman islands, recruitment consultant
working in the cayman islands, recruitment consultant, chartered accountants: Hi Tam, CML would certainly be able to find you a job in the Cayman Islands, although it would almost certainly need to be on a temporary contract and it would be hard to predict what kind of role you would get and in which industry (although I would say...

Cayman Islands: Renting in Georgetown, expections, med students
expections, med students, taura: Hi Gwenno, As a rental agent who has worked with many med. students that are happy with their rentals, I d love to help you. Please e-mail tcebanks@gmail.com First here are a few things I ll need to know to help. 1. When are you looking to move...

Cayman Islands: Social life in the Caymans, population number, fish bowl
population number, fish bowl, decent number: Hi Eric, A good resource is http://www.newresident.ky/ To answer your question... yes there are a lot of young expats.. there are about 40-60,000 in population (number depends on who/when you ask) Social Scene... beaches, boating, scuba diving, drinking......

Cayman Islands: Summer Work in Cayman?????, baylor university, islands network
baylor university, islands network, ky index: Hi Andrew, Please see the links below as they may better assist you with your goals www.gov.ky (Work Permits & Immigration) http://www.newresident.ky/index.html (for people moving to the island) http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/ online yellow pages...

Cayman Islands: social life, professional accountant, expat women
professional accountant, expat women, accounting firms: Hi Russ, As the current population is approx 40-60,000 (depending on who/when you ask) there are quite a few residents/expats and there tends to be a lot of social activity in beach bars/restaurants and along Seven Mile Beach. It does tend to get a...

Cayman Islands: Telecommuting in Grand Cayman, offshore company structures, offshore company formation
offshore company structures, offshore company formation, cayman islands government: Hi Lee, This should not be a problem as long as the site content is not deemed inappropriate by the Cayman Islands government. A residency permit would not entitle you to work, even from home on the basis you ve described. You would need a work...

Cayman Islands: Working in Grand Cayman, dependent visa, immigration authorities
dependent visa, immigration authorities, watersports company: Ivis I think that you will probably have to speak to the Immigration Authorities, and your financee will have to speak to his employer. As I understand it, you and your son will have to be added to his work permit as dependents. He would have to prove...

Cayman Islands: work permit, immigration work, employment sections
immigration work, employment sections, work permit: Hi Kelly, Depending on your salary (I think it s 3K CI per month-but not sure) your spouse can be on your work permit. It s Immigration that decides on whether or not the spouse can be added to the work permit. The best place for more info is Immigration,...

Cayman Islands: Auditing Experience, sincere apologies, critical distinction
sincere apologies, critical distinction, cispa: Hi Greg, Sincere apologies for the delay in responding. Unfortunately this experience would not be considered audit experience, I was really referring to external audit specifically. The critical distinction is not only a difference in scope, but...

Cayman Islands: Cars, budget rent a car, caymanian compass
budget rent a car, caymanian compass, importing a vehicle: Hi David, Sorry for the delay in response. When importing a vehicle they go on the blue book value so even if you paid less-but the car was worth more theory wouldn t go so well... It s about 20% of the value depending on the age of the car. You...

Cayman Islands: Teacher or guidance counselor requirements, christian values, facade
Cayman Islands: Teacher or guidance counselor requirements, christian values, facade, pleasure

Cayman Islands: A good job to have, grand cayman island, cayman compass
grand cayman island, cayman compass, gotocayman: Kristen correct - it is the employer who applies for the work permit, but you will have to provide some papers as well (police record, etc) - see the links in my FAQ to the Immigration Department website that describes the process. It is worth keeping...

Cayman Islands: Housing (renting and buying), market moves, taura
market moves, taura, bodden: Hi Melissa, I can help with the rental aspect as this is what I do (The Sales side I can refer you to Tulsi Bodden at tulsi@cirealty.ky as she works with Sales :) (345)925-4653 A good resource to view is www.thpm.ky as this will give you an idea of...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Grand Cayman, coldwell banker real estate, millionaire status
coldwell banker real estate, millionaire status, t rush: Hi Kristen New Resident http://www.newresident.ky/index.html is a great resource :) Re: Is there any advice or help you could provide for us? If you could ask more specific questions I may be able to better help :) I can give you a few names of...

Cayman Islands: moving to cayman to be a dentist, private dental practice, aa degree
private dental practice, aa degree, photos pet: Hi Jonathan, Sory for the delay in response. Depending on a work permit, work demand vs. available Caymanians will be factors to consider for your partner. Visit www.gov.ky for details on the Immigration and work permit processes. She may want to consider...

Cayman Islands: plumbing work, plumbing work, baraud
plumbing work, baraud, recruitment agencies: Hi Kelly, Ghezzi Plumbing may be a good place to look. http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/ is the online phone directory that may offer some good resources. Recruitment agencies include: Stepping Stones, Affinity, Personnel 2000 and Baraud Int l, CMLOR...

Cayman Islands: restaurant employment, hospitality industry, internal efforts
hospitality industry, internal efforts, cayman net news: Hi Julie, Re: I ve read of the requirement to prove that a cayman native is not available to fill the position. Is this realistic with the hospitality industry? The hospitality industry is usually made up of expats/new residents, efforts do need to...

Cayman Islands: Teacher or guidance counselor requirements, guidance counselor requirements, masters in education
guidance counselor requirements, masters in education, education portfolio: Hi Kelly, Sorry I don t know-The best place to locate this info may be www.gov.ky to check out the Education portfolio or call The Education dept @ (345) 945-1199 OR the ministry of Education at (345) 244-2417. Hope this helps. Thx! Taura www.thpm.k...

Cayman Islands: unqualified job seeker, immigration work, work visa
immigration work, work visa, cayman net news: Hi Yolonda, I m not really sure what the question is or how to advise. I do understand that it s frustrating trying to find work, but other than your partner sending out his resume and knocking on doors as it were that is what most people tend to do......

Cayman Islands: Work permit, and bringing Fiance, work permit, office experience
work permit, office experience, professional qualification: Hi Brett, This depends on a few factors. Your fiancee cannot be added to your permit as a dependent and so unless she has a job by the time you travel, she must enter as a visitor. She is allowed to seek work whilst resident as a visitor, but must...

Cayman Islands: Working in Cayman, certified internal auditor, recruitment firm
certified internal auditor, recruitment firm, recruitment agencies: Hi Cate, http://www.cmlor.com/ seems to be quite popular. I personally don t know the answer but after asking a few expats here s what I ve been told: 1) It may be more work to go direct to the firms but in the end you may have better success trying...

Cayman Islands: accounting jobs, Accounting Jobs Cayman Islands
Accounting Jobs Cayman Islands: Hi Marj, There is no reason you could not chage work permit category so long as you are qualified by reference to the job description and corresponding advertisement. To the best of my knowledge there is no accounting clerk category on the work permit...

Cayman Islands: how to apply for work permit out of Cayman Island, recruitment firm, baraud
recruitment firm, baraud, cmlor: Hi Allen, Your employer needs to apply on your behalf. Visit www.gov.ky for more details on Immigration and the work permit process. It may be easier to go through a recruitment firm such as CMLOR or Baraud Int l or Stepping Stones. Hope this...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands acivities for children, atlantis submarine, butterfly farm
atlantis submarine, butterfly farm, turtle farm: Hi Rachel, There are some great activities here are a few ideas while you re in Cayman: South Sound Dart Park- Fun to play in, great ocean views, great for a picnic.... Next door is the National Trust that has some activities that cater to children...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands about their families and beliefs, taura, present day
taura, present day, cayman islands: Hi Kimberly, If there are specific questions I am happy to help. Are we talking about the history of the Cayman Is. or present day? Most local/Caymanian families are Christian in faith and presently dress smart casual as you would find in any US...

Cayman Islands: Driver's License, immigration authorities, page id
immigration authorities, page id, gotocayman: Harold Check the information at http://www.newresident.ky/page_id_9.html. However, the info is targeted at people moving to Cayman to work/live. Maybe it may be worth trying to get a permit for six months, rather just for your individual trips. The other...

Cayman Islands: employment cayman islands, Accounting, Jobs
Accounting, Jobs, Cayman Islands: Hi Aleksandra, To reside in Cayman for longer than three months (as a general rule) you would need either a work permit or a student visa. You would not be allowed to work at all on a Student visa, although you are allowed to study whilst on a work permit....

Cayman Islands: finding employment, immigration work, recruitment agencies
immigration work, recruitment agencies, employment info: Hi Nicola, I m sorry but the best advice is to send out the resume and see what happens. http://www.caymanislandsyp.com/ This is the online directory that may help find some companies you/your husband can target. You may want to consider a short...

