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This cat sitter in Portland, OR offers:

  Complimentary Meet & Greets
  Drop-in visits to your home once or twice per day
$27.00 / 20min visit
$37.00 / 45min visit
  Overnight stays
$85.00 / Overnight stays in your home
Marissa has a 20% increase in pricing on and around federal holidays.
 Average response time: 71min
 Repeat clients: 4

Meow! I am Marissa, a cat sitter in Portland, OR

My name is Marissa. I thrive on caring for and connecting with animals. I’ve owned several cats throughout my life and have gained a great deal of knowledge of cat behavior over the years. In addition to tending to a cat's basic needs like daily litter box cleaning, providing a stimulating environment is important for a cat's wellbeing. A well enriched cat is a happy cat! I am also comfortable administering various medications if needed. I’ve volunteered with dog rescues and have provided pet care for friends and family. I’ve also ridden horses since a young age. Your cat will be in good hands with me!

I work full time as a Research Assistant at OHSU. I have a background in psychology and biology from UC Davis and would like to eventually pursue a graduate degree in Animal Behavior. My work hours are Monday through Friday 7-4, so will have open availability outside those hours. I'd prefer to do once a day visits Mon-Fri and can do twice a day visits on Sat-Sun, but please reach out if you have any special scheduling requests. I am happy to provide daily photo updates and answer any questions you might have while you are away. Looking forward to meeting you and your kitties!

I am fully vaccinated and boosted. During this time, I will be available for in-person meet and greets. We can also set up a virtual meet and greet if you prefer. During your reservation, I will wash my hands upon arrival and can wear a face covering upon request. Cuddles and playtime with the kitties will resume as usual :)

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
  I ride a bike

Cat Sitter's Qualifications

  Shelter volunteer

Cat Sitter's Medication Experience

  Topical Ointments/Flea Preventatives
  Oral Medication/Pills
  Subcutaneous Fluids

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Cat Sitter Service Area

3 miles

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