Lauren The Shelter Volunteer
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Rates start at: $40.21
Repeat clients: 1
Response time: 11 min

I'm Lauren

A cat sitter in San Francisco, CA


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

Over 50,000 happy kitties serviced on Meowtel

I'm Lauren | Cat Sitting in San Francisco, CA

Hi, I’m Lauren! Let me introduce myself! I volunteer weekly at SF SPCA and have been trained in how to handle a variety of temperaments and scenarios. I have 2 cats of my own and also love to foster. As someone who enjoys traveling, I understand how important it is have daily updates of your kitties when you’re out of town. I will make sure to give you peace of mind by keeping you in the loop with lots of pics/videos and daily...

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What do you enjoy most about cat sitting?

Definitely the opportunity to hang out with cats, duh! It’s such an amazing outlet to bond with my favorite animal, get out and about in the city and meet new people.

Do you have kitties yourself? What are their names?

I have 1 fluffy cat, Pennylane and 1 kitten, Hudson. I also love to foster and get a lot of enjoyment from that!

What is your typical process for working with a new cat parent?

I am easy going- but also very detail oriented. So, I like to meet the cats and their owners before and establish a connection. Go over any cat particulars, locate the litterbox and food bowls, schedules etc. It’s important to me to take this time to listen to the parents needs and let them know their cat is in good hands!

Lauren's Reviews

Attention to Detail

Lauren is the best--my kitties all love her, and two of them are pandemic cats who don't really love other people. And she always leaves my place so tidy! Can't recommend her enough!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 24, 2024

Lauren is our favorite cat sitter! She does so well with my 3, including the 2 that are pandemic babies. I feel so much peace of mind when Lauren is watching them--and she absolutely goes above and beyond! I'm amazed at how clean it is every time I come back!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 7, 2024

Lauren was fantastic and our kitties warmed up to her very quickly! One of our cats got sick before our trip and needed and extra medicine. Laure. took care of that and sent us lots of updates so we could monitor the situation. We felt much better being on our trip knowing our cats were well taken care of. Will definitely book again when we travel!

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 19, 2024

Lauren was so great! She took imprecable care of our 16 yo cat Chesterfield. She sent great updates and photos and was consistent in her visit timing. She even swerved up his food bowl area and kept things tidy while we were away. Will certainly be hiring her again.

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 19, 2024

Lauren was amazing and we are so lucky to have found her! She charmed my shyer kitty, sent amazing updates, and definitely went above and beyond in leaving things tidier than it was before I left. We would absolutely have her back!

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 15, 2024
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Lauren's Qualifications & Experience


  • Foster Parent
  • Shelter Volunteer


  • Walk
  • Car
  • Ground

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • Oral Medication / Pills

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.

Juneteenth is coming up soon (June 19th). Meowtel cat sitters are usually pretty busy, don't forget to book your sitter!

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.

Lauren The Shelter Volunteer
5.00 • 9 reviewsFrom $40.21