Cayman Islands: All Inclusive Seafood Resort, hotel price, peal
hotel price, peal, focal point: Hi Ryan, Cayman does not offer any hotels that are all inclusive offering Seafood as a 24/7 included in package price. There are great hotels/condos to stay in on Seven Mile Beach with great swimming/snorkeling and activities and Seafood is on almost...

Cayman Islands: All Inclusive Seafood Resort, brac reef resort, cayman brac
brac reef resort, cayman brac, cruise passengers: Ryan I am only aware of a few all-inclusive resorts in Cayman Cayman Brac Brac Reef Resort http://www.bracreef.com/ Grand Cayman Beach Club Colony http://www.caymanresortsonline.com/ Neither web site indicates what their menus are, so it may...

Cayman Islands: All Inclusive Seafood Resort, lobster season, private condos
lobster season, private condos, land crab: In short, no such an offer is available in the Cayman Islands. There are very few options for all inclusive offerings in Cayman. In Grand Cayman, there were only two resorts offering All Inclusive meal plans. One of those is currently closed and the...

Cayman Islands: Middle/High schools, caymans, st ignatius
caymans, st ignatius, taura: Hi Brigitte, I would suggest looking at the following private schools for your daughter: Cayman Prep School St. Ignatius Catholic School Cayman International School Many many years ago I attended Cayman Prep and St. Ignatius-both good schools (Prep...

Cayman Islands: Transportation, ky index, facebook
ky index, facebook, purchasing a car: Hi Michelle, I would definitely advise in purchasing a car. While the island is not that big and there is public transportation (Not Great!-Depending on where in West Bay and the times you leave 15-20 minutes, about 10-15 minutes from SMB as maybe 15-30...

Cayman Islands: trip tp cuba from Cayman Islands, trip to cuba, private charter
trip to cuba, private charter, boat trip: Hi Rachel, This is possible but it would take about a week or 2 I would imagine and would need to be a costly private charter. An easier way would be to book through a local Cayman Is. travel agent and take a plane. This would only take about an hour...

Cayman Islands: Weather, light showers, bad weather
light showers, bad weather, taura: Hi Nikki, Weather (keeping in mind that it isn t as predictable as we d like it to be re: rain and hurricanes) in September is pretty hot with some light showers. Have a great wedding and I know your honeymoon here in Cayman will be something to remember!...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit, onus, government agency
onus, government agency, fedex: Hi Edelio, I presume you are referring to a work permit in the Cayman Islands? You are entitled to receive a copy of your work permit, however 1. The onus is on the employer to provide you with the employee copy (which Immigration provides upon...

Cayman Islands: work permits/ possible recidency in cayman, immigration dept, government immigration
immigration dept, government immigration, grand cayman: Hi Warren, Sorry but I really am having difficulty understanding the question with its current format. The best resource to use will be the C.I. Government Immigration dept. (345) 949-7900 or visit www.gov.ky for details on work permits, and the process...

Cayman Islands: building a house on grand cayman, import duty, proposed construction
import duty, proposed construction, building a house: Import duty is owed on construction materials. The normal rate of duty is about 20%. I would advise you to clear your plans with the Planning Department prior to purchase and shipping of materials. You should pay particular attention as to whether your...

Cayman Islands: Career Opportunities, secondary level science, personal fitness trainer
secondary level science, personal fitness trainer, fitness gyms: Hi Niven, I think a trip here to do some networking and 101 with a few companies is a plus if you have the option to do so... no worries on the question... there are just so many directions to explore so I hope those resources help you :) Thx! Taura...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Island Bank Account, Cayman, banking
Cayman, banking: Kerry, The Cayman Islands has many banks, but only a few operate under a Class A license. This is the class of bank which offers banking services to the general public such as savings and checking accounts, ATM machines, acceptance of cash deposits, and...

Cayman Islands: cost of medical care, medical insurance coverage, medical premiums
medical insurance coverage, medical premiums, medician: Pawel I m very sorry - I had forgotten about this. Now chased up my contacts for the required info: 1) Employer is obligated to pay 50% of any standard plan which runs $100-200. Some employers pay everything 2) They can be on your insurance and if...

Cayman Islands: Entry-level accounting jobs in the Caymans?, entry level accounting jobs, accounting positions
entry level accounting jobs, accounting positions, recruitment firms: Hi Danielle, I m really not sure what is currently in demand in regards to accounting employment. The recruitment firms can help though :) CMLOR, Stepping Stones, Personnel 2000, Baraud Int l are just a few that can help promote/place you with a company...

Cayman Islands: A Few Little Questions:), amateur dramatics, hurricane ivan
amateur dramatics, hurricane ivan, storm surges: Joe Yes, the island is little, but depending on your interests there is lots to do - check some of the links on my site (http://www.gotocayman.com) under Businesses/Clubs and Organisations. On top of this there are a couple of cinemas, plenty of bars and...

Cayman Islands: Importing used household goods, vacation visitors, household goods
vacation visitors, household goods, little cayman: Hi Pat, While I know that if you were a new resident you would be allowed to bring in personal effects with a duty exemption I am not sure of your options as you invest in your vacation home. http://www.caymanislandscustoms.com/ should better assist...

Cayman Islands: Job opportunities in Cayman, university of mauritius, exciting job
university of mauritius, exciting job, application interview: Rudy, Most firms in Cayman are seeking fully qualified accountants with experience in external reporting. You may want to consider two options. First you could make inquiries through a placement firm. The staff within the placement firm may have better...

Cayman Islands: Movie Theaters, camana bay, marquee theater
camana bay, marquee theater, cayman islands government: Indeed the new Hollywood Theater multiplex is now open at Camana Bay. The old Marquee theater is still in operation on Lawrence Boulevard. They are quite close to each other, but neither are close to Rum Point. By road, it is a 45-50 minute commute from...

Cayman Islands: medical, Cayman, work
Cayman, work, permit: When a potential employer makes an offer of a job in the Cayman Islands to a non-Caymanian, the offer must be conditional on a successful application for a work permit. The employer must submit various forms to the Immigration Department for processing of...

Cayman Islands: Visa, uk missions, visa americana
uk missions, visa americana, isla cayman: Jenny Sorry - I don t speak Spanish, but I think that you are asking me if you need a visa. The answer is that yes - you will need a visa as you are Columbian - see http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524716&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL...

Cayman Islands: Autism, e mail address, lighthouse school
e mail address, lighthouse school, google search: Natalie I m not sure about the particular conditions you mention, but the Lighthouse School is the main school dealing with special needs. They have an old website at http://www.lhs.edu.ky/, but it does have the schools address, phone number and e-mail address....

Cayman Islands: Caymanian who cant get a job!, persistent unemployment, salary expectations
persistent unemployment, salary expectations, junior position: Hi Elizabeth, I m sorry to hear you haven t been able to find a job but without reviewing your resume in detail it is diffult for me to say precisely why this could be. However, I would like to assure you that, in my experience, there is no conspiracy...

Cayman Islands: Culinary Opportunity, hotel restaurant management, hospitality tourism
hotel restaurant management, hospitality tourism, ritz carlton: Hi Josh, At this time I can suggest looking into the hotels.. The Marriott, The Westin, The Ritz Carlton, as they have actual restaurants that many locals and visitors eat in. Or look in the online directory-link provided below in the restaurant section...

Cayman Islands: Employment in Cayman Islands, maples and calder, recruitment firm
maples and calder, recruitment firm, baraud: Hi Nicole, There are quite a few law firms here: Appleby, Maples and Calder, Bodden & Bodden, Ogier.. just to name a few... you might try to google those branches in the Cayman Is. and submit your resume. Alternatively try using a recruitment firm like...

Cayman Islands: Rum Point, disney cruise lines, cayman kai area
disney cruise lines, cayman kai area, blender drinks: The Rum Point ferry has been out of routine passenger service since the passage of Hurricane Ivan in September of 2004. The boat was not damaged and is still occasionally used for charter groups, so it may be seen from time to time at Rum Point. Particularly,...

Cayman Islands: Adding husband as dependant, outdated laws, switch board
outdated laws, switch board, taura: Hi Mary, I ve not heard of this before (my understanding is that as long as you make a certain dollar amount in salary then this should be OK for him t be a dependant (Although we do have a few outdated laws!) The best resource to check with will be...

Cayman Islands: apartment, finding an apartment, realistate
finding an apartment, realistate, e mail: Hi Elizabeth, Happy to help. E-mail tcebanks@gmail.com with your contact details etc... Please note South Sound typically does not offer rentals under $1K We work with almost every agency on island so when you arrive we ll be happy to help explore what...

