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FAQs for finding cat sitters in Oakland, CA
- How much does a cat sitter cost in Oakland, CA?
- Hiring a cat sitter in Oakland, CA will cost an average of $36 as of March, 2022. This cat sitting rate is based on in-home care via drop-in visits or overnight stays and will vary depending on the duration of each visit. Some cat sitters will charge a fixed rate per day if full-time care is requested. You can find and book cat sitters in Oakland that meet your needs and fit your budget.
- What type of local pet sitting services can I find on Meowtel.com?
- Cat sitters in Oakland, CA offer different services, but the most common ones are cat sitting in your own home. Meowtel.com's cat sitters offer drop-in visits and overnight stays in your home and can also administer medications, attend to special needs, do light house duties, and their sitters will also sent lots of photo or video updates each visit.
- How can I find a local cat sitter?
- You can search for 5-step vetted and fully insured local cat sitters in Oakland. Meowtel.com's sitter profiles display their experience, reviews and ratings, achievement badges, bios, and qualifications. There are currently 63 cat sitters in Oakland, CA on Meowtel.com.
Meet the cat community in Oakland, CA
San Fransisco and Oakland in California are two cities that are no strangers to cat-friendly places. Flush with shelters, pet-friendly lodging, and other cat amenities, this is a helpful guide for cat-enthusiasts and cat-owning travelers who want to include their furry friends.
The San Fransisco ASPCA has two locations within the city—one on Alabama Street and one on Fillmore street—and is a wonderful resource for cat adoptions and emergency vet services. There you can buy pet supplies and medication, adopt available cats, get training classes, and utilize spaying and neutering services. If you want to get involved even deeper, they accept volunteers, fosters, advocacy offers, and donations.
The Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue was founded in 2003 and is a non-profit and no-kill cat rescue. Specializing in senior cats, their mission is to find safe and loving homes for senior cats who would otherwise be disregarded and ultimately euthanized. The Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue is completely run on donations, so it's incredibly important for them to receive monetary support. They also have a sponsor program where you can sponsor individual cats which helps to get them the extra attention they need to be adopted.
A wonderful organization, the San Fransisco Animal Care and Control are committed to saving animals from homelessness, sickness, and cruelty. They provide a lost and found for cats who have lost their way and are also available to surrender any found colonies of feral kittens. They put all healthy cats up for adoption and are committed to rehoming cats who have come from previously unsafe, dangerous, or unsanitary circumstances. They also offer spaying and neutering services, microchipping, and disaster and emergency preparedness classes.
To find more rescues around the San Fransisco area, The Comforted Kitty is a wonderful directory to humane rescues and shelters in the area.
In Oakland, you can find Oakland Animal Services, which is a place where you can adopt cats, sponsor a cat, and get veterinary services for your cat or a cat in need.
Oakland is also home to Cat Town, which is trying to break the shelter mold by getting cats adopted who were turned away or given up on and considered un-adoptable. They specialize in difficult cats, including ones who are seniors, have aggression issues, are skittish, stressed, or sick. It also doubles as a cat cafe where you can go in and visit with available cats while sipping on coffee and having a snack.
If you're visiting the San Fransisco or Oakland area, there are plenty of places that are comfortable and cat-friendly. Below is a list of hotels that are pet-approved, but you can always search Air BnB and check the “pets allowed” filter under house rules.
In San Fransisco, you can find pet-friendly lodging and accommodations at the Axiom Hotel, the Calista Organic Hotel, the Elite Inn, and the Grand Hyatt. In Oakland, you and your furbabies can stay at the Homewood Suites by Hilton-Oakland Waterfront, the Hilton Oakland Airport, the La Quinta Inn Suites, and the Motel 6 Oakland. For a complete directory with locations, prices, and full amenities, you can browse Trips With Pets to find the purr-fect fit for you and your kitty.
San Fransisco and Oakland are both home to cat cafes where you can sip on coffee, grab a snack, and hang out with adoptable animals. San Fransisco's only cat cafe, KitTea is an interactive experience where you can buy tickets to visit cats who are in need of loving homes. They also offer a house-made immune-boosting tea blend for you to enjoy during your stay. Truly a cozy environment, you aren't allowed to wear shoes in the cat lounge to preserve the health and safety of the cats inside. Also available for private parties, you can host an event there and encourage your friends and family to leave with a new furry friend.
The very first cat cafe in the United States, Cat Town is one part rescue, one part cat cafe. Located in Oakland, Cat Town specializes in rehabbing “difficult” cat cases, taking in the cats who would normally be euthanized or discarded. You can sit down with coffee or tea and visit with their cats that have been approved for visitation. RAWR coffee bar is located in Oakland, CA, and is actually a bit different from most cat cafes. While there aren't any cats on-premises, it serves coffee and merchandise for humans while offering an all-natural, raw cat food that is said to boost the health and vitality of your cat.
Both San Fransisco and Oakland are beautiful places to visit for cat-lovers and cat-owners alike. Whether you want to volunteer at a local shelter, stay at a hotel and sight-see, or visit a cat cafe and sip on some coffee and tea with some adoptable fur babies, there's no shortage of cat-friendly activities in these beautiful California cities.