Child Care

Tutoring

Senior Care

Pet Care

Housekeeping

Compare top cat sitters

Find care

Find cat sitters near you that you’ll love

29,931 cat sitters are listed on Care.com

The average rate is $14/hr as of February 2024

The average star rating for cat sitters is 4.9

Cat sitters near me

Caroline L.'s Photo

Caroline L.


Germantown, MD

$10-15/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I've taken care of neighbors' dogs and cats for them while they were away. I love all types of animals. I'm happy to walk dogs, scoop boxes, and do whatever I need to do for the animals while their owners are gone!
Caroline can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
Ashley S.'s Photo

Ashley S.


Germantown, MD

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I provide cat and dog sitting in your own home. I am also available for dog walking. I have experience caring for geckos and feel comfortable feeding them food mix and live crickets. I have a 30 gallon planted freshwater community aquarium of my own and feel comfortable with water changes, feeding, measuring chemical levels, and...
Ashley can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
We went out of the country for two weeks and had Ashley come every other evening to feed and water our geckos. We also had a separate cat sitter, but in the future I would trust Ashley to do take care of all...

Reviewed by Jonathan K.

Hilda A.'s Photo

Hilda A.


Bethesda, MD

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I provide dog sitting in your own home. I'm a mommy to three cuddly pups. I have great references. I love dogs and cats of all sizes and ages.
Hilda can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation
Autumn M.'s Photo

Autumn M.


Bethesda, MD

$14-19/hr4 yrs exp

Ultimate Cat Lover

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I have 4 years of experience with caring for my cat. I can help with Pet Sitting and Grooming/Brushing. I love cats with every fiber of my being and will definitely love your cat! (:
Autumn can also help with: Pet sitting, Grooming

Recent review:

5.0
Autumn is a true cat lover and took excellent care of our beloved cat for a week. I would have no problem using Autumn to cat sit again. Strongly recommend.

Reviewed by Irina M.

Kierra S.'s Photo

Kierra S.


Vienna, VA

$15-25/hr4 yrs exp

Happy To Provide Care For Your Family, Furry Or Otherwise.

5.0

(1)

Background Check

*I have a vehicle. Care keeps changing my profile unprompted. I've always had an easy connection and shared warmth with animals. We had a variety of pets in my household growing up such as dogs, cats, birds, fish, and turtles. For a few years now I have provided pet sitting for friends and referrals. I am attentive to body...
Kierra can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting

Recent review:

5.0
Kierra is an organized, compassionate, and professional care-giver. She listens attentively to instructions, asks intelligent questions, and takes careful notes. She sent me pictures and provided regular...

Reviewed by Lisa C.

Katherine W.'s Photo

Katherine W.


Reston, VA

$10-15/hr2 yrs exp

Experienced Dog Owner And Cat Sitter Looking To Make Smiles Happen!

5.0

(1)

Background Check

Hello! My name is Katherine, and I have been working with animals on and off since late high school. In high school, I worked with some neighborhood cats- feeding, cleaning litterboxes, playing, etc... In college, I have been working as a seasonal dog walker/pet sitter. Currently, I work as a dog bather in the grooming suite...
Katherine can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Recent review:

5.0
Katherine has been my best dog Walker yet. The care and attention she gives to the details is hard to come by. She is always on time and goes the extra mile to make sure the dogs are not only fed, and walked,...

Reviewed by Parmjeet K.

Kathleen A.'s Photo

Kathleen A.


Oakton, VA

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Part Time Pet Sitter/walker

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I am a junior at Virginia Tech and got a puppy over quarantine back in March. I know how much attention dogs need and love to play with them. I have had dogs and cats all my life and am very experienced in caring for them. I would also pet sit for my neighbors ever since middle school.
Kathleen can also help with: Pet walking, Grooming
Jessica B.'s Photo

Jessica B.


Gaithersburg, MD

$15-35/hr10 yrs exp

My Name Is Jessica And I Am 34 Years Old. I Have Been Working At Veterinary Hospitals Since I Was 16

5.0

(28)

Background Check

I started working at my first veterinary hospital and now after 15 years working in the industry I am at a specialty practice in Germantown which I love. I have been a veterinary technician for over 28 years and could never do anything else. Pet sitting fulfills the rest of my life and makes me feel complete. I have over 15...
Jessica can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet sitting, Grooming, Pet walking

Recent reviews:

5.0
Amazing customer services and she has always been so caring and loving with my dog. She goes above and beyond to help her clients and I'm so happy to always bring my beloved dog to her!! I 1000% recommend her...

