Meet The Team

Nikki, owner of Busy Bee Critter Sitter

Nikki…

… co-owns and operates Busy Bee Critter Sitters along with business partner, Eleanor Kelly. She has a special love for cats and cats have a special love for her! Nikki has a degree in Animal Biology and has spent years working with a rescue and fostering cats. While cats may be her passion, she is a lover of all animals, and will give just as much love to you dog or any other critter you may have!

Eleanor, owner Busy Bee Critter Sitter

Eleanor…

…co-owns and operates Busy Bee Critter Sitters along with business partner, Nina Poletti. Animals have always been an important part of Eleanor’s life. While completing her B.A. at UofT she worked as a vet assistant and kennel attendant gaining experience administering medications, caring for injuries and dealing with animals with a wide range of behavioural and medical needs. Eleanor frequently assists with wild bird banding and is interested in animal communication techniques, including dog training and natural horsemanship. Eleanor volunteers with Grand River All Breed Animal Rescue and houses foster pets until they are adopted. She also does Wildlife Rescue Driving for GHS and assists a few rescue organizations with education and outreach. Her own menagerie has included ferrets, rats, cats, dogs, and a hamster!

Natalie G, employee at Busy Bee Critter Sitter

Natalie…

just graduated from the University of Guelph studying Political Science. She aspires to be an animal rights lawyer, giving a voice to all animals. She has always had such a strong passion for every type of creature, and grew up with dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs, sheep and goats! She spends her time volunteering at the Guelph Humane Society giving quality one on one time with the dogs and cats there. She also spends most of her time with her beautiful boxer dog Meeka, out on hikes enjoying the outdoors. 

Danielle, employee at Busy Bee Critter Sitters

Caitlin…

…has a degree in Social Anthropology and Sociology, but has always worked primarily with animals due to her affinity with them. She’s certified in Pet First Aid and has experience working in pet stores, shelters and even a reptile zoo! While she loves all animals, dogs are her passion. She is the proud mom of her two dogs, Bosco and Princess.

Nicola, employee at Busy Bee Critter Sitter

Nicola…

…. has spent a lifetime living, caring, and working with all sorts of animals. She grew up in England amidst ponies, dogs, and guinea pigs. As a teenager she moved to the US where she qualified and worked as a riding instructor and horse trainer. She now lives in Guelph where she raises her human family who care for guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, a cat and Nicola’s beloved dog, Tigger.