Ivey's Cloud 9 Felines
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Rates start at: $24.50
Repeat clients: 4
Response time: 4 min
Hello,

I'm Ivey

A cat sitter in Germantown, MD

5.00/5.00
Exceptional
12 REVIEWS

You aren't charged until Ivey 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 Ivey | Cat Sitting in Germantown, MD

Hello! My name is Ivey, and I've worked with cats my whole life. I'm currently a cat mom to 2 kitties: Cosmo, my 15 year old Russian Blue, and Calypso, my 6 year old Diluted Tortie! I met both Cosmo and Calypso at my local animal shelter, which I've volunteered at for the past 2.5 years. Every cat is different in its needs, personality, and behavior. Through my time in volunteering in multiple shelters and being a momma to multiple cats, I've picked up a few tips and tricks! I've worked with fearful, food-motivated, energetic, mischievous, aggressive, sleepy, polite, brainless, and talkative kitties. I am confident in administering oral medication, giving eye drops, handling picky eaters, wrapping cat burritos, and even breaking up cat fights. There's not much I haven't seen! My primary occupation is in Talent Acquisition, so I spend my time improving people's experiences, learning about them and their skills, and connecting ...

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What do you enjoy most about cat sitting?

I enjoy getting to know a cat and earning its trust for me. At the same time, I also like to be a source of reassurance for cat parents. I personally have 2 cats that don't get along and one of them is a senior, so I really appreciate reassurance regarding my kiddos. I really like to be responsible and responsible enough to provide reassurance to all cat parents.

Do you have kitties yourself? What are their names?

I do! I have 2 kitties: Cosmo, my 15 year old Russian blue, and Calypso, my 6 year old Diluted Tortie. I got both from my local animal shelter, where I love to volunteer!

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a cat sitter?

Know what degree of flexibility you're comfortable with. If you want your sitter to follow instructions to a T, don't be afraid to say that! If you're not too picky, be sure to state what's most important to you.

Ivey's Reviews

Attention to Detail
5.0
Communication
5.0
Tidiness
5.0
Jonathan

Ivey was fantastic. She took careful notes and asked good questions when we first met to go through our cats' routines, was responsive to our messages, and was wonderful interacting with our cats. She kept us well informed during her visits with both messages and photos and followed all our requests perfectly. We feel completely confident in Ivey's caregiving.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 10, 2024
Andrew

Ivey was wonderful! She gave me plenty of updates and pictures, and I could tell my cat was very happy with her! Would hire her again in a heartbeat.

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 30, 2024
Jeremy

Ivey was great! Took care of my cat six while i was out of town, sent photos everyday!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 27, 2024
Celia

super awesome service! Ivey was great with the kitty "kids", sent us great pics, played with and made sure our cats were happy. was so great to travel finally and the kids were so much more relaxed, even when we got back. The meowtel mail was super, and we always received great timelyresponses from Ivey whenever she was contacted. many thanks for this service.

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 25, 2024
Susan

Ivey immediately connected with my kitties, helping them feel comfortable and well cared for. She send daily updates with pictures and text to let me know how things were going. When I returned home I found my kitties happy and healthy. I would happily employ Ivey when I have to be away from home again.

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 16, 2024
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Ivey's Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications

  • Shelter Volunteer

Transportation

  • Car

Medication Experience

  • Topical Ointments
  • Eye/Ear Drops
  • Oral Medication / Pills
  • Inhalers

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 $28.00. 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.

Ivey's Cloud 9 Felines
5.00 • 12 reviewsFrom $24.50