Reviewed by Care member

Hana G.'s Photo

Hana G.


Bethesda, MD

$10-25/hr2 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

Background Check

I volunteered at a wildlife center for 2 years and interned at a vet clinic. This is why I have experience with animals and love them. I house sit for all my friends when they go away and have to take out dogs, feed cats, etc. I even have experience with pigs, horses, you name it!
Hana can also help with: Pet walking, Boarding, Pet sitting, Daily feeding, Administration of medicine

Recent review:

5.0
Hana is great! She cares for my two senior special needs cats while I am out of town. It is such a relief to know they are properly cared for.

Reviewed by April H.

Nilofar K.'s Photo

Nilofar K.


Gaithersburg, MD

$20-25/hr3 yrs exp

Part-Time Pet Care

Background Check

I have extensive experience with both dogs and cats. I have two cats of my own and used to have a beautiful German Shepard. I'm comfortable with feeding, giving medication, baths, grooming (including clipping nails), and cleaning the litter box when it comes to cats. Occasionally I do pet sitting for family friends when they are...
Nilofar can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
Katelyn G.'s Photo

Katelyn G.


Haymarket, VA

$14-19/hr

Fun And Active Pet Lover

Background Check

My name is Kate . I am 21 years old and I am living in NYC this summer (2019). I have over 10 years experience with caring for a dog and I am comfortable dog sitting, walking, playing and giving baths and light grooming. I love all sorts of animals and am comfortable caring for most household pets. I miss being around animals,...
Katelyn can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Administration of medicine
Yamilet M.'s Photo

Yamilet M.


Germantown, MD

$20-30/hr6 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

Background Check

I provide pet boarding/sitting/walking. I love all animals but dogs have a special place in my heart. I had a family dog while growing up but my current dog is my own and I take full responsibility for him. I have taken care of dogs of all sizes and ages. I have also taken care of cats but I'm open to any pet. I want to help out...
Yamilet can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking, Pet transportation, Boarding
Livia S.'s Photo

Livia S.


Fairfax, VA

$20-50/hr

Friendly, Professional, And Experienced Pet Sitter

Background Check

As a proud pet owner for many years, I am glad to say I have a lot of experience caring for cats and also dogs. Professionally, I have 1 year experience caring for both special needs cats and special needs dogs as well. I also have experience caring for multiple animals in a house hold as well. I will offer my pet sitting...
Alaina K.'s Photo

Alaina K.


Leesburg, VA

$15-20/hr2 yrs exp

Background Check

I have many years experience pet sitting dogs and cats of different breeds and ages. I can handle small to medium sized dogs at best and any type of cat or small animal like a hamster. I have reliable transportation.
Alaina can also help with: Pet walking, Pet sitting
Colette D.'s Photo

Colette D.


Centreville, VA

$10-15/hr

Pet Sitter

Background Check

I provide pet sitting in your own home. I have had multiple pets including dogs, cats, and other small animals. I have experience with dogs with difficult personalities and that are ill and need medicine. I love all animals of all sizes and ages. I would love to watch your pets.
Colette can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Administration of medicine, Pet walking
Melissa A.'s Photo

Melissa A.


Chantilly, VA

$11-16/hr

Dog-loving College Student Looking To Help With Pet-Sitting

Background Check

Hello! I am a 3rd year at the University of Virginia and am extremely passionate about animals. My maltese mix recently passed in December (so I know lots about little dogs :)) and I am a volunteer dog walker at the Charlottesville SPCA! I am comfortable with dogs of all sizes. I was also a cat foster for the SPCA, so I am happy...
Melissa can also help with: Pet sitting
Celia D.'s Photo

Celia D.


Fairfax, VA

$15/hr1 yrs exp

Friend To Furry Friends

Background Check

I have 1 year of paid experience, but many years of unpaid pet sitting experience. I can help with Pet Sitting during the day. I have worked for a dog daycare and am often around dogs and cats in my day-to-day life! I love playing with animals and believe it is important to keep the pet engaged when watching them. I hope you...
Celia can also help with: Pet sitting
Julia S.'s Photo

Julia S.


