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Excellent service...Willamina (the cat) is very happy with her new style!!
She did exactly what was needed and more :) will hire her again in future if possible
Katrina was an amazing cat sitter and plant waterer while we were out of the country over the holidays. She sent us pics and videos of our cat every day and went beyond cat sitting by offering to help out with little things she saw around the house, definitely knew our kitty and house were in great hands! Highly recommend her and we will definitely have her take care of our cat next time we are out of town. Thanks Katrina!
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Thank you Linda for taking good care of my cat while away. I appreciated receiving photos and updates everyday!
Cat sitter and watering plants
So patient thank you Scowy looks awesome
Cat grooming and clipping
Catherine has great knowledge about cat and she treats the cat kindly and nicely. She know how to deal with the cat to get the job done.
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Top Cat Care related questions
In most cases and for most of these services, no. Your cat care specialist usually has most of the tools and equipment to deliver their services, whether it’s for boarding, grooming, training or watching over your precious pussycat. But if you have any toys, special food or treats, a favourite blanket or another item that your cat likes, feel free to provide these to calm them and make them feel safe.
The time can vary and depends on how many services on the cat care menu you take. Cat grooming can take at least an hour to complete if they are a short-haired breed, or longer if they have thick, long fur. Cat boarding depends on how long you book your cat’s stay, cat training can take a few minutes over several days, and cat sitting depends on how long you need someone to watch over your cat while you’re away.
Yes! If you offer cat care services as a business and find yourself short-handed, you can hire Taskers to help you service your feline clients. You only have to make a detailed post about your jobs to attract Taskers with the right skills, experience and a passion for cat care. You can hire Taskers for almost any job you can imagine, including house sitting and pet door assembly. This is a purrfect way to find people to boost your staff!
One way to find out is by doing some research on them. Some cat sitters have worked years to build a good reputation, so it helps to ask the people who have already entrusted their favourite felines to them. In Airtasker’s case, you can see reviews and ratings from a cat sitter’s past clients. You can also arrange to meet a cat sitter personally, introduce your kitty to them and see how they interact.
If you’re away from home for an extended period, having a cat sitter go to your home can give the impression that it’s never empty. Burglars may think twice about breaking in if they see that someone actually “lives” in the house and has a pet to look after. Not only does your cat get the company and care they need even while you’re away, but you also have someone that acts as a deterrent to would-be intruders.
That depends on how long you’re going to be away from home and your budget. Either way of taking care of your cat is OK, as your cat is hardly ever alone and someone feeds them and changes their litter. Most importantly, it’s a matter of what you’re more comfortable with - leaving your cat in another location or having someone else enter your home to check-in and care for your cat.
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What do cat care services include?
Cat care services include all the tasks and activities that can ensure that your cat is well taken care of when you have to be away from home and can’t bring along your precious pet. The service consists of cat grooming, cat boarding, cat sitting, and cat training. You can avail of these services in any combination you need.
Cat boarding is a purrfect service you can use when you expect to be away from home for days at a time. This is a better alternative to leaving your cat completely alone at home, and you don’t have anyone to check in on them and feed them regularly. Your cat care specialist can take in your favourite feline and ensure that their daily needs are met, such as giving them clean and warm beddings, provide them with their own litter box, food, play and exercise.
Cat care specialists can attend to your cat’s grooming needs. They can trim their overgrown nails, cut overgrown and matted patches of fur, and comb them. Your cat care specialist may bathe your cat if necessary or if you ask them to do so. The cat is bathed while they are gently restrained with a cat harness, and warm water from a non-spray hose is used to avoid stressing or traumatising your precious kitty.
A gentle cat shampoo is applied then rinsed off, then your cat care specialist uses several soft towels to dry them. Some specialists may use a hairdryer on the lowest setting to avoid stressing them. They may also use combs to keep their fur from bunching up and help in drying your cat’s coat.
If you prefer not to board your cat, cat care specialists can go to your home to keep your cat company and feed them while you’re away. You can also drop them off at the cat specialist’s location, and they can look after your cat - you can choose which arrangement is more convenient for you. Cat care specialists can look after them on the days you schedule and for a specified length of time.
Cat care specialists can clean and refill their water and food dishes, change their kitty litter, and take some time to play with them using their favourite toys. Your hired specialist can feed your cat with any particular food if they’re on a strict diet, and apply any medication as necessary if your kitty is an elderly cat.
Your cat care specialist can train your cat to do a variety of tricks like learn how to use the toilet. Some cat care specialists may be able to teach them to do simple tricks like how to shake hands, respond when their name is called, or even “beg” for food. The training that your cat care specialist may offer can vary, so discuss what you’d like your cat to learn and what they can train your cat to do.
