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Astoria, Queens cat sitterAndrea G.
Queens Cat Sitter

Hi there! I’m Andrea, and I am delighted to be a pet sitter with Katie’s Kitty in Astoria, NY! I have experience pet sitting for a variety of animals; dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles too! I am also accustomed to administering medications to pets who have special health issues. I currently have one fluffy orange and white cat named Walter. He is a medium haired Turkish Van mix, rescued from the streets of Brooklyn. Walter is now a true gentleman, and is even toilet trained! He can also give a great high five. I’m crazy about him.

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NYC Cat Sitter

My name is Anna and I have been a pet sitter, in Manhattan, for Peter Lindenbaum at Katie’s Kitty since 2004.

I am a true animal lover and have had pets my entire life. I had dogs, cats, birds, fish, hamsters and even a lizard. I decided to become a pet sitter because of my love for animals and my passion to have them in my life. Currently, I live with my very friendly kitty named Riley and my dog, Valentina. They bring me so much love and joy!

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Manhattan east side pet sitterStephanie P.
Manhattan East Side Pet Sitter

Hello, my name is Stephanie.

A bit about me: I’m a health writer, mom (three boys, ages 14, 12 and 8), and pet sitter living in Kip’s Bay. I grew up working in my father’s veterinary clinic (he’s a vet and a professor of veterinary medicine) and have been caring for my own and other people’s pets my entire life. I am comfortable with all range of cat-care, from feeding, clean-up and play, to grooming, pilling, liquids and shots.

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Manhattan cat sitterLauren
Manhattan Cat Sitter

I am a freelance writer who has lived on the Upper West side and Harlem for 8 years.  My ornery tuxedo cat George is the light of my life (don’t tell my husband!).  My love for animals began in childhood, when my sisters and I spent time on our grandparents’ farm in rural Ohio, and interacted with cows, sheep, dogs, cats, and chickens.

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Astoria cat sitterAli
Astoria Cat Sitter

As a pet owner and lifelong animal lover, I understand how important it is to know your pet is comfortable, happy and cared for while you are away. I will give your cat the love and attention that I give to my own, while making sure to tailor each visit to your cat’s needs so that they are as happy as can be in your absence.

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rachelRachel
Astoria, Queens Cat Sitter

My name is Rachel, and I have been a cat sitter with Katie’s Kitty since summer 2016, and I have informally cat-sat for friends for years.  I grew up with many cats in my home, and I shared a home with my own elderly kitty for two years.  I have also served as a cat socialization volunteer at the ASPCA on the Upper East Side since 2013, so I have a lot of experience with a wide range of cat personalities.  Besides cat sitting, I work full-time in the nonprofit/philanthropy sector and am pursuing a MPA at NYU Wagner.

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forest hills cat sitterJoyce
Forest Hills Cat Sitter

Joyce Friedman lives in Queens and has over 20 years of experience caring for cats. She has expertise in giving all kinds of medication and fluids. She also works for The Humane Society of the United States as NYC Coordinator and is a former social worker. She loves meeting new cats and their people.

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Upper East Side and Astoria Pet SitterJessica
Upper East Side and Astoria Pet Sitter

My name is Jessica! I work in the animal welfare field in NYC and currently live in Astoria, Queens where I live with my boyfriend and our dog, Daisy. My flexible schedule allows me to pet sit which is something I love to do and have been doing so over over ten years.

I grew up with cats, and my mom and I even fostered several litters of kittens when I was growing up on Long Island. She definitely influenced me in my love with animals!

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cat sitter in ManhattanCinda
Manhattan Cat Sitter

I am an actress and certified life coach, living in lower Manhattan for many years.  I am a genuine cat-lover!  I grew up with cats and as an adult had two wonderful cats for 12 and 15 years, respectively, and currently have a male 3 year old tabby cat named Pembleton (my best buddy).  I simply adore cats and believe they are one of the greatest blessings on this earth.

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Elfa
UES Cat Sitter

I am a freelance photographer and I’ve lived on the Upper East Side for 5 years.  I adopted my black cat, Balthazar, from a local shelter soon after moving to New York from Iceland, by way of England, where I got my BA degree in drama. Balthazar is a wonderful character who fills my days with love and humor.