Cayman Islands: Bed & Breakfast, wife darlene, cayman brac
wife darlene, cayman brac, immigration work: Hi Jim, Currently I am aware of only 1 B&B in the Brac... Mango Manor.... I would suggest using the following links/resources that might guide you in the process: www.gov.ky Immigration/work permits/business licenses etc.... www.newresident.ky...

Cayman Islands: A Canadian want to be a Cayman's resident to work in other countries as a contractor, canadian engineer, working in asia
canadian engineer, working in asia, canadian engineering: Jeff I m sorry, I can t give you a definitive answer of this but I hope I can give you some pointers. Firstly, you can t just become a resident. It is possible to have property in Cayman and visit it on a regular basis, but to have a right of residency...

Cayman Islands: driver's license, passport sized photos, central police station
passport sized photos, central police station, page id: Elizabeth Normally, all you need to do is go to the Central Police Station with your Canadian Driving License (plus some passport-sized photos). They should then be able to issue a Caymanian License. Fee last time I checked was CI$85. For more info see http://www.newresident.ky/page_id_9.html...

Cayman Islands: driving&working, student visa, lisence
student visa, lisence, taura: Hi Chloe, I believe you can use an overseas lisence for up to 3-6 months if you are a new resident to the island. Re working: Immigration is the best resource to check on working while in Cayman as each person has their own set of unique circumstance...

Cayman Islands: health coverage, medicare medicaid, first world countries
medicare medicaid, first world countries, national health care: There is no comparable health plan which would cover expatriate workers in Cayman. As in most first world countries, no one will be denied immediate care for life threatening illness or injury. To the extent that the health care system in Cayman is largely...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Cayman Islands Alone, safety aspect, life www
safety aspect, life www, island style: Hi Louise, Not to worry there are a lot of ex-pats that come here as singles so you ll have a great time exploring your new island style social life :) www.newresident.ky is a great resource for learning about relocating. Hope this helps :) Thx!...

Cayman Islands: Nearly qualified, Cayman Islands Jobs
Cayman Islands Jobs: Hi Susan, Luckily, you can actually sit the remaining ACCA exams here in Cayman, although it would probably need to be on a home study basis. Although I would not normally recommend seeking work in the Cayman Islands till you are fully qualified, it is...

Cayman Islands: Present cost of living in KY, price gap, monthly expenses
price gap, monthly expenses, taura: Hi Kay, I live in a 1BD/1BA apartment and can only give you an estimate, as utilities are billed based on usage. electricity $150-300 water $20-30, internet $70-100,cable tv $50-70. Apartments range in price from $1100-2000CI (You ll find there isn t...

Cayman Islands: cost of medical care, medical insurance coverage, medical premiums
medical insurance coverage, medical premiums, medician: Pawel I m very sorry - I had forgotten about this. Now chased up my contacts for the required info: 1) Employer is obligated to pay 50% of any standard plan which runs $100-200. Some employers pay everything 2) They can be on your insurance and if...

Cayman Islands: Daycare/PreSchool, kids and parents, taura
kids and parents, taura, trotters: Hi Patti, Little Trotters is always a hit with the kids and parents http://www.littletrotters.ky/ First Baptist also does a great daycare,... so I would suggest those two. If there s anything further that I can help with, please let me know ...

Cayman Islands: hi, cayman compass, cayman net news
cayman compass, cayman net news, grand cayman: As with any job in Cayman, you must seek out a potential employer who is willing to take you through the process of filing for a work permit. You can look for advertisements for available job openings in the Friday editions of the Cayman Compass and the...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Cayman Islands, definitive kind, immigration officer
definitive kind, immigration officer, job offer: Sorry, I missed that. It depends what the felonies are and there is no official guidance - it s at the discretion of the immigration officer. Provided you do not require visas to travel there he will certainly be allowed to enter the country, but he may...

Cayman Islands: termination of contract, work permit application, immigration officer
work permit application, immigration officer, immigration department: Hi Marieta, Unfortunately the employer must provide a release letter in order to apply or a subsequent work permit. There are no restrictions on looking for work per se, but potential employers will want assurance that her current employer will cooperate...

Cayman Islands: tourist visa, grand cayman island, h1 b visa
grand cayman island, h1 b visa, cruise trip: Tourists visas for the Cayman Islands are issued through the UK Embassy or Consulate which serves the are you reside. All information I can find directly on the website of the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration does not mention any exceptions for...

Cayman Islands: Working in the Caymans and Caribbean, Jobs in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda
Jobs in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, BVI: Hi Alex, Unfortunately British citizenship is of no benefit when seeking work in overseas territories such as Bermuda, BVI and Cayman. You should be able to find work with your general experience in financial services but you should consider how this...

Cayman Islands: emigration to Cayman, working in the cayman islands, taura
working in the cayman islands, taura, education department: Hi Sara, Please see the resources below. www.gov.ky www.caymanislandsyp.com Essentially there is a 7 yr max policy on expats living & working in the cayman islands. You can certainly contact the education department or private schools to see...

Cayman Islands: What to do in Grand Caymen, water cameras, defintely
Cayman Islands: What to do in Grand Caymen, water cameras, defintely, waverunner

Cayman Islands: how we can find a jon on Cayman Islands, police checks, civil engineer
police checks, civil engineer, gotocayman: Izabela Most of this is covered in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com. Also, check out the appropriate links to the business areas you are interested in to get to local business websites. For all jobs in Cayman, the employer has to prove that there...

Cayman Islands: finding a job and moving to the caribbean, immigration work, recruitment firm
immigration work, recruitment firm, moving to the caribbean: Hi Colm, This question involves a bit of research; there is a level of construction happening; but due to the natural slowdown because of the economy; there s certainly not a boom happening at present. Resources and links below should be able to lend...

Cayman Islands: What to do in Grand Caymen, turtle farm, wave runners
turtle farm, wave runners, royal palms: Hi Dan, There s a few things I would ask about that you might find fun. (Depending on time) 1. The turtle farm/Boatswain s Beach in West Bay-great for a little history and to see (I believe it s the only one in the world-and it was a main food source...

Cayman Islands: Can You Live There Forever?, grand cayman, taking time
grand cayman, taking time, circumstance: Hi Jarrett, The 7 yr policy is related to work permit holders- Visit www.gov.ky for more info on working, immigration processes for The Cayman Islands. I know quite a few people who already established financially and perhaps simply have residency...

Cayman Islands: living space, hurricane ivan, living quarters
hurricane ivan, living quarters, caymen islands: Keith No, I think there are rules that prohibit the importing of some vehicles, including motorhomes. Having said that, after Hurricane Ivan, the Government did bring in some mobile homes as emergency housing. The plan was that they would then export them,...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Cayman, immigration work, getting a job
immigration work, getting a job, taura: Hi Pauline, I m not too sure what your query is. Resources below may further help www.gov.ky check out the immigration/work permit and legal portfolio www.newresident.ky provides info on relocating/things to note/consider www.caymanislandsyp.com...

Cayman Islands: Need an apartment - reasonable?, government portfolios, georgetown area
government portfolios, georgetown area, cayman net news: Hi Roy, For rentals-feel free to contact me when you arrive on island and we can arrange viewings-In the meantime, visit www.thpm.ky to get an idea of rental locations, prices and photos. For cars/Jobs-when you arrive on island check out Tony s Toys...

Cayman Islands: Re: Applying for a Cayman Visa, consulates in canada, jamaican nationals
consulates in canada, jamaican nationals, living in jamaica: Sherice As you are a Jamaican, you need a visa. HOW TO OBTAIN A VISA Persons requiring a visa for entry into or transit through the Cayman Islands must apply to the nearest British Embassy or Consulate that has a visa section. Note: nationals of Cuba...

Cayman Islands: Sales of timeshares, condos etc, royal reef, tortuga club
royal reef, tortuga club, br villa: Hi Andrew - my apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Been a busy week and we re getting pounded with ice and snow here in Cincinnati. The east end, Morritt s Tortuga Club, Royal Reef, Morritt s Grand prices range from $3500 for a 1 BR oceanfront...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Driving License, geneva convention 1949, visa stamp
geneva convention 1949, visa stamp, residence visa: By international agreement, the Geneva Convention (1949), many countries allow you a simple exchange. Cayman, through the signature of the UK to this agreement, abides by these rules as one of the Contracting States. You should bring in your current valid...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Importers and Distributors!, convenience markets, supermarket chains
convenience markets, supermarket chains, food distributors: There are two major food distributors and other more minor companies in Cayman. The major supermarket chains source their purchases directly from overseas and rely on local distributors for certain specialty products. Progressive Distributors and Cayman...

