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Margaret's Menagerie

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This Cat sitter in Los Angeles, CA offers:

  Complimentary Meet & Greets
  Drop-in visits to your home once or twice per day
$27.00 / 20min visit
$37.00 / 45min visit
$63.00 / 90min visit
  Overnight stays
$70.00 / Overnight stays in your home
Margaret has a 30% increase in pricing on and around federal holidays.
 Average response time: 37.47222222222222min.
 Repeat clients: 3

Meow! I am Margaret, a Cat sitter in Los Angeles, CA

Hello, Pet Parents. I am Margaret, a long-time New Yorker who moved to Los Angeles in the fall of 2019, as well as a writer and editor. I am currently a cat mom to Wylie Coyote, an 11-year-old Maine coon, and a foster parent to brothers Bowie, Tupac, and Prince, who were rescued from the streets of LA as kittens (and are available for adoption). In Brooklyn, I did TNR (trap-neuter-return) of feral cats, and I ran a cat rescue and adoption group for kittens and friendly adults I found.

At the risk of stating the obvious, I believe cats are living art as well as spiritual gurus. We humans could all learn a lot by paying more attention to them and studying their ways.

The safety and happiness of animals in my care is my top priority. I have a calm, loving demeanor, and an intuition that guides me about each cat's needs. I believe in setting the right tone with a gentle approach to any new animal I meet.

From my decades of cat parenting and many years in cat rescue and trapping and feral kitten taming, I have amassed a wealth of experience. I can give meds orally, in the ears, in food, and subcutaneously. I can wrangle an ornery cat via the burrito method (wrapping in a towel) or the scruffing method. For most appointments, however, I am just happy to do whatever the cat wants, talking, playing, petting, or just hanging out nearby. I also know that some cats are super shy and I won't take it personally!

I live in Hollywood, so I prefer appointments there, West Hollywood, and the Hollywood Hills, but I am open to other areas. Let's talk about your needs!

Cancellation Policy

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


  I have a car

Cat Sitter's Qualifications

  Foster parent for cats
  Shelter volunteer

Cat Sitter's Medication Experience

  Topical Ointments/Flea Preventatives
  Oral Medication/Pills

Availability Calendar

Cat Sitter Service Area

Travels up to 10 miles