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teganTegan
Sunnyside Cat Sitter

My name is Tegan, and I have been a cat sitter with Katie’s Kitty since December 2013. I currently have two–Catie, a 12-year-old tabby, and Layla, a 7-year-old muted tortoiseshell. As a cat owner and animal lover, I know how important it is for cat owners to ensure that their pets are in good hands while they are away. I am so grateful for the opportunity to provide that comfort to you.

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Fort Greene cat sitterShira
Fort Greene Cat Sitter

I’m a well-seasoned cat sitter and, as such, I am adept at cat medication administration, including injections, and on one occasion I saved the life of a cat in an emergency situation. I am respectful, loving, honest, and a diligent worker. I believe there are no small jobs, only small cats, including my own cat Max, who is depicted in this photo. Don’t be fooled by his size―he is a master of destruction.

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Queens cat sitter

Brian
Queens Cat Sitter

Caring for my two cats, Lily & Presley, has changed my life and taught me empathy like I never would have imagined. In addition to experience as a cat sitter, I’ve been employed as a medical caregiver for the ASPCA’s Kitten Nursery, have done local rescue in Astoria, and have volunteered with multiple NYC rescue groups.

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Cat SitterAllie
Bedford-Stuyvesant Cat Sitter

My name is Allie Feldman Taylor and I live in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn with my husband, Scott. Two of our cats, Willa and Feline Dion, were adopted from Animal Care Centers of NYC. Our third cat, Waffles, is a three-legged beauty who was rescued from a park in Queens. I recently founded Empire State Humane Voters—a grassroots advocacy organization that is building political power for animals in New York State.

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Bushwick pet sitterRose
Bushwick Cat Sitter

Hello! My name is Rose and I live in Bushwick, but can also accommodate cats in Williamsburg, Ridgewood and Bedford-Stuyvesant. I have been pet sitting professionally since 2012. I love animals of all shapes and sizes and have cared for all kinds of pets―including cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, reptiles, and more. I grew up with animals my entire life and am accustomed to distinct personality types.

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Bensonhurst cat sitterDani
Bensonhurst Cat Sitter

I am an animal lover and have been working with them since 2011 when I became a veterinary assistant. I have volunteered in the animal husbandry department at the New York Aquarium as well. I am thrilled to be following my dream to work with animals and help to make a difference in their lives. I am currently in veterinary technician school at Penn Foster College.

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Flatbush, Ditmas Park Cat SitterMisha
Flatbush/Ditmas Park Cat Sitter

Hello! My name is Misha and I’m a cat sitter in Brooklyn, where I’ve lived for a little over a year. In addition to Flatbush and Ditmas Park, I’m available for cat sitting in Bushwick, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Kensington, and Park Slope.

During the day, I’m an editorial assistant for an academic publisher, working mostly on books about politics and forensic science. I moved to Brooklyn over a year ago, but I’m originally a Vermont native by way of North Carolina. I grew up with cats―Mac and Sandy, short for MacTavish and Sandra Dee.

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Bay Ridge Cat SitterMarinda
Bay Ridge Cat Sitter

Hi! My name is Marinda. I’m a children’s book publishing professional living in Bay Ridge, where I’ve resided for the past three years. As an only child, I grew up with animals as my siblings and best friends, and I have racked up a life’s worth of experience learning to care for cats and dogs as both an owner and a sitter for friends and family.

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Sheila
Park Slope Cat Sitter

Hi, I’m Sheila and I first started working as a professional pet sitter with Katie’s Kitty soon after my little dog of 17 years, Louise, passed away. At the time, I was also teaching pre-K and I found that taking care of cats and dogs (and sometimes chinchillas and other surprising pets) was a healing way to work through this event in my life.

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Ellie
Park Slope Cat Sitter

Hi! My name is Ellie, and I am proud to work for Katie’s Kitty taking care of pets in Park Slope and the surrounding neighborhoods (South Slope, Greenwood, Gowanus, Ditmas Park and Red Hook). I was born and raised in the English countryside in a family of animal lovers, taking home my very first pet from a litter of kittens on the local farm at age five. Since then, I have always had cats in my life and would not have it any other way.