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Police Check, hurricane ivan, entry stamp
hurricane ivan, entry stamp, k1 visa: Hi Lesley - a photocopy of your entrance stamp into Miami should be fine. The police remember all too well the disaster of Ivan and the evacuation fiasco at the airport that year. If you happen to have any type of tkt or document from Cayman Airways that...

Cayman Islands: moving dog, dogs and cats, pet laws
dogs and cats, pet laws, dental hygiene: Hi Gayle - thanks for your question. The Cayman Islands are very strict when it comes to bringing dogs and cats to the island. I ve copied the 2003 Pet Laws doc from the Cayman Island gov t below that hopefully gives you all the info you need about bringing...

Cayman Islands: Quit a job, work permit application, giving me a hard time
work permit application, giving me a hard time, tourist visa: If you quit your job, your employer is required to notify Immigration immediately. Failure to do so could result in a fine of CI$5000 to your employer. You should assume they will promptly comply with the requirements of the law. You may choose to continue...

Cayman Islands: Regarding aob & work permit, caymanian compass, cayman net news
caymanian compass, cayman net news, work visa: The first thing you need to do is seek a job. You cannot apply for a work visa before you have a job offered to you. Cayman has many restaurants and hotels with many opportunities for kitchen staff. You should focus your efforts on contacting those locations...

Cayman Islands: transit and entry to cayman, visa cayman islands, entry cayman islands
visa cayman islands, entry cayman islands, non immigrant cayman islands: Dear Ezekiel, As you are a Kenyan Citizen with a Kenyan Passport you do not require a visa for entry as a tourist in the Cayman Islands. Nationals from most Commonwealth countries do not require a visa. You do need to ensure that you still have 6 months...

Cayman Islands: work permit, language proficiency test, english language proficiency
language proficiency test, english language proficiency, english language proficiency test: If you would normally require a tourist visa to enter the Cayman Islands, you should request your employer to fax to you a copy of the letter from Immigration which granted your work permit. You can then show that letter to the airline personnel to allow you...

Cayman Islands: Cost of Construction, square foot costs, rodney davis
square foot costs, rodney davis, current construction: Rodney I am checking with one of my contacts who is in the construction industry in Cayman - I ll get back to you later. Robert Rodney The feedback I got was around CI$115-$120 per square foot depending on finishes. However, on the expatfocus.com...

Cayman Islands: Move to Cayman, minor illnesses, financial services arena
minor illnesses, financial services arena, financial services sector: The Cayman Islands have suffered in the broader global economic downturn. While a rebound is beginning on the broader global stage, this has not quite reached Cayman. The Cayman financial services arena has experienced additional pressures from the temporary...

Cayman Islands: mental health resources, mental health unit, mental health law
mental health unit, mental health law, substance abuse issues: Matt, As you are aware, some seriously mentally ill persons make a choice to remain unmedicated. Should your client choose to seek care in Cayman, Doctor Marc Lockhart is the psychiatrist in charge of the Mental Health Unit at the George Town Hospital....

Cayman Islands: Newly hired on the Island and don't know where to stay?, tourism sectors, cheap accommodations
tourism sectors, cheap accommodations, timeshare week: Karan, There is a constant flux of people coming and going from the island in all job sectors. With the economy in overall decline there is more available rental housing than ever before. I assume from your question that your employer is not offering...

Cayman Islands: permit, employment contracts, new job
employment contracts, new job, issuance: You are free to seek alternate employment to commence after the expiration of your permit. Some employment contracts include a non-compete clause. If your contract has such a clause then your present employer could object to issuance of a new permit with...

Cayman Islands: Work in Caymans, maitre d hotel, cayman government
maitre d hotel, cayman government, hospitality business: Hi Donovan - sorry for a late reply, we had a long weekend here in the states for Thanksgiving holiday. As for applying for jobs, it may in fact be the best to go in person. You have I believe up to 90 days before you need a visa in the islands, but double...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit and Cayman Resident, work permit, permanent residence
work permit, permanent residence, fiance: After 8 consecutive years living in Cayman an individual is eligible to apply for permanent residency with the right to work. The time must be accumulated by an individual. A couple cannot combine their time in Cayman to reach the 8 year requirement. ...

Cayman Islands: work permit for spouse, work visa, insurance premiums
work visa, insurance premiums, tourist visa: Ani, Congratulations on the approval of your work visa and your engagement! That is quite a set of life changing events. There are a few common options for having your fiancé join you in Cayman. He could secure a job with his own work permit or be listed...

Cayman Islands: Changing employment, temporary work permit, work permit application
temporary work permit, work permit application, work visa: It seems that you are working under the operation of law at this time. You are permitted to continue working with your present employer while a permanent work visa application is in process. But upon approval of the new work permit, the effective date is back...

Cayman Islands: Snorkeling in Grand Cayman, boat excursion, sea urchins
boat excursion, sea urchins, watersports operators: Manish Have you checked my website - there are links to some of the guides to snorkelling in Cayman (http://www.gotocayman.com) on my scuba page. The sites are all good - they tend to be a short swim (up to 50m) from the breach. Also worth considering...

Cayman Islands: Car Seat Laws, car seat laws, grand cayman
car seat laws, grand cayman, specifics: Hi Jaime, I m not sure of the specifics-I do not know that children must be properly restraint (with the use of a car seat where appropriate) http://www.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1142,2824543&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL Hope this helps a bit and...

Cayman Islands: cayman location, british overseas territories, anthem national
british overseas territories, anthem national, dependent territory: Yes, Cayman is a country in it s own right (eg sends it s own team to the Olympics, has it s own currency stamps, internet domain (.ky), national anthem, national symbols, etc), but as you say is an overseas territory of the UK. The United Nation considres...

Cayman Islands: how to get employed, human resources development, compliments of the season
human resources development, compliments of the season, recruitment firms: Hi Akindele, Resources below can assist: CMLOR, Stepping Stones, Baraud Int l, Personnel 2000 are recruitment firms-feel free to google them or look them up in www.caymanislandsyp.com www.newresident.ky is also quite useful. Thx! Taura www.thpm.k...

Cayman Islands: INVESTMENT IN CAYMAN, worldwide economic downturn, ownership stake
worldwide economic downturn, ownership stake, immigration department: Many jobs are best located by word of mouth. A recommendation from a friend or relative may strongly influence a hiring decision. This is the single best means of job seeking in Cayman. All jobs in Cayman must be advertised first if they are to be offered...

Cayman Islands: Moving to the Caymans, work permit application, qualified accountant
work permit application, qualified accountant, work visa: The answer to your question depends upon your marital status. If you are married to her, you could be listed as a dependent on her work permit. That would give you permission to live in Cayman and you could seek employment whilst here. If offered a position...

Cayman Islands: TEACHING, st ignatius prep, expatriate children
st ignatius prep, expatriate children, special needs children: Hi Casey, There are 2 types of schools here in Cayman: Public/Government run www.gov.ky (click on the Education portfolio/you can also find info on Immigration and work permits) There is one special needs school called the Light House School-This is...

Cayman Islands: the cruises lines, rough sea conditions, island seven mile beach
rough sea conditions, island seven mile beach, royal palms beach: Grand Cayman does not have docks for cruise ships to tie up. Ships remain about a half mile offshore and passengers ride tender boats for the short trip to the dock. The great majority of the time (90%+) the ships tender directly to the heart of the capital...

Cayman Islands: english course, spanish speaking community, english as a second language
spanish speaking community, english as a second language, gran cayman: The International College of the Cayman Islands offers an English as a Second Language development course. During the current quarter this course is scheduled for two nights each week from 7:50pm to 10:05pm. Check out their home page at http://www.icci.edu.ky/...

Cayman Islands: Home remodeling, l thompson, profit opportunities
l thompson, profit opportunities, taura: Hi Michael, There are many place to get home repairs/remodeling tools etc..: The main ones are: Kirk Home Centre A.L. Thompson s Cox The general cost of everything on island is marked substantially to cover operating costs and profit opportunities...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Cayman Islands, crimes of passion, relocation property
crimes of passion, relocation property, immigration work: Hi Kendra, Sorry for the late response. First let me provide a few resources that may help you with any decisions you may need to make when considering a move to Cayman: www.gov.ky www.newresident.ky www.thpm.ky www.caymanislandsyp.com http://caycompass.com/...

