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Brenda was very caring to my cat while I was on holidays. She is now happy to be home.
I need cat sitting for 10 days
Jenny has done excellent job taking my cat during we were away and kept us updated every 1 or 2 days. Thanks Jenny, much appreciated! And 100% we are happy and would like to come to you again next time!
My cat didn't want to come home! Jenny was a fantastic sitter - Bailey was well cared for, fed and watered, whilst Jenny kept us regularly updated. Also very easy to deal with. Will use her again and highly recommend.
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Great help watching watching the cat for me while I was out of town!
Cat sitting Nov 6th to Nov 18th
Jenny was great and Kitty didn’t want to come home. 🙄 Jenny administered Kitty’s medication and kept me informed regularly of how she was doing. Would definitely recommend Jenny for cat sitting and use her service again.
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Why hire a cat sitter through Airtasker?
Are you going to be away for a time and can’t find someone to look after your cat? Can’t find a cat boarding facility nearby? Don’t leave your cat alone, and hire an expert cat sitter on Airtasker. You can employ the service even on short notice.
Make a post on Airtasker. Include all the crucial details like your location, your cat’s breed, age, any special needs they have and their name so they can get acquainted with the cat sitter. Be sure to mention your budget and the days you’ll need a cat sitter to look after and care for your precious kitty while you’re away.
Interested cat sitters will approach you about the job and give you a free quote. You can see reviews and ratings on each cat sitter. Once you’ve hired a Tasker and agreed on the budget, they go to care for your cat, and you pay after the job’s done. It can be that easy and straightforward to find a capable cat sitter, so use the pink button now!
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Top Cat Sitting related questions
Your hired cat sitter is an expert and comes prepared with all the necessary tools along with years of experience. What you may provide are any of your cat’s favourite food, treats, toys and blankets to make your cat more comfortable and feel more secure. If your cat has any medical issues, you can provide their medication and dosage instructions for your cat sitter to administer them. Remember to provide the key to access your home or flat!
The time and duration of the service depends on your cat’s needs. If your cat has unique needs and can’t be alone, your sitter can make daily visits and stay for at least an hour to ensure your cat has their food and water bowls filled. They can give them any medication if required. Some cat sitters may stay longer to keep your cat company, but this can cost extra.
Yes! You can hire a Tasker to assist if you operate a cat sitting service business. All you have to do is make a post with all the essential details on Airtasker. You’ll find that there are Taskers for a wide range of jobs, even uncommon ones like big cat sitting, house cleaning, house sitting, babysitting and cat grooming services! Just be specific in your post to attract the right Taskers.
Before deciding on a cat sitter, do a background check on them. Ask for references, and take the time to talk to a sitter’s former clients. If you’re checking out sitters on Airtasker, pore through the reviews and check the ratings on cat sitters you’re looking at hiring. Should you have the time, arrange a meeting with a potential cat sitter and take your cat along to observe how the sitter interacts with your kitty.
A cat sitter should visit cats in their care every 24 hours. A lot can happen in the time that your cat is left alone, so it’s best to have someone check in every day. Having a cat sitter check in on them this often may reduce the chances of developing extreme separation anxiety. A cat sitter who visits every 24 hours can ensure they have a clean litter box and always have food and water.
That depends on your budget and how comfortable you are about having someone visit or stay in your home. Both a cat sitter and a house sitter need access to your home, but the cat sitter is more concerned with your cat and doesn’t usually stay. A house sitter can stay and care for your cat and look after your house and its contents, but this can incur additional costs.
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What do cat sitting services include?
The cat sitting service includes all the tasks and activities necessary to care for your cat while you’re away. This involves feeding and medicating your cat if required, sending you updates, having some playtime and cleaning out their litter box as necessary.
Feeding and playing with your cat
Your hired cat sitter can go to your home to feed your cat. This may include cleaning your cat’s food and water bowls and cleaning them out after your cat has eaten. Your cat sitter can give your cat the prescribed amount of food, and even feed them only the food and amount you specify if they are on a strict diet.
Some cat sitters can provide the cat food should your supply run out, but this can cost extra. After their meal, your cat sitter can stay with your cat for a while to play with them and keep them from feeling sad or lonely. Some cat sitters make this part of the service package, but some may charge a little extra.
Giving them their medication
Your hired cat sitter can give elderly cats or cats with medical issues the medication they need. The cat sitter can give your cat eye drops, ear drops, feed them pills and apply most other medication your cat needs, all while following the prescribed dosage instructions. Some cat sitters may replenish the prescriptions should these run out, but they may charge a separate fee for this.
Thanks to smartphones and messaging apps, you don’t have to wonder or worry about your cat’s status every minute. Your cat sitter can send you updates in the form of pictures, video recordings, real-time videos or any combination of these sent to you through one of these apps. These updates of your cat can be sent each time your cat sitter goes to your home to check in on your beloved kitty.
Cleaning the litter box
With no one to clean the litter box, the house can foul up, and your cat may eventually refuse to use the litter box and do their business in random areas. To avoid this, your cat sitter can dispose of the used kitty litter and replace it with a fresh batch. This can be done as often as needed.
Some cat sitters may offer extra services for an additional fee. This can include cleaning out areas that your cat may have made a mess in, taking out the garbage, checking your mailbox and placing the mail on your counter, or bringing in any newspapers or packages that were left on your doorstep.
This can help keep up the impression that your house isn’t completely empty and deter any would-be intruders. But if you are also concerned with the security of your home while you’re away, consider hiring a house sitting service or house sitters.
