Originally Posted by MarkSF
How has a cat sitter been problematic? The only problem from our point of view has been cost. The cat sitter feeds them, spends a half hour interacting with them, brings in the mail and any packages. Works very well. It's going to work out expensive for a long cruise
Maybe change your cat sitter?
The OP indicated certain tendencies of one of his cats that make leaving the cats at home -- or in someone else's home -- a poor choice, and he has the same worries for the boat.