Cayman Islands: Moving to caymen, public transport system, caymanian compass
public transport system, caymanian compass, seven mile beach: Hi Michelle, I would highly suggest getting a vehicle-you can research pre-owned cars through local newspapers like the Caymanian Compass and Cayman Net News. Or visit car dealers like Tony s Toys or Sony s Auto here in Cayman; or visit facebook.com-Cayman...

Cayman Islands: Summer Job Employment, working in the cayman islands, living etc
working in the cayman islands, living etc, summer thanks: Hi Charles, The current economy is definitely being affected-but this could change during the summer-just a bit too soon to tell. Most bars and restaurants along SMB hire servers and bartenders but their needs can change monthly so I m not aware of...

Cayman Islands: seasonal work permit, seasonal work, best fare
seasonal work, best fare, temporary one: Amy I would suggest that you contact some of the major hotels/restaurants directly to see what openings they have. They would need to apply for a work permit for you - a temporary one is valid for up to six months, so they may only consider employing you...

Cayman Islands: what are things to do and see, seven mile beach, senior frogs
seven mile beach, senior frogs, turtle farm: Hi Sandy, By Pier, I m guessing you are coming by cruise ship? So you ll be brought into the center of George Town (If the weather is bad they ll dock over in Prospect/Spotts) What to do will depend on how many actual hours you have available to use,...

Cayman Islands: Work in the hospitality industry, peak tourist season, temporary work permit
peak tourist season, temporary work permit, online telephone directories: Jeff Thanks for taking the time to check the FAQ - many people don t! Certainly the hospitality industry is probably easier to get in, but many of the staff are only on short-term contracts for the peak tourist season. It also means that the employer...

Cayman Islands: work permit, working in the caymans, company letterhead
working in the caymans, company letterhead, immigration status: As and expatriate worker in Cayman, you do not have the right for your employer to hold a position open for you to return to after you complete service in the National Guard. I would suggest asking your employer to write a letter on company letterhead detailing...

Cayman Islands: dental vacancies, foreign trained dentist, health care practitioners
foreign trained dentist, health care practitioners, general dental care: Health care practitioners must become licensed through the appropriate council of the Cayman Health Practice Commission. For dentists that would be The Medical and Dental Council. They can be reached at Tel: +1-345-949-2813 Fax: +1-345-946-2845 for inquiries...

Cayman Islands: Moving to the Caymans, acca uk, work life balance
acca uk, work life balance, nz residents: Hi Poohan, - What is the job market like for people with our back ground? Are there abundant opportunities? The economy is mostly like everywhere else at the moment-less people are being hired; some are being let go etc... there is still some hiring happening...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Grand Cayman, importing cars, importing a car
importing cars, importing a car, caycompass: Hi Annaly, Importing cars- not sure of the exact process-www.gov.ky may further help as the government website should be able to guide you through the generall process; however it may be more cost effective just to buy a car locally (the duty/taxes for...

Cayman Islands: Relocating to Grand Cayman, public policy experience, public policy matters
public policy experience, public policy matters, cayman islands government: Cayman has a large financial services industry with associated legal services. There is not a great deal of offshore insurance services. There are a few domestic insurance carriers but this is a sector widely dominated by Caymanians. Cayman Islands law...

Cayman Islands: apartment rental, apartment rental, medical school
apartment rental, medical school, rental agencies: Hi Debbie, Yes I can help; I have access and work with other rental agencies as well as the one that employs me. www.thpm.ky Can you please e-mail me at tcebanks@gmail.com so we can communicate privately. Thx! Taura www.newresident.ky ...

Cayman Islands: EDUCATION JOBS IN CAYMAN ISLANDS, work permit application, gotocayman
work permit application, gotocayman, educational sector: Olusola I think that you may not understand the process on working/relocating to the Cayman Islands - check out some of the entries in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com Most of the schools for Caymanians are public - run by the government and generally...

Cayman Islands: employment, government information service, government recruitment
government information service, government recruitment, employment question: When Government usually advertised, they have to check that there are no Caymanians that can fulfill the role. After that, they will go to the open market to try to fill the post. Note that at the end of last year, there was a moratorium on government...

Cayman Islands: Group homes for special needs adults?, special needs children, taura
special needs children, taura, special needs school: Hi Nikki, Unfortunately, while the island has developed in a lot of ways the social needs for special needs children & adults has a long way to go. There is a special needs school called the Light House- you should be able to gain a little more info...

Cayman Islands: Home Trade Show, ritz carlton grand cayman, marriott beach resort
ritz carlton grand cayman, marriott beach resort, san lucia: Cada hotel tiene un departamento para realizar eventos de todos tipos. El Ritz Carlton tiene un departmento de Destination Management y ellos pueden tramitar todo. http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/GrandCayman/Meetings/MeetingServices/Default.htm ...

Cayman Islands: residence visa, cayman islands property, residence visa
cayman islands property, residence visa, travel visa: Hi Deeptha - residence visa s are available for the Cayman Islands. Conditions are that you need to have some provable interest in the Cayman islands, property, etc. and then you have to go through the visa process which is very time consuming and very expensive....

Cayman Islands: Work Permit and dependent, health police, cayman net news
health police, cayman net news, dependent status: No, as long as he meets all the standard requirements (health, police record, etc.). Check some of the online resources to help his job hunt - eg online version of Cayman Net News, online classified adverts, etc. Most jobs are advertised in the Friday...

Cayman Islands: Accountant in Carrebean Islands, price waterhouse coopers, certified public accountant
price waterhouse coopers, certified public accountant, carrebean: Hi again Michael - It is true that CPA firms like to find candidates with prior Big 4 experience, however, this doesn t mean that they won t hire others with CPA experience. My advice is to put together a strong resume highlighting your experiences and why...

Cayman Islands: como es vivir en islas caiman, cosas para el hogar, el carib
cosas para el hogar, el carib, islas caiman: Su pregunta no es específico. El nivel de vida en Caiman es el más alto en todo el Carib. Atención sanataria y servicios públicos son muy bien. Los hospitales son muy avanzado pero faltan unas especialistas. El mismo tiempo, es una isla muy caro. Necesitamos...

Cayman Islands: Diabetic Medical Coverage, health insurance contract, national insurance company
health insurance contract, national insurance company, cnn article: Medicare and Medicaid are government programs in the United States and do not provide coverage for medical care in the Cayman Islands, even if it is an emergency. The CNN article at the link below provides a bit more detail. http://www.cnn.com/2007/TRAVEL/ADVISOR/05/15/health.coverage/index.html...

Cayman Islands: drivers license, passport sized photos, central police station
passport sized photos, central police station, canadian drivers: To get a temporary license, you would have to show a valid current license. As you don t have one, I think you would have to renew your Canadian license and then apply for a Caymanian license by going to the Central Police Station with your Canadian Driving...

Cayman Islands: eaching opportunity, caymanian compass, cayman net news
caymanian compass, cayman net news, academic system: There are two educations systems in Cayman - the public (mainly for Caymanians and follows the UK academic system), and the private (Can follow either the UK or the US system). The public posts will be advertised through the Government website - check...

Cayman Islands: Medication, cia world factbook, grand cayman islands
cia world factbook, grand cayman islands, hep a vaccine: Shell, The United States Centers for Disease Control does indeed make various vaccination recommendations for travel to the Cayman Islands. Upon further reading, these recommendations are based upon recommendations for the entire Caribbean region and are...

Cayman Islands: Moquitoes & Air Traffic, open water areas, international airport runway
open water areas, international airport runway, owen roberts international airport: Glenn Unusual questions! I d say the more populous areas probably have fewer mosquitoes (mainly because there is less stagnant water) eg George Town, Seven Mile Beach, some of West Bay. However, Cayman has a very active Mosquito Research & Control Unit...

Cayman Islands: WORK VISA FOR CAYMAN ISLAND, worst case scenario, work visa
worst case scenario, work visa, expatriate workers: Most businesses are covered by the requirements of the Business Staffing Plan Board (BSPB). These businesses have a larger number of expatriate workers. Permit applications made through the BSPB are usually processed within about two weeks after all paperwork...

Cayman Islands: Work Permits, work permit application, bankruptcy reorganization
work permit application, bankruptcy reorganization, criminal offence: One of the questions you must answer on an application for a work permit is: 18. Have you ever been bankrupt or owned shares, equity or rights in a non-public quoted company or been a director, manager, or officer of a company, partnership or entity which...

Cayman Islands: housing, housing, temporary housing
housing, temporary housing, overseas recruitment: There are provisions in the government s personnel regulations which allow for the possibility of paying for temporary housing for staff recruited from overseas. However, it does not appear that providing temporary housing is an absolute requirement. Some...