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Harlem and Bronx Cat SitterAmy
Harlem and Bronx Cat Sitter

My name is Amy, and I joined the Katie’s Kitty team in early 2017. I was―and still am―a Katie’s Kitty client turned cat sitter! Since I had the best experience with Katie’s Kitty while I was away last summer, I decided to become a part of the team and provide the same services.

I’m experienced with feeding, cleanup, brushing, litter scooping, and―most importantly―playtime! I’ve had my rescues for nine years now and can meet whatever your need may be. I will always make sure your pet is happy and well cared for, whether you’re away for one evening or 10 days.

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Astoria Cat Sitter

Hi!  My name is Melissa and I’ve been cat sitting with Katie’s Kitty since Fall 2013. Before that I would often cat sit for several of my friends around the city.  Being from NC & KY I grew up having both cats and dogs as part of the family.  As a teenager I had a special relationship with a very vocal and opinionated Siamese Cat named Pavlova.  We also had a giant rabbit named Wascal and I once had African tree frogs!  During college, I also had 2 beta fish that lived well beyond their years!  My dad now has a farm in KY where he raises feinting goats!  I guess you could say I have been around animals my whole life!   I currently live in LIC/Sunnyside in a small studio with my calico cat, Cleo.  I am also an actress who waits tables.

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cat sitter in Upper East Side ManhattanLaine
UES Manhattan Cat Sitter

I began my work with Katie’s kitty after the most amazing experience with one of our own fellow sitters, and fell in love with the idea of taking care of cats alongside my job as a kindergarten teacher here in New York ( considering I love cats!). I have been teaching for three years, and before that spent a couple of years working in public relations. I have a beautiful young cat, Esmerelda, with my husband, but am really wishing for another soon! Before getting Esmerelda, I have had cats at home with my family my whole life. My mother has fostered cats since I was very little and has greatly influenced me in my love not just for cats, but for all animals!

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Brooklyn cat sitterStephanie
Brooklyn Cat Sitter

Hi everyone! My name is Stephanie, pleased to meet you. I live in Bedford Stuyvesant, and I love taking care of kitties in Brooklyn and beyond. I am currently working on my teaching certification so I can be a high school English teacher! I am passionate about literature and education, and some of my other interests include Italian food, Netflix, and getting a seat on the train during my morning commute. I grew up taking care of cats my entire life, whether they were my own or if they belonged to friends and family members, and nothing warms my heart more than spending time with a precious furry friend.

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Grenwich Village cat sitterAlyssa
Greenwich Village Cat Sitter

Alyssa has been residing in Greenwich Village since leaving Ohio 11 years ago.

She is currently a Media Buyer at an Advertising Agency and has worked for Katie’s Kitty full time for over 4 years. She grew up with many various pets and has been known as a cat whisperer by friends and family. Alyssa has 2 rescue cats found on the streets of Brooklyn, Brother and Sissy (oddly are not related) and rule her apartment.

jenny-olsenJenny
NYC Cat Sitter

A long time resident of the Upper West Side and now Hamilton Heights, Jenny Olsen has been a Katie’s Kitty cat sitter since 2005.

Until recently, she worked in the animal welfare field for over 11 years. She combined her love for animals with service to the community by running a full-service assistance program to aid pet owners in need for the Humane Society of the United States. Now, along with pet sitting she fosters newborn kittens for various NYC rescue groups and works part-time in an Upper West Side bar.

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NYC cat sitter and her catEvelyn
Murray Hill Cat Sitter

Hi! My name is Evelyn and I am a cat sitter for Katie’s Kitty. I have the pleasure of caring for kitties in the Manhattan area of NYC. By day, I am a speech/language pathologist working with 3-5 year old preschoolers with special needs. I’ve been involved in this wonderfully rewarding profession for 20 years now and intend to continue as long as I have functional vocal cords ;) I love children.

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Carol
Harlem Cat Sitter

I am a humane educator and substitute teacher living in Inwood with my two cat companions and usually a few foster kitties. This freelance work allows me the freedom and flexibility to also pursue my passion of caring for animals. I am pleased to be an Inwood cat sitter, working with Katie’s Kitty.

I grew up in a family of animal lovers who gave our four-legged friends the love and respect one would any other family member (if not better!). Cats were always a big part of my life. Mischief, one of my first cats, lived to be 18-years-old, and several others since then have had long, healthy, happy lives.