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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
Sydney NSW, Australia
13th Sep 2023
Hello, I am after a cat sitter who can host my cat Judy from the 15th-25th of September. Ideally looking for someone who has experience with cats, will clean the litter tray daily, feed daily & has adequate space for them to roam around. Judy is a friendly but shy cat who loves her own space and sitting at windows with the sun on her face so bonus points if you have an enclosed outdoor area as she loves the sun! Will drop off anywhere in Sydney & no other pets allowed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 September 2023
Cat sitter required for minding my pet cats
Burleigh Heads QLD, Australia
10th Sep 2023
I need a cat lover to care for my 2 cats from 15 sept - 27 Sept. they are gentle cats, toilet trained and they love cuddles. You would need to care for them in your own home. I’ll supply everything they need such as litter and food etc. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, September 15, 2023
Catherine Field NSW, Australia
8th Sep 2023
Need someone to care for my cat. We have been living Ronald McDonald house in Westmead for nearly 15months with our 3rd child who has a heart condition. Our cat will be needing to be re home until we have a clearer idea when we will be returning home - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 10 September 2023
Cat Sitter for 3 weeks
Mount Ommaney QLD 4074, Australia
6th Sep 2023
I need someone to babysit my cat in THEIR HOME FOR 3 WEEKS all food litter provided - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 16 September 2023
Candice was very helpful would recommend her to anyone needing her services
Cat sitting 2 x Male ￼British short hairs
Rye VIC, Australia
28th Aug 2023
We are going away from 29 Sept until the 16th Oct and are needing a safe home away from home for our British Shorthairs Moppy (The white one) and Beau (the Bluegrey one). We live in Rye VIC 3941 but do not want them at home during this time. They need to be kept indoors for the whole duration of the stay. We'll provide all food, litter and trays. They are VERY affectionate and will want to sit on you as they are very much lap cats. any questions just ask. We are looking for somebody with experience and references. Please confirm you have references and and ID and also where you are located. We require you to have no pets, small kids (who could accidentally let them outside) including cats or dogs or otherwise come into contact with our cats. This would suit somebody who works from home and has no other pets. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 29 October 2023
Inglewood WA, Australia
25th Aug 2023
House sitting in Inglewood October 17-22 with two indoor/outdoor cats they are seriously very easy and self sufficient just need their food bowls topped up and if they are comfortable with you they might come in for an evening snuggle on the couch.
Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
18th Aug 2023
Cat siting for at least 2 months - Due date: Before Thursday, 14 September 2023
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
Ballarat VIC, Australia
15th Aug 2023
Hello myself and my partner are looking urgently for someone to take care of our 6 month cat "moose" We love him to death and can't stand to part with him so we are wanting somewhere safe and reliable perhaps medium term for him to stay will pay weekly and also provide food and essential and visits just have a lot going on at the moment:( - Due date: Flexible
Waratah NSW 2298, Australia
14th Aug 2023
Wanting to have someone professional to house sit for our cat whilst we’re on holiday - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 9 October 2023
Grange SA, Australia
11th Aug 2023
Someone to come once daily to check and feed 2 cats and change cat litter - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 19 September 2023
Kingsgrove NSW, Australia
10th Aug 2023
Looking for a car sitter basically clean the cat litter and change water and food. Approximately over 14 days - must live close to Kingsgrove - Due date: Flexible
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!
Old Toongabbie New South Wales, Australia
12th Jun 2023
I need someone to look after my 3 cats for a few days while I'm a way at a funeral. they are a bit flighty around strangers and I live in a house so I'm thinking of boarding them for the few days (22 June 23- 26 Jun 23). If you could help me out with that it would be greatly appreciated.
This place is fantastic. Louise and her husband went above and beyond to make my cats feel safe and welcome. I had not left the cats anywhere in the last 5 years so I was very apprehensive. That all disappeared when I saw the spacious enclosure and how much care and thought had been put into enrichment and comfort for the cats. I was sent pictures and emails for reassurance and updates. I cannot recommend Louise highly enough. Incredible!
Campsie NSW, Australia
6th Jun 2023
I need at home cat sitter for the weekend. Milo is 6 years old, raggdoll/Persian. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 9 June 2023
We tried Catio for the first time my cat was staying away from home. Highly recommend.
Cat sitting two to three weeks May
Erskineville NSW, Australia
5th May 2023
I have a beautiful 6-year-old Ragdoll cat whiskey looking for Petsitter in their home in Sydney two weeks max three in May June. 20 per night. Min nights 14 max 21 $20 per night max $400 (depends on nights) Due date: Flexible
Absolutely pawesome three week holiday for my kitty. Louise was simply amazing, sent photos every day and a truly wonderful cat Mum!
Need cat sitting from 23rd April to 12th may
Dallas VIC, Australia
23rd Apr 2023
Need someone to cat sit at your house. Food is given once to twice a day. Litter changed. I will provide food and litter box etc. My cat is very friendly. Very affectionate. Very low maintenance. Good with kids. - Due date: Flexible
Really happy with tasker. She took care of my cat well. Gave updates too. Will definitely ask her again next time I’m on holidays
Cat sitter for a few hours (9-5). You host
Southbank VIC, Australia
11th Apr 2023
We need someone to cat sit for us at their place on Friday the 14th of April between 9am and 5pm (but it could be less depending on when we're back). We will require him to be picked up at 9am and dropped back off at 5pm (or earlier). He's a very sweet and gentle cat and is not yet tested with dogs so best to keep them separate if you have any so that he doesn't get scared. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 14 April 2023
Excellent experience! Thank you so much for helping out with Snowman 😊
Cranbourne VIC, Australia
10th Apr 2023
Need someone to look after our ragdoll family cat at carer's home from 4/5- 23/5. Food and litter provided.