Cayman Islands: housing, cayman government, permanent visa
cayman government, permanent visa, everyday living: Hi Anthony - I hope you get the job there, but it ll be tough to go to work everyday living in such a beautiful place! As for housing, unless the school system provides this as part of their package that they may offer, you ll need to secure housing on your...

Cayman Islands: Job search in Cayman, biology chemistry, salary ranges
biology chemistry, salary ranges, cayman net news: Rochelle I would think that your chances are low. Before a job can be advertised to an expat, the firm has to prove that there is no Caymanian that they could appoint to the post. Therefore, if you are looking at an entry job, then you would be in direct...

Cayman Islands: Purchasing boat price & moorage Prices, term mooring, island yacht club
term mooring, island yacht club, cayman kai: Hi Betty - buying a boat in Cayman, what a dream! I hope you do. Well, as for prices of boats, that s tough to answer, it all depends on your budget. You can find a 25 boat for $25K or $125k, and whether new or used is a big factor along with amenities,...

Cayman Islands: WORK PERMIT, stams, blocklist
stams, blocklist, work permit: Ara I m sorry - I answered this last week, but for some reason it didn t send it to you. As long as it was looking for alternative employment and nothing more you should get another work permit. However, an employee usually has to be off island whilst...

Cayman Islands: work permit query, Cayman, work permit
Cayman, work permit, criminal record: All convictions must be disclosed on the work permit application along with the sentence imposed, regardless of how long ago the offense occurred. Since a police clearance is required, the offense will be disclosed to the Work Permit Board (or Business Plan...

Cayman Islands: housing, g town, grand cayman
g town, grand cayman, smu: Tom - housing on the island has a huge range, and just like the states, it s all about location, really. West Bay usually has lower prices than say G-town or SMB area. Harbor View Apts. in G-town is an option but you re still looking at somewhere north of...

Cayman Islands: Investing in Cayman, government immigration, gotocayman
government immigration, gotocayman, business license: Tanya First of all sorry for the delay in replying - had to take a few days holiday at short notice. This is really outside my expertise - I think it really depends on the level of investment that you are putting in. However, the folk at http://www.investcayman.ky/...

Cayman Islands: Where to live, hurricane ivan, cayman net news online
hurricane ivan, cayman net news online, real estate brokers: Sarah I think your main problem will be your dog - many landlords won t accept pets, so this may limit your choice. Cayman is generally considered a safe destination, but there are some parts of West Bay and George Town that you should probably avoid....

Cayman Islands: living in cayman island, recruitment websites, work permit application
recruitment websites, work permit application, ill need: Damian Sorry for the delay in replying - I had to go on leave at short notice. I think you first of all need to check the resources in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com It is your employer that needs to apply for the work permit, so therefore you...

Cayman Islands: MIGRATING TO CAYMANS, gotocayman, special circumstances
gotocayman, special circumstances, finding jobs: Tracey First of all, sorry for the delay in replying - I had to take leave at short notice. Have you checked my FAQ (http://www.gotocayman.com)? The process is that first of all you need to find a job. However, before a job can be offered to an expat,...

Cayman Islands: Moving to Grand Cayman, luck john, job offer
luck john, job offer, grand cayman: Hi Alex - congratulations on a job in paradise! As for where to live, there s really nothing cheap on SMB. There s an apt complex closer to Georgetown called Harbor View that can be reasonable. I knew a guy who used to live there. The other thing you may...

Cayman Islands: Renewal of the temporary work permit, hospitality sectors, seasonal work
hospitality sectors, seasonal work, work contract: There are two different types of temporary work permits. One type can be granted for up to six months and may be extended into a longer work permit of one or more additional years. The other type of temporary permit is a new seasonal work permit. The seasonal...

Cayman Islands: teaching positions, caymanian compass, master in public administration
caymanian compass, master in public administration, cayman net news: Janette Before a job can be advertised to an expat, the firm has to prove that there is no Caymanian that they could appoint to the post. Therefore, if you are looking at an entry job, then you would be in direct competition to Caymanian graduates, and...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit, previous convictions, work permit application
previous convictions, work permit application, expatriate employees: There are two possible routes for your application to be processed - by the Work Permit Board or by the Business Staffing Plan Board. Businesses with more than 15 expatriate workers are required to seek approval of a Business Staffing Plan detailing their...

Cayman Islands: Work permit, police background check, islamist extremists
police background check, islamist extremists, christian persons: An important reason an application for work permit would be rejected is if the Work Permit Board finds that a suitably qualified Caymanian applied for the position but the employer did not offer the Caymanian the job. In such a case any application for a work...

Cayman Islands: Dentist and Occupational Therapist, private dental clinics, work visa
private dental clinics, work visa, economic climate: A large portion of medical practitioners in Cayman are employed through the government s Health Services Authority. The HSA operates the George Town Hospital as well as district health clinics. There are also a variety of private dental clinics and the private...

Cayman Islands: Nurse Practitioner Positions, hyperbaric chamber, cost of living
Cayman Islands: Nurse Practitioner Positions, hyperbaric chamber, cost of living, casualty

Cayman Islands: Jobs in the Cayman Islands, caymanian compass, architecture firms
caymanian compass, architecture firms, leaving a job: Employment agencies in Cayman focus primarily on professional jobs in the financial services sector. While they may be able to assist with other positions I would not suggest leaving a job search solely to a placement agency. You may choose to pursue a direct...

Cayman Islands: Nurse Practitioner Positions, adult nurse practitioners, adult nurse practitioner
adult nurse practitioners, adult nurse practitioner, exact qualifications: A large portion of medical practitioners in Cayman are employed through the government s Health Services Authority. The HSA operates the George Town Hospital as well as district health clinics. In particular the district health clinics in the eastern districts...

Cayman Islands: RE: Family Living, grand caymans, real estate brokers
grand caymans, real estate brokers, baseball leagues: Kellie The public schools are generally only for Caymanians, and maybe for government employees, everyone else has to use private schools. Note that your husband will have to declare you and your children as dependencies on the work permit application that...

Cayman Islands: Relocation, grand cayman island, immigration dept
grand cayman island, immigration dept, nz embassy: Hi Pete - thanks for your kind words and ratings by the way. Let me know a few things to help me narrow down some areas for you. It d be helpful to know whether you want a condo/townhouse or single family home, your general budget, do you need a boat slip...

Cayman Islands: Second hand vehicles in Cayman Islands, second hand vehicles, second hand car
second hand vehicles, second hand car, cayman islands government: I delayed answering due to some ongoing decisions being made by the Cayman Government. There is a thriving exchange of used cars in Cayman. There are a few dealers, but the large majority of used vehicles sales are private transactions from one person to...

Cayman Islands: Cayman activities, grand cayman golf, swimming with dolphines
grand cayman golf, swimming with dolphines, caymanairways: Pam I m sorry, but neither of these activities are available in Grand Cayman. However, Cayman Brac has several cliffs that are popular for rock climbing and there are a few caves (see http://www.caymancaves.com/, http://www.caymanbraccaves.com/). There is...

Cayman Islands: cayman hospitality industry, temporary work permit, cayman compass
temporary work permit, cayman compass, cayman net news: Carrie Have you checked the resources in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com? Usually a business has to advertise a job to show that there are no Caymanians who want it before offering it to an expat. However, I think that if it is only a short-term position,...

Cayman Islands: Planning to move to Caymans in 2010, price waterhouse coopers, andersen deloitte
price waterhouse coopers, andersen deloitte, certified accountant: Hi Lonley - sorry for the delay in responding to you. As for obtaining employment in the Caymans, that really is hard to say. The fact that you re a CPA will certainly help however, I m uncertain as to the job economy there now. I would suggest you do some...

Cayman Islands: Question on The Job Hunt!, new immigration laws, work permit application
new immigration laws, work permit application, change of scenery: Julianne First of all you need to check out some of the resources in my FAQ at http://www.gotocayman.com Before an expat can be offered a job, the employer has to prove that there isn t a Caymanian that can do this - usually by placing an advert in the...

Cayman Islands: Student Housing, shared accommodation, cils
shared accommodation, cils, best bet: Delrah I am really surprised that the law school isn t helping you with this. I assume that you don t have much money, so therefore you are probably looking for shared accommodation. Your best bet is to check the classified adverts either in the online...

Cayman Islands: Chief engineer, 5 star hotel
Hi Ravindra - thanks for your question. I would think it quite possible to get a job in the Caymans. There are numerous hotels there, including a Ritz Carlton. As for finding the openings, I would search online for job postings in the Cayman islands. They...

Cayman Islands: citizenship
Al This is covered in the information on the Immigration Department website at http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524581&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL (and related pages on the website). There is a good website about moving/settling in...

