The Cat Whispurr-Er
Meowtel Insured
Background Checked
Rates start at: $36.00
Repeat clients: 22
Response time: 13 min

I'm Lauren

A cat sitter in Chicago, IL


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 Chicago, IL

I will take my time getting to know your cat and making them feel super comfortable. I love tiring out rambunctious kittens and patiently catering to older and people-shy cats. I have administered pills, topical ointments, and injections - specifically I have worked with several diabetic cats. Always happy to pick up mail, water plants, or any other small tasks you’d l...

Learn More About Lauren

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

I have been with Meowtel since March 2022. Previous to that I was consistently catsitting for friends and I grew up with cats my whole life. My first word was actually “kitty”!

Do you have kitties yourself? What are their names?

My own cat Lilah is extremely anxious, and every day is a balance of giving her the space as well as all of the attention she needs. I also have a crazy kitten (named Grape!) who needs lots of playtime and attention.

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

I always ensure door is locked and lockbox, if applicable, is secure. Even with shy cats who hide I try to make sure I can see them at some point during my visit to make sure they are okay.

Lauren's Reviews

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Lauren is a background-checked cat sitter in the Chicago area. Their profile has been verified and their references have been checked by Meowtel.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 13, 2024

I am so thankful that we had Lauren. We just moved to Chicago and did not know anyone to watch the cats, she did such a great job taking care of them while we were away for 9 days, especially my very old cat. Thank you!!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 10, 2024

Lauren is great! We have used her multiple times. Our kitty loves Lauren!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 2, 2024

Lauren was purrfect! Very communicative and we felt very confident with her care of our girls.

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 30, 2024

Lauren did a fantastic job caring for our two cats, DW and Tuesday. Lauren sent detailed updates, and went above and beyond to ensure that our cats got the best care possible while we were away. Would absolutely recommend Lauren for anybody who is looking for a cat sitter.

Meowtel-verified reservation
April 23, 2024
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Lauren's Qualifications & Experience


  • Foster Parent


  • Walk
  • Bike
  • Ground

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • 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.

The Cat Whispurr-Er
5.00 • 65 reviewsFrom $36.00