Tell Your Cat I Said Pspsps
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I'm Laura And Kareem

A cat sitter in Long Beach, CA

5.00/5.00
Exceptional
38 REVIEWS

You aren't charged until Laura And Kareem confirms your request. Cancel anytime up to 48 hours before the reservation begins for a 100% refund.

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I'm Laura And Kareem | Cat Sitting in Long Beach, CA

Hello, fellow cat lovers! This is Laura. My husband, Kareem, and I look forward to providing your fur babies with top-notch care. Background and Experience Both Kareem and I have had feline companions for more than 20 years. We've taken care of cats in all stages of their lives, from bottle-fed kittens to senior kitties with special needs. We've even successfully trained a cat to use the toilet! We both have experience administering medications in liquid form (ex. Clavamox) form as well as topical medications (ex. Mirataz or flea treatments). However, I (Laura) also have experience giving pills (ex. Famotidine) and asthma medication (Flovent, an inhalant) using a special device for cats called an AeroKat. Sadly, I’ve had two cats succumb to kidney disease so I’ve also learned how to administer subcutaneous fluids. Beyond caring for our own cats, we've volunteered for trap-release-neuter programs to help protect community cats. We've humanely trapped and transported community cats to their spay/neuter appointments and helped get kittens adopted. We genuinely just love cats, even the stray I caught peeing on my car’s windshield. What a rascal! They truly are unique, fascinating, and sometimes hilarious. Whether they’re your cherished pet or a street cat, we just feel an affection for them and a desire to keep them safe. More recently, we lost our fur ...

Learn More About Laura And Kareem

What do you enjoy most about cat sitting?

Beyond hanging out with your cat(s), our favorite part is getting an adorable or funny picture of them to send to you.

How do you ensure the safety & security of the cats and the home while cat sitting?

We recognize that a lot of cats are escape artists so we always enter the home carefully to make sure they don’t run out. Any doors that are meant to stay closed will remain closed. We also note if anything is potentially dangerous or out of place such as bags, cords, strings, or anything they shouldn’t have access to.

Are you usually available during holidays?

Yes, our family live in the area so we're almost always around for major holidays.

Laura And Kareem's Reviews

Attention to Detail
5.0
Communication
5.0
Tidiness
5.0
Glaucia

Laura was fantastic!!! This was the first time I booked her to care for my 3 fur babies. She followed my instructions 100% and It did not take long for the Cats to warm up to her and welcome her at the door every time she came in. Two of my cats needs medication daily and she executed with no problem ( that was impressive). Even I have to chase them when I do it lol She was kind, punctual, polite, professional and provided very detail updates! She even collected my mail and helped bring some deliveries inside the house. I will definitely book her again because I know I can have piece of mind knowing she will take care of them as if they were hers. I highly recommend Laura. She became my favorite cat sitter and the cats agree 😊When I got home cats were playful and happy. Whatever she did made them feel loved and taken care of it because usually I come back home from a trip to mad cats! I guess they approved her too. 🥰

Meowtel-verified reservation
July 15, 2024
Nona

Laura was very kind and patient with my very anxious cat. She sends detailed updates with photos which is very helpful. she was able to slowly have my cat warm up to her (which happens rarely). I am very much satisfied with Laura’s care and would definitely book again for our next trip. thank you Laura 🫶🏻

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 30, 2024
Chrisy

Laura & Kareem were excellent cat caretakers. They were patient with our shy kitty. They made everything easy for us to be away knowing that our boys were well taken care of.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 5, 2024
Stephanie

Laura is fantastic! Feel so comfortable and at ease with her taking care of our babies.

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 22, 2024
Mike

Laura and Kareem were amazing. Punctual, attention to detail, care for the kittens, updates -- it all made for a wonderful experience. It was my first time away from them and all the communication and pictures made me feel comfortable leaving them with Laura and Kareem.

Meowtel-verified reservation
March 27, 2024
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Laura And Kareem's Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications

  • Foster Parent
  • T-N-R

Transportation

  • Bike
  • Car

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • Eye/Ear Drops
  • Oral Medication / Pills
  • Subcutaneous Fluids
  • Inhalers

Each Visit Includes

  • Litter box cleaning
  • Feeding
  • Water refresh
  • A text update with at least 1 photo
  • Playtime and belly rubs

Cancellation Policy

Customers may cancel within 24 hours of making their reservation and receive a 100% refund and the sitter will not receive any earnings. After the first 24 hours, the following cancellation rules apply:

Customers will receive a 100% refund to their Account Balance if they cancel anytime up to 48 hours before the start date of the reservation and the sitter will not receive any earnings.

Customers will receive a 50% refund and the sitter will earn 50% of their planned earnings if the customer cancels between 24-48 hours of the start of the reservation.

No refund will be issued within 24 hours of the reservation and the sitter will keep 100% of their planned earnings.

The Meowtel Promise & Satisfaction Guarantee

We are proud to provide each of our independently-contracted Meowtel cat sitters with the full benefits of our Meowtel Promise on eligible reservations. For reservations where each visit is at or above $20 and paid for through Meowtel, your cat(s) will automatically be covered under our insurance policy in the event that things don't go as planned.

If you are not fully satisfied with your sitter after the Meet & Greet or during the reservation, please call 1-844-636-9835 so we can help you re-book with a new sitter to ensure we can deliver on our purrfect hospitality promise.

Frequently Asked Questions

will vary based on the pet sitter's experience and expertise, but the average price for a cat sitter is $42.00. Prices will also depend on how long your cat needs company for, whether that be a drop-in visit or overnight stay in your home. Meowtel sitters offer 20, 45, and 60-minute drop-in visits that allow for fully tailored care for your kitties. Your caregiver may also need to charge a little more if they have to travel far, so we'll match you with the best options which are close by.

Every Meowtel cat sitter has been thoroughly vetted, background-checked, and is insured through Meowtel on eligible reservations via our Meowtel Promise. To ensure total peace of mind while you're away, every Meowtel reservation comes with a free Meet & Greet so you (and your kitties!) can have full confidence in your sitter before you leave.

Cats are territorial animals and don't do well in new environments. The presence of other cats, dogs, and even birds in kennels or animal hotels cause an immense amount of stress for your kitties. This is why Meowtel was created, so tailored in-home care is brought to you.

We recommend that you book daily visits with your sitter to keep your cats in their routine and to help minimize feline anxiety while you're away.

Each Meowtel cat sitting visit will include the whole 9 yards: feeding, refreshing the water bowls, litter box scooping, tidying up, medications, updates with photos, lots of playtime, as well as any special requests you may have. We know every kitty is different and that's why we offer tailored, in-home services since cats don't do well outside their own homes. Plus, every reservation comes with a free Meet & Greet so you can meet your sitter before you leave to ensure it will be a purrfect fit.

Tell Your Cat I Said Pspsps
5.00 • 38 reviewsFrom $35.25