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Amanda The Cat Lady
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Rates start at: $39.00
Repeat clients: 16
Response time: 7 min

I'm Amanda

A cat sitter in Oakland, CA


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

Over 45,000 happy kitties serviced on Meowtel

I'm Amanda | Cat Sitting in Oakland, CA

*NEW CLIENTS - I'm offering a 10% discount for your first booking! It will automatically apply at checkout. (Expires 11/4/23) 😺😺😺 I don't know where I would be without cats. They have helped me manage my anxiety for the past 2 decades. We currently own 4! Scout is almost 13, Pickle & Pippa are almost 11, and young Succotash just turned 2. Pippa has medical needs so I have experience administering pills and liquid meds. In the past we've fostered cats and kittens, both for rescues and neighborhood strays. It may also be how we went from 2 cats to 4 cats. 😊 A bit more about me is that I'm a voracious reader and have had past lives as a bookseller and Children's Books Specialist/Buyer. I also love boardgames, TV, puzzles, gin cocktails, comic books, trying new restaurants, and traveling with my friends! I'm currently available to cat...

Amanda's Reviews

Attention to Detail

Amanda has worked with my sweet senior kitty twice now and hasn’t been discouraged by her standoffish or aggressive behaviors. She’s administered medications and sends consistent colorful updates. I’ve been very happy with her as a sitter and will continue to schedule her in the future.

Meowtel-verified reservation
September 8, 2023

We met Amanda in person and went over our requests and general rules of taking care of our cat. From the get-go, Amanda did not listen well and didn't seem engaged with us or our cat. We requested 6pm evening visits in the messages and reiterated that in person. Her daily visits varied between 3 and 5 for the four days. We also requested that she be fed her dinner food from the fridge, but it appears that happened only once. We also requested daily litter box cleaning, but that also only happened once. When we came back, there were multiple pee and poops in the box. We mentioned having Ring cameras in the home since we can check-in on our cat while we're gone and she noted that she just expects all her clients to have cameras. The Ring cameras gave us the opportunity to see interactions, the level of care, and be notified when she arrived. We can't recommend based upon our experience and interactions.

Meowtel-verified reservation
Response from Amanda on Aug 25, 2023 "None of this is true as evidenced by the 4 poo bags & empty (refrigerated) food bag in your trash."
August 22, 2023

Meowtel-verified reservation
August 18, 2023

Amanda was great! My cat was relaxed when Amanda came to meet her (not always the case), and seems to have enjoyed Amanda's visits while I was away. Amanda sent pictures each day and asked questions as needed so she could take excellent care of Tiger. I will be calling on her again!

Meowtel-verified reservation
August 15, 2023
Rebecca And Ziad

Amanda was great! She sent us regular updates and we returned from our trip to find our kitties happy and content.

Meowtel-verified reservation
August 6, 2023

Amanda's Service Area & Rates

  • Free Meet & Greets
  • Drop-in visits to your home
    $39.00 / 20min
    $52.00 / 45min
    $65.00 / 60min
  • Overnight stays
    $117.00 / Overnight stays in your home
  • Amanda's Holiday Surcharge is 30%
Service Area
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Always Communicate & Pay Through Meowtel

Always Communicate & Pay Through Meowtel

Doing so will ensure you fully qualify for all of the benefits of the Meowtel Promise, including speedy support from a real human and insurance coverage.

Amanda's Qualifications & Experience


  • Animal CPR Trained
  • Foster Parent
  • Shelter Volunteer


  • Car

Medication Experience

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

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 Gift Card 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

The average price for a cat sitter is $42.00.

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.

Amanda The Cat Lady

from $39.00

4.79 (19)