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Epping NSW, Australia
3rd Dec 2023
I have a domestic short hair cat who is 6 year old. She is an indoor cat, She is cute, quiet and well behaved. She loves to be around people. Her vaccination is up to date, I will be away during Xmas between 18dec and 29 December. So need to send her to boarding ideally she can have a quiet place to stay during this period, I only have one cat so don’t know how she would get along with other pets or not. I prefer she have private space and have play time every day. I can provide food toys and take her to your place. I live in Epping so hope to find someone who lives nearby. If you want to accept this job please let me know your experience, living conditions, and also how many pets you are hosting - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 18 December 2023
CAT SITTER TO LOOK AFTER MY FRIENDLY CAT
North Sydney NSW, Australia
3rd Dec 2023
Looking for an animal friendly host to look after my pet cat from Thursday 21st December - Tuesday 9th January. - Host my cat at their own home for the duration of the dates - Must feed twice a day (morning and night) - Clean the litter box once a day (I put this in the bathroom and scoop her poop in the bin) - Offer pats and cuddles for my cat - all food, litter will be provided - you just need to have her at your place - indoor cat only - she won’t be allowed outside at all She is well behaved, very friendly and extremely gentle (she does not bite or scratch you). She is very relaxed and sleeps over 16 hours a day, she will be very easy to look after. She also loves people so if you have friends and guests she will say hello by cuddling beside them - Due date: Before Thursday, 21 December 2023
Cat grooming for two cats
Doncaster VIC, Australia
3rd Dec 2023
Need fur trimmed and general grooming or two cats - Due date: Before Sunday, 10 December 2023
Wyndham Vale VIC 3024, Australia
3rd Dec 2023
Mind my turkish angora 1yr old cat from 23rd to 27th dec in your place, with space/ time outside, and space/ time inside. Prefer close to my place, can drop off and pick up. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 December 2023
Grantham Farm NSW, Australia
2nd Dec 2023
Hello Due to travelling overseas for 5 weeks , I need a home for my two yrs old kitten. She is very clean , quiet and never a trouble maker . She would prefer a house with no other pets and can be around kids . Food and litter will be provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 10 December 2023
Looking for Mobile Cat Groomer
Ultimo NSW, Australia
1st Dec 2023
Need someone to wash and groom our cat. She doesn’t travel well so need a mobile groomer to come to her. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, December 3, 2023
Cat Boarding for 2 Days
Dundas NSW 2117, Australia
30th Nov 2023
Hey guys, I'm in need of someone to look after my cat for 2 nights as I am moving house at the moment. Her name is Peaches and she is extremely low maintenance and a happy girl - Due date: Flexible
Mobile cat grooming please
Southport QLD, Australia
30th Nov 2023
I’m in need of a mobile cat groomer for my two Devon Rex’s; both are incredibly affectionate and have never been hostile towards anyone so there shouldn’t be any issues i simply don’t have the time. Hoping to have them done before i go away on Saturday 🤞🏻🤞🏻 - Due date: Before Saturday, 2 December 2023
Great work, super friendly and awesome with my cats
Cat sitter and water plants (2adult cats, 3 2 wk old kittens
Port Melbourne VIC, Australia
29th Nov 2023
All I need done is to come over to my house once a day and feed my 2 adult cats and 3 newborn kittens (2 weeks old), And water the plants, From the 21st of December to the 1st Of February. 5 weeks all up I will give you a house key to be able to come in everyday to feed the cats. I will give further more detailed job description once I find a suitable person. You should live close to port Melbourne area as you will be coming over once a day to feed the cats and water the plants. Must be reliable and responsible and know how to care for cats. I’ll pay $1,200 in cash for the 5 weeks all up. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 21 December 2023
Cat Groomer- house visit
St Kilda VIC, Australia
24th Nov 2023
Experienced Cat Groomer needed to do a lion cut on my 3 year old RagDoll. He doesn’t do well when he leaves the house for grooming so will be slightly unsettled but works well if I am here to comfort him St Kilda location - Due date: Flexible
Alice was incredible with my Ragdoll who was very agitated. Great Lion Cut, attention to detail and patient. Highly recommended for cat grooming
Cat sitter in Doncaster area
Doncaster VIC, Australia
14th Nov 2023
Feed our cat Pinky as she’ll be in cat enclosure. Come 18 and 19 November early in the evening through a side gate. Let her out onto grass for a little play and a few photos.Leave some crunchies for her and fresh water. Thanks. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 November 2023
Melanie is a great cat sitter and didn’t mind travelling to complete task. Highly recommend.
Cat sitting (visit and feed)
Enoggera QLD, Australia
28th Oct 2023
I am going to be away next week (from the 3rd to the 11th of November) and need someone to visit my house to check up on my indoor cats. I have an automatic feeder and water bubbler, so really all I would need is somebody to clean out their litter, maybe give them some wet food and make sure their dry food and water levels aren't low. The cats will probably hide when they hear a stranger enter, but some wet food might tempt them out of hiding if you'd like to see them. I will leave out multiple litters, so you wouldn't need to visit them every day (unless you can/wanted to) but at least 3 times or every second day would be ideal. Usually a friend of mine would visit while I'm away, but they are unavailable this time so I'd like to find someone who I can trust in the house with my little fur babies :) - Due date: Before Saturday, 11 November 2023
Bella did a great job of taking care of my cats while I was away for a week. She was very quick to respond to messages and followed all instructions perfectly.
