Madeline's Cat Care Extraordinaire
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I'm Madeline

A cat sitter in Decatur, GA


You aren't charged until Madeline 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 Madeline | Cat Sitting in Decatur, GA

I have had cats all my life and have four at home I adore. I started pet sitting some years ago with one of the early pet sitting companies in Atlanta and continued with that company for nearly six years. Later I started my own pet sitting business and also painted pet portraits for people on commission, focusing on cats. I still do pet portrait commissions! I love Meowtel!! My clients find me trustworthy, detail-oriented, and extremely conscientious. I have cared for a variety of cats with different temperaments and have given them medication as needed. Since I finished a long career in non profit management in 2021, I have devoted my time to cat sitting, caring for my own cats, and pursuing my career as an artist. I do kitty care within a 10 mile radius of my home in North Decatur! I typi...

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What is your experience with cat sitting, and how long have you been doing it?

I have been cat sitting as a side job for more than 20 years! I used to care for dogs as well but am more comfortable with cats, as I have always owned and loved cats. I love animals in general but I find cats to be very special. Cats usually connect with me, but I understand that there are all different cat personalities and I have certainly experienced different cat temperaments.

What do you enjoy most about cat sitting?

I enjoy spending time with cats and caring for them. I try to get cats to warm up to me very slowly and I do not push a connection. I also enjoy the fact that I am making the owners feel comfortable and relaxed when they travel. It gives me great satisfaction to take care of cats and keep everything related to the cats clean and tidy in their home. I also love to play with cats!

Can you tell us about your favorite cat sitting reservation?

I have several cat reservations I have enjoyed since I have now completed more than 150 with Meowtel alone. Most recently I have enjoyed caring for a large tabby cat who knows me well and always wants to play. We play "soccer" and run around the living room to give both of us some exercise.

Madeline's Reviews

Attention to Detail

This is our fourth booking with Madeline! She is so loving towards our kitty, and she is always on top of things! We are so lucky to have found her.

Meowtel-verified reservation
July 8, 2024

She arrives right when she said she’s going to, she plays with the kitties and gives me great updates. Excellent kitty sitter.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 23, 2024

Madeline was fantastic! She made me feel at-ease while I was away, knowing that my cats were in great hands. I highly recommend her.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 20, 2024

Madeline was very knowledgeable and the cats loved her! She sent lots of updates, so I knew my babies were in good hands!

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 9, 2024

Madeline is an amazing sitter! She is very detailed and clearly loves the kitties. She goes above and beyond in making sure the house is taken care of us as well. She provides great updates and I felt very reassured knowing she was like watching my kitties.

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 28, 2024
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Madeline's Qualifications & Experience


  • Foster Parent
  • Shelter Volunteer


  • Car

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • Eye/Ear Drops
  • Oral Medication / Pills
  • Injections / Diabetic Management

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 $32.00. 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.

Madeline's Cat Care Extraordinaire
4.98 • 119 reviewsFrom $31.50