Chris Custom Cat Care
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Rates start at: $33.00
Repeat clients: 3
Response time: 35 min
Hello,

I'm Christine

A cat sitter in Chicago, IL

5.00/5.00
Exceptional
10 REVIEWS

You aren't charged until Christine 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 Christine | Cat Sitting in Chicago, IL

Meow there! I'm Chris and I'd love to help care for your kitties! I've adored cats for as long as I can remember. I've been cat-mom to many, and I've cared for lots of friends'/neighbors' cats. I also have previous experience working with small animals at the zoo and at a grooming salon. When I'm not cat-sitting, I do same-day grocery shopping/delivery. Generally my schedule is flexible, but I'm not usually available mornings or Sunday evenings. You're welcome to make your reservation however you're comfortable, but if you're unsure I recommend: 1-2 shy kitties are ok with 20 minute visits 1-5 playful kitties might need 45 minute visits If you have 5 or more kitties (or even 1 very cuddly kitty) please consider 60 minute visits. I would also suggest once daily visits for most, espec...

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Can you tell us about your favorite cat sitting reservation?

My favorite reservation so far has been with a sweet kitty named Jeff. Jeffrey is a sweetheart, a cuddle bug and just the handsomest scarf I ever did wear (see my photo gallery)!

How do you handle cats that are particularly timid or anxious?

It's so rewarding when a skittish kitty warms up to me. I always start by introducing myself with a gentle voice. Eventually, I attempt to win them over with treats or food. I move slowly and steadily and talk to them throughout the visit, even if they choose to hide. I'm finding that many of the nervous kitties I care for, given enough time and patience, will start to relax.

Christine's Reviews

Attention to Detail
5.0
Communication
5.0
Tidiness
5.0
Tyler

Christine found a way to make our shy cat come out and play!

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 10, 2024
Stacey

Christine has become our go to sitter. This will was below zero. She made it out daily to care for our cats. We are glad to have her available.

Meowtel-verified reservation
January 17, 2024
Tyler

Christine showed genuine care for our cat.

Meowtel-verified reservation
January 1, 2024
Stacey

I was very happy with the service that Christine provided. Her updates were very detailed and timely. We loved receiving pictures and videos on a daily basis. The entire transaction gave us a great deal of peace of mind that our fur babies were being taken care of in our absence. We have already booked her for our next trip.

Meowtel-verified reservation
December 18, 2023
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Christine is a cat sitter in the Chicago area. Their profile has been verified and their references have been checked by Meowtel.

Meowtel-verified reservation
September 11, 2023
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Christine's Qualifications & Experience

Transportation

  • Car

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • Eye/Ear Drops
  • 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.

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.

Chris Custom Cat Care
5.00 • 10 reviewsFrom $33.00