Crestmead QLD, Australia
26th Oct 2023
Looking for experienced cat sitter. I have an 8 month old kitten that requires baby sitting from the 3rd - 6th (3 nights, 4 days) as I have to go interstate on short notice. Everything that the cat needs will be provided. Would prefer if you have no pets, as my cat has no experience being with other cats. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 3 November 2023
Amy was excellent with our cat. She kept us updated and made it an easy process for us!
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Mascot NSW 2020, Australia
10th Oct 2023
I require a cat groomer, nail clipping, wash and dry, health check, de-matting. Medium/long hair. 1.5 years old. - Due date: Friday 13th - Due date: Before Friday, 13 October 2023
Gemma was excellent. Caring, gentle and with a cat whose never been groomed before. She had great knowledge, and was attentive to detail. Highly recommended.
Cat sit my cat
Teneriffe QLD, Australia
29th Sep 2023
Looking for a cat sitter in and around Brisbane for 5 nights: 30 sept -5 October. Lancelot is a 2 year old Maine Coon with the most lovely, cuddly personality. He enjoys brushes and snuggles and being fed. He warms to everyone and has frequently been described as “the best cat I’ve ever met”! He doesn’t scratch or bite, but will make biscuits on you if you stay still long enough. Happy to bring Lancelot over to your house and collect him after. He is microchipped, fully vaxxed, and indoors only. I will provide supplies (food and kitty litter and toys which he never plays with.) Ideally no other pets would be in the home, but I’m open to negotiations!
Ali was so helpful, so good to reply and such a good babysitter for Lancelot. Thank you very much for everything you did this week- would love to work with you again!
Cat sitter to quote
Malvern East VIC, Australia
18th Sep 2023
I need a cat sitter to feed my cat twice a day this coming weekend, preferably someone who lives in Malvern east or close that can do it at an affordable cost, she will be at my new place with the amount of food dry and wet, the water to be replaced if this could be done morning and afternoon both Saturday and Sunday - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023
Complete pro! Worth it completely my kitten was spoilt in the best way! Thanks Prue so much
Heathmont VIC, Australia
15th Aug 2023
Need someone to take care of our cat at their place for a week from 21st to 28th October. Will provide food and cat litter supplies. About Rio: he is a beautiful boy, 9 years old this month. Loves cuddles and pets. And is a bit of a foodie. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 21 October 2023
D has been wonderful with our cat to the point where, when we turned up to pick him up he didn’t want to leave. That says a lot of the level of care she provides. Also loved regular updates with photos. Thanks D will definitely be reaching out again soon.
Neutral Bay NSW, Australia
30th Jul 2023
We are travelling for 3 weeks from the 31st Aug till 24th September. Looking for someone to take care of our cat, Toby at their place, not ours. He's a friendly 10-month-old common house cat and enjoys playing around and relaxing at night. We will pay for the food etc. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 31 August 2023
Hollie was a great catsitter. She took excellent care of our cat and kept in contact every day on how he was going
Cat grooming (wash, clip and nail clip)
Doncaster VIC, Australia
11th Jul 2023
Wanting my cat clipped, washed and nails cut. - Due date: Flexible
Great service, my cat Panda was groomed to perfection!
Cat sitting my cat overnight
Notting Hill VIC 3168, Australia
18th Jun 2023
Hi there, I'm looking for a trustworthy and experienced person to catsit Socks overnight on Tuesday the 20th of June as I'm having repair work performed at my apartment. Socks is 2 years old, and is very affectionate. She can be a little shy to start with but warms up to people quickly and then tends to be quite playful. Also enjoys a good cuddle :) There are some conditions: - The successful tasker would need to be able to collect Socks on the Tuesday and drop her back to me after 5pm Wednesday the 21st of June as I cannot currently drive due to a medical condition (I live in Notting Hill by Monash Uni - can be fairly flexible on pick up time, I work 9 - 5:30pm but can come home if an afternoon pick up suits you better) -Socks is an indoors cat so she would need to stay inside at all times - Socks has had no real exposure to other animals so would need to be in her own area while staying with you Socks is up to date with vaccinations and flea and worming treatments. I can also provide food, food and water bowls, litter box and litter, and toys from home which she enjoys playing with. Any other questions, please ask. Happy to negotiate price if required. Thanks for looking, have a great rest of your weekend. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 20 June 2023
Anita was great to work with, very friendly, genuine and a great communicator who was really happy to care for Socks. Appreciated her keeping me updated with how Socks was going while with her, and she came home very happy. Will be using Anita to catsit going forward, would recommend to all. Thank you!