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Amanda the Cat Lady

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This cat sitter in Oakland, CA offers:

  Complimentary Meet & Greets
  Drop-in visits to your home once or twice per day
$30.00 / 20min visit
$50.00 / 45min visit
$80.00 / 90min visit
Amanda has a 30% increase in pricing on and around federal holidays.
 Average response time: 10min
 Repeat clients: 4

Meow! I am Amanda, a cat sitter in Oakland, CA

I don't know where I would be without cats. They have helped me manage my anxiety for the past 2 decades. We currently own 4! Scout is almost 13, Pickle & Pippa are almost 11, and young Succotash just turned 1. Pippa has medical needs so I have experience administering pills and liquid meds.

In the past we've fostered cats and kittens, both for rescues and neighborhood strays. I also started working for a local cat-sitting service this summer, but as that's wrapping up I'll be able to devote all of my time to Meowtel clients.

A bit more about me is that I'm a voracious reader and have had past lives as a bookseller and Children's Books Specialist/Buyer. I also love boardgames, TV, puzzles, gin cocktails, comic books, trying new restaurants, and traveling with my friends!

I'm currently available to cat-sit in the East Bay. I can take morning, afternoon or evening appointments any day of the week.

In addition to experience I'm certified in Dog & Cat CPR/First Aid, and I've taken a class in feline behavior from the Humane Society.

What you can expect from me is someone who wants to put your mind at ease while you're away from home. I know all too well how stressful it can be to arrange animal care.

I believe in letting the cat set the pace. We don't have to be friends if they're not up for it, but their needs will always be met. Something I like to do for my shy kitties is read them a story or two.

I also let you set the pace with regard to how much communication you would like. I will send updates and pics from each visit unless instructed otherwise.

When in contact with you or anyone else I will be wearing a mask. I've been vaccinated 3 times as of last week, and I also got vaccinated against the flu.

I can't wait to meet you and your cats!

Cancellation Policy

  • A 100% credit will be issued to your Gift Card Balance if a confirmed reservation is canceled or modified anytime up to 48 hours prior to the start date of the reservation and the sitter's earnings will be canceled. All timing is based on the sitter's time zone and start date is defined as 12:00am of the first day listed on the reservation.
  • After the 48 hour mark, no refunds or credits can be issued to the customer for any cancellations or modifications and the sitter will still receive their full earnings.


  I have a car

Cat Sitter's Qualifications

  Animal CPR trained
  Foster parent for cats

Cat Sitter's Medication Experience

  Topical Ointments/Flea Preventatives
  Oral Medication/Pills

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Cat Sitter Service Area

10 miles

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