Amy The Cat Whisperer
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Rates start at: $33.00
Repeat clients: 8
Response time: 12 min

I'm Amy

A cat sitter in Portland, OR


You aren't charged until Amy 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 Amy | Cat Sitting in Portland, OR

I first fell in love with a cat at 8 years old. He was a family friend named Zorro and for some reason he decided to follow all of my instructions to jump on and off of things, I guess because he liked my reactions, because he did not do this for anyone else. Cats. I have loved many many cats since, and my friends can tell you about all of them in excruciating detail. If you're wondering, none of my other cat friends reliably (or sometimes ever) follow my instructions, but they are all perfect. I started cat sitting about 10 years ago, first for friends and friends of friends, and later moving on to a more app-based lifestyle. I've cared for kittens, senior kitties with special medical needs, cuddle buddies, cat-letes who require regular wand toy exercise, very shy kitties who want to come out of their shells and be besties, and very shy kitties who prefer their space. My medication experience includes betray...

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What do you enjoy most about cat sitting?

I just love getting to know so many different cats! I love all of my cat friends. They are silly kids and reliably make me laugh. And the cuteness! They all deserve the best and it makes me feel good to give it to them. My favorite is when I earn the trust of a shy kitty because the trust of a cat is special - they don't give it to just anyone, and sometimes it can take a long time to earn. And the reward is so soft, both literally and metaphorically.

Do you have kitties yourself? What are their names?

Oh great, an opportunity to tell you more about Bumblebee! Like I said earlier, Bumblebee refuses to let me have other cats. She hates other cats so much she literally throws herself against the window when she sees one outside. And then I have to pick her up and remove her from the Situation so she doesn't hurt herself, and she yowls and hisses but doesn't even attack me a little bit, even though she hates being picked up. That's what a good girl she is. Another thing she refuses to do is pay rent. I love her so much.

Amy's Reviews

Attention to Detail

Amy is absolutely wonderful. We are so appreciative of her quality of care- each of our 3 cats has varying medications and/or quirks and she handled it all with perfect ease! Her communication and daily visits are prompt and seamless,

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 11, 2024

The kitties loved Amy! We were also really happy with her. She was super responsive, had great communication, thought things through (had her own checklist of questions to ask us), and sent great updates and photos. We would definitely hire her again. Four paws up.

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 11, 2024

Bee is amazing! great photos and attention to detail. she even moved a weight bench outside for a pick up while we were gone. would def recommend!

Meowtel-verified reservation
June 9, 2024

Amy was amazing! she is a true cat person, she follow all the instructions and she was super care about my cats! I will definitely recommend her and I think she will be my new favorite cat sitter!!!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 27, 2024

I had a change of plans and Amy was available on short notice. She is friendly and attentive. Her daily reports gave me piece of mind. All went very well and I would hire her again!

Meowtel-verified reservation
May 9, 2024
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Amy's Qualifications & Experience


  • Animal CPR Trained


  • 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 $30.00. 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.

Amy The Cat Whisperer
5.00 • 34 reviewsFrom $33.00