Cayman Islands: Dependent visa, dependent visa, native english speaker
dependent visa, native english speaker, hospitality sector: John 1) Yes, a work permit can be altered to add a dependent. However, dependents are usually only approved if the monthly salary is over $3,000 for the first dependent and $500 for each subsequent dependent. Dependent can only be direct family; your...

Cayman Islands: owning a condo for personal use, chief immigration officer, immigration law
chief immigration officer, immigration law, section 66: Charlie This is covered by the immigration law and regulations (downloadable from http://www.immigration.gov.ky) 67. (1) Persons other than those referred to in section 66, and who are not prohibited immigrants, may be granted permission to land in the...

Cayman Islands: Toddler booster seats, correct child restraint, toddler booster seats
correct child restraint, toddler booster seats, booster seat: Michelle The Cayman Islands laws on children travelling in cars is being drafted now and requires that all children sit in the back seat and use the correct child restraint until they are either 53 inches (135 cm) in height or twelve years of age (whichever...

Cayman Islands: Visit with sailboat Cayman Islands, boat dealers, marinas
boat dealers, marinas, sailboat: Victor There are plenty or marinas that could do this for you. You may also need to consider if you want your yacht stored in or out of the water. Try some of these links: http://www.gotocayman.com/index.php?title=DirectoryB#Boat_Dealers http://www.caymanislandsyachtclub.com/...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit, work permit, getting a job
work permit, getting a job, doubts: Keisha If you intend to bring your son, he must be listed as a dependent on your work permit. However, the work permit boards usually would only approve a dependent on an application if the employee s monthly salary was over $3,000. Good luck! Robert ...

Cayman Islands: Work Permit, immigration laws, work permit
immigration laws, work permit, getting a job: Hi Keisha - thanks for your question. My advice would be to contact the Cayman Consulate in Jamaica and inquire about the rules for bringing along your 4 year old son. The immigration laws do change and they d be able to give you the right answer on how...

Cayman Islands: working on the cayman island
Hi Simone - thanks for your question. I really don t know what the salary would be for a hotel receptionist. If I were to guess, I d say $15-$20k. I would recommend doing some job posting searching online for the Cayman islands. You re right, it is expensive...

Cayman Islands: cheap food, bar snacks, farmers market
bar snacks, farmers market, cheap food: Yes, living in Cayman is expensive! I know that lots of bars have specials once a week that include bar snacks, etc, so it may be worth looking at the adverts in the local pepers. There is also a regular farmers market that may be worth checking out. Also,...

Cayman Islands: Finding a job, cayman compass, msc in management
cayman compass, msc in management, cayman islands government: Carol Caman is suffering badly in the recession. It relies heavily on the financial sector and touris,, both of which have suffered in the last few years. Before a job can be offered to an expat, the employer has to prove that there isn t a Caymanian that...

Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman Rebuilt Since Ivan?, island seven mile beach, regal beach club
island seven mile beach, regal beach club, villas of the galleon: Hi Vanessa - thanks for your question. You ll love GC and yes, it s totally rebuilt. You may still be able to see some damage remnants as you head south of Georgetown, but overall, it s repaired. As for condos on SMB, you have a ton of choices. It really...

Cayman Islands: Married by a family member, cruise ship passengers, john guinn
cruise ship passengers, john guinn, certified copy of birth certificate: Hi Meaghan, Congratulations. For a marriage ceremony to be legal an official representative must be in attendance. You should be able to arrange for your uncle to carry out some of the ceremony depending on the vows that you want to use. You would have...

Cayman Islands: Cayman, royal palms, g town
royal palms, g town, cruise ship: Hi Stacey - boy, there s so much to choose from on Cayman, and so little time to do anything. If you ve never done stingray city, that s a great highlight. Many options as far as tour companies go. If you want to just beach it, head to 7 mile beach via...

Cayman Islands: Domestic Partner, college grads, question thanks
college grads, question thanks, work contract: Scott - I believe you can do this, and if I remember correctly you need to come back to USA for I think 30 days and then you can go back to GC. A lot of the college grads that head to Cayman to work at the dive shops do this. Again, I d check with the consulate...

Cayman Islands: working in cayman, cayman compass, cayman net news
cayman compass, cayman net news, guidance note: Rachael Before an expat can be offered a job, the employer has to show that there aren t any Caymanians that can fill the post. This is usually complied with by advertising in one of the local daily newspapers (Cayman Compass, Cayman Net News). Both papers...

Cayman Islands: how much a fast food restaurant manager earns?, fast food restaurant, restaurant location
fast food restaurant, restaurant location, tax position: Elijah One of my contacts on Grand Cayman reckons that you should be offered something in the range CI$1,800 to CI$2,500 per month. Remember that there is no income tax in the Cayman Islands, but you may have to check what the tax position in your home country...

Cayman Islands: Money would be enought???, luck john, caymans
luck john, caymans, roommates: Hi Cristel - thanks for your question. I don t know for sure, but I d say your salary isn t enough to live there on your own. I would recommend you find several other people to live with, as rent in the Caymans s is eaily over your salary if you were to...

Cayman Islands: Relocating to Grand Cayman, peak tourist season, girlfriends boyfriends
peak tourist season, girlfriends boyfriends, immigration department: Stephanie Strictly speaking, I believe that it is illegal to seek/work on a job if you are entering as a tourist. Your immigration entry stamp is usually set at about 30 days (depending on the return date on your air ticket), but this can be extended by...

Cayman Islands: working permit under business staffing plan, hr manager, company business
hr manager, company business, february 17: I asked one of my contacts who is an HR manager in Cayman. Her response was: Can t predict the time frame as there are over 400 plans now and only 4 staff manning their approvals and renewals, so its hard to say. The temp could have been refused if the...

Cayman Islands: diving, cayman diving, resort course
cayman diving, resort course, PADI: Hi Linda - thanks for your question. Yes, the dive shops do offer certification classes. However it s a longer process than a day or 2. Typically, a PADI or NAUI basic open water certification is a 3 day event and can get pretty expensive in the islands....

Cayman Islands: Internship, tourism and hospitality management, early autumn
tourism and hospitality management, early autumn, job employments: Lin I ve never seen internships advertised, and in any case I would have expected these to be offered to Caymanians, based on the principle that internships don t pay and that Cayman is a very expensive place to live. Even for short-term jobs, the rules...

Cayman Islands: job, canadian visa, cayman net news
canadian visa, cayman net news, home on time: Cavan You don t say what your skill set is, so I can t give specific help. However, the general principle is: 1) Look at the adverts for jobs. Get a subscription to the local newspapers. Note that Cayman Net News is published on-line daily at http://www.caymannetnews.com...

Cayman Islands: work permit, genuine reason, exceptional circumstances
genuine reason, exceptional circumstances, local issue: Karolina Sorry for the delay in replying - I was trying to seek advice from a contact who works in HR in Cayman. Unfortunately they appear to be on holiday at the moment, so I can t really add much. It isn t clear if the rejection was because of your...

Cayman Islands: Elementary Teaching Positions on CI, reading specialist certification, cayman netnews
reading specialist certification, cayman netnews, walden university: Joann Before an expat can take a job in Cayman, the employer has to show that there are no Caymanians that can fill the position. The usual way of achieving this is to advertise the position in the local press (Caymanian Compass or Cayman NetNews). Fortunately...

Cayman Islands: Salary question, fine dining restaurant, ballpark estimate
fine dining restaurant, ballpark estimate, executive chef: Felix Sorry for the delay in replying, but I have had to check with one of my contacts on Cayman who used to work for the Hyatt. She reports that their executive chef was on a salary of about CI$80,000 plus benefits, but he was in charge of all the restaurants....

Cayman Islands: Seven miles beach water sport, royal palms, wave runner
royal palms, wave runner, waverunners: Hi Sam - thanks for your question. This is an easy one! Waverunners are found all over the place on 7MB. You can get them from the Marriott, from the Royal Palms, and other places in between. Rates are typically $60-70 per half hour. Have fun! John...

Cayman Islands: VISA TO GRAND CAYMAN, non immigrant visa, immigration department
non immigrant visa, immigration department, cruise liner: Yes, I believe that you would need a visa. See the Cayman Islands Immigration Department Webster at http://www.immigration.goy.ky The legislation does not differentiate on arrivals by air or from a cruise ship, so I guess that you would need a visa to disembark...

Cayman Islands: wedding in Grand Cayman, 25th wedding anniversary, online ordained minister
25th wedding anniversary, online ordained minister, family cruise: Revised Answer Dear Staci, What a great tradition. My wife and I renewed our vows while staying on Grand Cayman, so that can be easily arranged by a local wedding planner. We used www.celebrationsltd.com and held the ceremony at the Wharf Restaurant http://www.wharf.ky/...