Leesburg, VA

$10/hr2 yrs exp

Animal Lover Providing Great Care

Background Check

Hello! My name is Julia and I am able to provide pet-sitting and pet care in your area. I am an animal lover and grew up with dogs and fish in my own home, then when I moved out and into college I lived in a home with cats for a year. I am very passionate about animals and I believe they can be just as important as our human...
Julia can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
Molly Y.'s Photo

Molly Y.


Fairfax, VA

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Pet Care Available

Background Check

I have provided pet sitting for over 10 years. I grew up with a dog and cat and worked at SPCA throughout my time in college. I love animals and enjoy giving them exercise, bringing dogs to dog parks, and providing overnights.
Molly can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet transportation, Pet walking
Ashley B.'s Photo

Ashley B.


Fairfax, VA

$10-20/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Sitter With The Personality Of A Golden Retriever And The Heart Of A German Shepherd

Background Check

Hey! I'm Ash! I have 6 years of paid experience caring for pets! I love all animals, but I'm best with dogs and cats. I used to host dog adoption events for Pet service so I have a lot of experience with anxious dogs, quick tempered dogs, and shy dogs alike! Can't wait to meet your fur baby!
Ashley can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
Fengyan C.'s Photo

Fengyan C.


Gaithersburg, MD

$10-30/hr5 yrs exp

OVER NIGHT STAY

Background Check

I provide dog sitting in your own home. I'm an experienced with many kinds of pets such as cats, dogs, ribbits etc. I love dogs of all sizes and ages. Can also perform baths and light grooming.
Fengyan can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
Sara P.'s Photo

Sara P.


Manassas, VA

$12-20/hr

Full-Time Pet Care Provider

Background Check

I provide dog or cat sitting in your own home! I am a pet owner of about 8 years and have experience caring for both dogs and cats, including those who have special medical needs. I love all dog and cat breeds regardless of size or age, and would love the opportunity to watch your fur baby! I am able to perform baths and brush...
Rebecca J.'s Photo

Rebecca J.


Vienna, VA

$14-20/hr2 yrs exp

Friendly And Active Animal Lover

Background Check

Hello! My name is Rebecca J and I am a recent college graduate from the University of Mary Washington who is looking to make some money before beginning graduate school in the fall. I absolutely love dogs and have three of my own with ages ranging from 3-16 years old. I like to stay active and walk at least an hour a day and...
Rebecca can also help with: Pet transportation, Pet walking, Pet sitting
Ashley S.'s Photo

Ashley S.


Reston, VA

$10-20/hr3 yrs exp

Background Check

So all my life I've loved and cared for animals. Dogs and cats mostly, but I've had my share of snakes, turtles, rabbits, hamsters, birds, fish... I grew up on a farm so we definitely had the space. I'm a very active person nowadays, and walks and hikes are a part of my daily routine anyways, so why not take some pups along with...
Ashley can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
Sindi F.'s Photo

Sindi F.


Germantown, MD

$20-28/hr5 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

Background Check

I am a lover of all animals! I have two dogs (beagles) and one cat (tabi). I've petsat for a couple years to various owners and loved every bit of it. I will ensure your pet will receive the best care because I know I would want the same for my animals.
Sindi can also help with: Pet walking, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
Catie P.'s Photo

Catie P.


McLean, VA

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Background Check

Hello, I'm Catie. I am 25 years old and am a huge animal lover. Ever since I was little (probably 5 or so) my family has had a variety of animals that I always helped to take care of so I have a bit of experience. We also had a cat who needed thyroid medication everyday so if your pet needs any medications that is something that...
Catie can also help with: Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet sitting
Imanee M.'s Photo

Imanee M.


Gainesville, VA

$26-30/hr4 yrs exp

Pet Sitter

Background Check

I'm an animal lover through & through! I have 3 cats and one westie :) I am very experienced when it comes to pets and giving them the love, attention and time that they need!
Imanee can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking
Sarah O.'s Photo

Sarah O.


Chantilly, VA

$12-17/hr3 yrs exp

Background Check

I provide dog sitting and cat sitting. I have had dogs my entire life and am one of the main caregivers for my dogs so I have a ton of experience taking care of dogs. I have performed multiple catsitting jobs as well, so I know how to take care of cats.
Tracie H.'s Photo

Tracie H.


