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50.000 Registered Pet Sitters • 2 Million Visits • 98% 5-Stars Reviews
- Samantha F.
Five stars isn't enough. Luciana was amazing. Not only did she do a wonderful job taking care of our cat, but she kept us updated every single day with lots of pictures and detailed updates. It made our trip SO much more relaxing to know that the cat was happy. Our cat is usually very anxious and shy around strangers, but He LOVED Luciana and so did we!
- Jake C.
Heather was awesome whilst we were away over Christmas, returned home to find Flea very relaxed and content. Great communication from the start, really friendly and sent us lots of nice photos. Would definitely recommend her and will be in touch for future trips!
- Joel, Ila and Vanda.
The best review I can leave is that when we got home we felt that Avon and Marlo felt like they had been loved whilst we were away. They were calm, sociable and very happy when we all got together again. The level of communication was brilliant - lots of pictures on Whatsapp. We were just extremely happy with Dani - her care and her attitude were exceptional.
- Becky D.
This was my first time using a cat sitter and I feel very lucky that I got Isha. Charlie is a rescue cat, and kennels were just not working out for her, so this was the perfect solution. Getting daily pictures, and coming back to a happy cat means that I will definitely contact Isha again when I go away. She's clearly a massive cat lover, so I can't recommend her enough.
- Giles F.
It's quite a leap of faith giving a stranger the keys to your home, let alone the responsibility for your beloved pet. But from the initial contact, Meylin was kind, professional and attentive. She took care of our shy cat for a week and regularly updated us with pictures, videos and messages. We are confident that all our cat's needs were met, and more.
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Cat sitters can offer daily visits or overnight stays. All sitters can set their own fees.
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Cat Sitting Advice - FAQs
What to expect from an in-home cat sitting service
Daily cat sitting services can start from 10 $ per visit and should last 20-40 minutes. This allows your kitty to get fresh food & water, a cleaned litter box, lots of affection and a chance to play. You can also look forward to reassuring daily updates and photos of your cat while you’re away.
Avoid the stress of a cat boarding facility and return home to happy, relaxed kitties enjoying the comforts of their own home.
How to become a cat sitter?
To become a cat sitter with Cat in a Flat, simply register and submit your profile. We will take you through a step by step process and let you know if you have been approved.
The amount you can earn as a cat sitter depends on the level of service you provide. Most cat sitters charge 12 - 18 $ for a once-daily home visit or 18 - 30 $ to drop in twice a day. Cat sitters usually charge 20 - 50 $ for overnight cat sitting stays. You can look after more than one household of cats at a time if they only need daily home visits. Many cat sitters also charge a little extra for additional services such as watering the plants. More expensive cat sitters tend to be the ones with more experience and who can administer medication.
For more advice and tips on how to become a cat sitter, read here.
How do I find a trustworthy cat sitter?
All of our sitters agree to a Code of Conduct to offer the best care to your cat.
All cat sitters are covered by the Cat in a Flat Guarantee providing an extra peace of mind for cat owners. Cat in a Flat is a cat-loving community – our sitters really care about cats. We encourage our members to rate and review cat sitters honestly.
Read more on how to find a trusted cat sitter here.
How does cat sitting work?
A cat sitting visit includes feeding your cat, changing the water, cleaning the litter box, playtime and cuddles. A cat sitter will also send you regular updates about your pet. Cat in a Flat’s 5-star sitters offer a personalized cat sitting service that is suitable for cats of all ages and health. Cat sitting is a great alternative to cat boarding.
Here's how to find the best cat sitter for you:
- Enter your ZIP code to be matched to trustworthy cat sitters in your area.
- Read the vetted cat sitters profiles and reviews
- Create an account for free and chat with your selected cat sitters
- Invite your favorite cat sitter around for a free Meet & Greet
- Once you’re happy with your choice of cat sitter, confirm the booking to activate/validaate our Cat in a Flat Guarantee.
For more information watch our Guide to Cat Sitting.