Cayman Islands: RN positions, public health department, cayman islands government
public health department, cayman islands government, government recruitment: Stef I think that your qualification would be accepted, especially as medical emergencies tend to get evacuated to hospitals in Miami. The bad news is that Cayman is really suffering from the recession, so any jobs are few. Also, there is a moratorium...

Cayman Islands: travel documents, travel state gov, john guinn
travel state gov, john guinn, valid passport: Dear Nicole, Thank you for your question. Yes you do need a valid passport to visit the Cayman Islands. Your passport should be valid for six months after date of return. You will also need proof of a return flight. This requirement came into force...

Cayman Islands: ACCA FINALIST, accounting jobs, grand cayman
accounting jobs, grand cayman: Hi Sabastain - thanks for your question. The best advice I can give you is to begin searching online for accounting firms that have offices in Grand Cayman. There are also over 400 banks that have a presence there. Find the ones you d be interested in working...

Cayman Islands: Driving Licence, dsb, gov uk
dsb, gov uk, grand cayman: Hi Renard, Thank you for your question. Please visit the following link http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/MotoringDecisionTrees/ExchangeaTestPassorForeignLicence/can_you_drive_in_gb.dsb?DPF0=%26DPF1=1%26vgsubmit=%C2%A0+Next%C2%A0+ Kind Regards...

Cayman Islands: How long can i stay without a visa?, work visa, gotocayman
work visa, gotocayman, many thanks: Olivia Entry requirements depend on nationality - see http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524545&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL for details of which nationalities require visas. Generally as a tourist you can stay up to six months. However,...

Cayman Islands: Medical forms for a temporary permit, chest x ray, exam doctor
chest x ray, exam doctor, hiv test: Des Sorry for the delay in replying - I had to check with one of my contacts who understands how the immigration and work permit process works. Their response: No a new xray would not be required however depending on when the new application goes up,...

Cayman Islands: moving to cayman, wedding rules, gotocayman
wedding rules, gotocayman, trust accounting: Sue You need to understand the rules on working/visiting Cayman. Depending on your nationality (some need visas), you can visit Cayman as a visitor, initially for up to three months. You are expected to be able to support yourself, without needing to work....

Cayman Islands: Relocating to Grand Cayman, cayman compass, compass website
cayman compass, compass website, cayman net news: Gillian Congratulations on persuading your firm to allow you to transfer! First of all, in theory your fiancee isn t allowed to visit the island with the expectation of trying to find a job. see: http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524786%26_dad=portal%26_schema=PORTAL...

Cayman Islands: Visiting while a temporary permit is under appeal, chief immigration officer, immigration department
chief immigration officer, immigration department, exceptional circumstances: Des I m sorry but according to the Immigration Department Website at http://www.immigration.gov.ky/pls/portal/url/page/immhome/workinghere/workpermits/temppermits Important note: a prospective employee may not normally be in the Cayman Islands when the...

Cayman Islands: Grocery stores, cayman islands yellow pages, grocery store manager
cayman islands yellow pages, grocery store manager, sports promoters: Doug I don t recognise Cook s or Holly s as names of grocery stores. Foster s is by far the biggest chain with five branches. Hurley s only has one outlet (the other was demolished when Hurricane Ivan blew through and hasn t been rebuild), and the other...

Cayman Islands: Residency, ann marie, birth certificate
ann marie, birth certificate, schema: Ann Marie Reading the information at http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524657&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL seems to indicate that you should actually be resident (and probably working) at the time of the application. However, if you were...

Cayman Islands: Buying property in Grand Cayman- Financing, cayman islands real estate, uk buy to let mortgage
cayman islands real estate, uk buy to let mortgage, interest only mortgages: Jenna Yes, it is possible for foreign ownership of property - you do not need to be resident. Most mortgages are repayment - and you usually need to discuss your requirements directly with the bank manager. Cayman National appears to offer a mortgage...

Cayman Islands: Job Opportunities, cayman compass, cayman net news
cayman compass, cayman net news, caycompass: Siddharth Cayman is really suffering in the recession, and the number of job opportunities is drastically down on a few years ago. However, the process is still the same. Before an expat can be hired, the employer has to prove that there isn t a Caymanian...

Cayman Islands: What is KY, cayman islands government, encyclo
cayman islands government, encyclo, postcodes: .ky is the internet suffix for the Cayman Islands in the same way that .fr is for France or .ca is for Canada (eg the website of the Cayman Islands Government is www.gov.ky) KY is also the suffix on all Cayman postcodes. Regards Robert References:...

Cayman Islands: Permit issues, immigration department, immigration law
immigration department, immigration law, industry sector: Talisa I m sorry for the delay in replying, but I have been trying to get one of my contacts who works in HR to comment. Unfortunately I think they are away at the moment, so haven t had a reply yet. If they do reply soon, I ll let you know. However,...

Cayman Islands: a spouse visa, spouse visa question, relevant work experience
spouse visa question, relevant work experience, english vocab: The lack of a spell-checker on here doesn t help I included the job description as I found it when trying to find information for you on Eagle House - the rehabilitation centre. I am not aware that they are recruiting at the moment. Certainly would...

Cayman Islands: Traveling to the Cayman Islands, visitors visa, immigration department
visitors visa, immigration department, studying in canada: Allana The information on the Immigration Department website at http://www.immigration.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=1608,2524736&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL isn t specific on this, so I would suggest that you contact the Immigration Department directly (e-mails...

Cayman Islands: Getting a visa, qualified social worker, immigration experts
qualified social worker, immigration experts, getting a visa: Tennille answers to some of your questions. Para2 - temporary work permits can take anything between a few days and a couple of weeks - really depends on the urgency of the case as submitted by the employer. I think it would be better to get married...

Cayman Islands: Changing Visa in Cayman Island, chief immigration officer, student visa application
chief immigration officer, student visa application, immigration act: Clara First of all I suggest that you read all of the Immigration Act and Regulations downloadable from http://www.immigrations.gov.ky My reading of this is that you would have to apply for your student visa before entering Cayman. Section 83 (8) states:...

Cayman Islands: Employment, www google co uk, cayman islands yellow pages
www google co uk, cayman islands yellow pages, other useful resources: Shawn I have to say that I think your chances are not good. Cayman is suffering from the recession (for example, see http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.cayman27.com.ky/news/item/8247&ct=ga&cad=CAEQAhgAIAAoATABOAFA45aj6QRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=93Q2yKAT9_o&usg=AFQjCNE-uVNMPMGexkfFI7G7iCI0l-hHfw)...

Cayman Islands: employment from cayman to US, us immigration department, grand cayman island
us immigration department, grand cayman island, pizza: Hi Fenando - thanks for your question. I believe it is possible and would recommend that your friend contact the US Immigration department to find out the rules and process to follow to transfer to the US. His employer may be quite helpful in this effort...

Cayman Islands: Job Opportunities in Cayman, big four accounting firms, qualified accountant
big four accounting firms, qualified accountant, shore environment: Sasha Things are still very tough in Cayman. Some smaller financial institutions have moved out of Cayman for a variety of reasons, including the need to declare income of EU depositers to EU governments, drop in demand for services, roll-over policy, etc....

Cayman Islands: moving to cayman to work - british citizen, local news papers, work permit application
local news papers, work permit application, sworn affidavit: Nordia As a Brit, you don t need a visa to visit Cayman, but this would only cover you as a tourist/visitor up to three months. As a visitor, you are not allowed to work or week work whilst on the island. It isn t clear from your query - is your father-in-law...

Cayman Islands: opening up restaurant, living in thailand, opening a business
living in thailand, opening a business, thai cafe: Hi Jarinee - thanks for your question. There are numerous laws and regulations about opening a business in Cayman. The major issue is that it must be 40% owned by a Caymanian so you ll have to have partners. In addition, there are significant fees associated...

Cayman Islands: Re-Entry Inquiry, immigration official, leaving the islands
immigration official, leaving the islands, definite answer: Morgan I think that your situation is quite complicated, so I m not sure I can give you a definite answer. However, I am asking one of my contacts (who works in HR and understands the immigration and work permit process better) what they think about your...

Cayman Islands: searching for someone, immigration department, electoral roll
immigration department, electoral roll, gover: Hi Leigh - thanks for your question. I assume you ve tried all sorts of internet searching already with no success. Maybe you could try contacting the Caymanian immigration department since they ll have to have records of everyone living in Cayman. The...