Rockville, MD

$15-20/hr1 yrs exp

Pet Lover And Spoiler

Background Check

I can provide pet sitting your home. Taking walks, playing ball, cleaning up after them etc. are all in the tasks that I am able to provide for them so they will feel loved and not anxious till you come home. I can also provide light grooming and bathing. My "fur babies" include guinea pigs, two dogs( one is a schnauzer who I...
Tracie can also help with: Grooming, Dog training, Pet walking, Administration of medicine, Pet transportation, Pet sitting
Zanab F.'s Photo

Zanab F.


Falls Church, VA

$15-25/hr6 yrs exp

Background Check

I love pet sitting! Puppies & kittens are my favorite! I fostered them through the SPCA whenever I can! I love all dogs & cats as well. I am very active and hope your pet is too!
Zanab can also help with: Pet sitting, Pet walking

Showing 31 - 60 of 1026

Recent cat sitter reviews

Ashley S.

5.0

We went out of the country for two weeks and had Ashley come every other evening to feed and water our geckos. We also had a separate cat sitter, but in the future I would trust Ashley to do take care of all three pets! Taking care of the gecko's isn't easy- they're behind several locked doors...

- Jonathan K.

Autumn M.

5.0

Autumn is a true cat lover and took excellent care of our beloved cat for a week. I would have no problem using Autumn to cat sit again. Strongly recommend.

- Irina M.

Kierra S.

5.0

Kierra is an organized, compassionate, and professional care-giver. She listens attentively to instructions, asks intelligent questions, and takes careful notes. She sent me pictures and provided regular updates. I would absolutely contact Kierra again for assistance!

- Lisa C.

Katherine W.

5.0

Katherine has been my best dog Walker yet. The care and attention she gives to the details is hard to come by. She is always on time and goes the extra mile to make sure the dogs are not only fed, and walked, but also played with and loved on. She is great at communicating and is often available...

- Parmjeet K.

Jessica B.

5.0

Amazing customer services and she has always been so caring and loving with my dog. She goes above and beyond to help her clients and I'm so happy to always bring my beloved dog to her!! I 1000% recommend her service!

- Care member

Cat Sitter Articles

How much does a dog walker cost?

How much does a dog walker cost?

October 11th, 2022 Every pup parent knows how exhilarating a walk can be for their furry friend, but it’s not always easy to find the time or energy to leash up. Enter the dog... Read more
What are the best pets for kids? Experts weigh in

What are the best pets for kids? Experts weigh in

February 16th, 2024 Almost every kid asks (read: begs) for a pet at some point or another. And while dogs, cats and even fish come with more responsibilities than, say, a PS5, ... Read more
Why do cats knead? Decode the secret language of your cat’s biscuits

Why do cats knead? Decode the secret language of your cat’s biscuits

January 12th, 2024 Have you ever watched — or felt — your cat press their front paws against a soft surface then rhythmically extend and contract their tiny toes? If so, you a... Read more
8 easy DIY dog paw print art projects

8 easy DIY dog paw print art projects

March 1st, 2023 As dog parents, it seems as though our lives revolve around constantly taking pictures of every little cute thing our dogs do. Is your puppy carrying a stic... Read more
20 free DIY dog house plans

20 free DIY dog house plans

September 4th, 2022 Your dog gives you unconditional love and affection on the regular, so why not show them some love back by giving them a great outdoor space to call th... Read more

The right cat sitter is waiting to meet you!

If you need someone to take care of your cat while you are away, hiring a cat sitter can be just what you need. Compare cat sitter profiles, read reviews...

If you need someone to take care of your cat while you are away, hiring a cat sitter can be just what you need. Compare cat sitter profiles, read reviews from other cat parents, and search by hourly rates or experience to find the right match for you.

Cat sitters by the numbers

29,931

providers

3.5 yrs

avg. experience

7,134

member reviews

4.9 / 5

avg. rating

FAQs for finding cat sitters near you

What is a cat sitter?

How much does it cost to hire a cat sitter in 2024?

What questions should I ask a cat sitter before hiring them?

What services do cat sitters usually provide?

How do I find a reliable cat sitter?

Ratings for cat sitters listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.9 / 5

Cat Sitters are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 7,134 reviews of the 29,931 listed cat sitters.