Happy Paws Cat Sitting Nyc
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Rates start at: $35.00
Repeat clients: 38
Response time: 12 min

I'm Gwen

A cat sitter in Brooklyn, NY


You aren't charged until Gwen 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 Gwen | Cat Sitting in Brooklyn, NY

Hello, I'm Gwen! I'm 28 years old and live in Brooklyn. I've been an animal lover my whole life ever since I bonded with my neighbor’s outdoor cat Sunset when I was 3. I fostered-to-adopt my first cat the second I started living on my own - when rescued he had a recurring stress-induced eye infection that required surgical intervention. After I fostered him through his surgeries his eye cleared up and he has been stress-free ever since. A year later I adopted him a companion and I'm happy to say I found his soulmate. I can think of no better way to spend my days than hanging out with and taking care of your cat(s)! I have experience with oral and topical medication administration and have perfected my eyedropping technique thanks to my brave rescue cat who has *seen* it all...

Gwen's Reviews

Attention to Detail

Gwen is amazing with all cats. She was very caring and attentive to my late senior cat and was able to follow a very specific and ever changing meds schedule .. My super shy boy adores her and it is always great to see photos of him out and about playing. My most recent adoptee took to her immediately and loves his play time with Gwen. Both are always very relaxed and happy on my return. It makes travel so much easier knowing Gwen is taking care of them.

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Response from Gwen on Jun 9, 2024 "thank you, Katrina! looking forward to seeing Otis and Louis again soon :)"
June 7, 2024

Gwen is simply the best! I always know that my cats are getting everything they need and more when Gwen comes over.

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May 14, 2024

Very kind and communicative, sent a lot of photos and definitely brought me peace of mind while I was away!

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Response from Gwen on May 13, 2024 "Thank you, Ali! Scoots is a sweetheart ❤️"
May 13, 2024

Gwen is the best cat sitter in the world!

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Response from Gwen on May 8, 2024 "That’s so sweet, thank you!!"
May 8, 2024

Gwen is such a reliable and responsive caretaker that always provides wonderful updates and photos after every visit.

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Response from Gwen on Apr 19, 2024 "Thanks again, Dale!"
April 19, 2024
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Gwen's Qualifications & Experience


  • Foster Parent


  • Ground

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.

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 $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.

Happy Paws Cat Sitting Nyc
5.00 • 76 reviewsFrom $35.00