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kimberlyKimberly
Jamaica and Forest Hills Cat Sitter

My name is Kimberly and I joined Katie’s Kitty as a cat sitter in 2014. I have a passion for caring for all animals especially cats. I am a medical student, currently studying for my board exams, and I live in Queens with my cat Sable. In addition to raising my own cat, I have experience as a sitter for a few of my friends’ cats while they were on vacation. I have also taken care of stray kittens that I rescued and cared for until finding them a home.

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andreaAndrea
Bronx Cat Sitter

My name is Andrea, and I joined the Katie’s Kitty team in 2014. I used a sitter from Katie’s Kitty when I first moved to New York and needed a sitter for my own cat, and they did such a great job taking care of my girl that I asked to join them!

Taking care of animals is just one of my passions. I work as a classical singer, and recently I’ve also been taking classes in preparation to apply to medical school.

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gloriaGloria
Hell’s Kitchen

My name is Gloria and have been happily cat sitting with Katie’s Kitty since 2012. I provide cat sitting on the west side of Manhattan including Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea and the West Village.

I have had a long time love affair with a series of my own rescue kitties, my current family consisting of Leo – a very talkative Siamese who is now a robust 14 – and his 12 year old lady friend Molly who loves to curl up with him and is very patient with his chatter.

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Mike
Washington Heights Cat Sitter

My name is Mike, and I live in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan on the border of Inwood. Currently, I am a full-time student of social work at CUNY.

I am a genuine cat lover! I had a cat, named Coogan, for over twelve years and cared for my sister’s cat while she was away. I have been cat sitting for Katie’s Kitty since 2010. I am insured and bonded, and happy to provide references upon request.

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kathleenKathleen
Westside Cat Sitter

My name is Kathleen I have been cat sitting with Katie’s Kitty since 2012. I love animals, especially cats. I have always lived with cats growing up and now my husband, Robert and I live with our 2 cats, Boscoe, a Burmese and Charlie, a rescue Tabby on the UWS of Manhattan. Both Charlie and Boscoe have very different personalities, but they get along well and keep each other company. I am also an actress and work P/T at Bloomingdale’s as well. Pet sitting allows me to have a flexible schedule for my auditions and acting jobs and I absolutely love animals so it is something I enjoy.

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Melissa
UES Cat Sitter

My name is Melissa and I have been a pet sitter and boarder with Katie’s Kitty since 2011. I am a huge animal lover, and have been my entire life. I grew up in Kansas surrounded by cats and dogs, and since then have worked for multiple shelters in both Chicago and Kansas City.

I am accustomed to dealing with distinct personalities and comfortable administering medication. I am currently a freelance writer and student, and when I am not out visiting and walking pets, spend a lot of my time working from home on the Upper East Side with my partner Alex.

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julie princeJulie
Manhattan Cat Sitter

Hi! My name is Julie, and I’ve been working with Katie’s Kitty since 2007, and available for cat visits in the Midtown Area (East 40-50-60’s plus). ). I’ve met so many incredible cats and owner during that time! Some of them have become like family since I’ve visited their cats off & on for seven years! I’d be happy to meet with you for free whenever you are looking for a caring, reliable cat sitter to visit your very special furry companion. Although visits are scheduled for 1/2 hour, I never look at my watch. I stay until I feel the cat has gotten what it needs to feel safe and secure while its owner is away.

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Manhattan and Jersey City Pet SitterCandace
Manhattan and Jersey City Pet Sitter

Hi there! My name is Candace, and I’ve been a Katie’s Kitty pet sitter since 2014. I love all animals. Cats are my absolute favorite. My first cat, Comet, came to me when I was searching for Halebop in the 1996 night sky. I never did see that celestial body, but destiny delivered my little furry best friend. We spent close to two decades together.

As a matter of fact, I successfully managed his kidney disease for 5 years. My family and I have cared for cats with various illnesses such pancreatitis, cardiomyopathy, and seizures. I’ve become quite adept at giving oral medications via syringe or pill, and I can also do subcutaneous fluids. Seniors with special needs hold a special place in my heart.

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CristinaCristina
Astoria Pet Sitter

Hello! I’m Cristina and I adore cats. There has been a cat in my life since the day I was born— really! I have a picture of my first day home from the hospital in which our cat is sitting on my mom’s lap with one paw draped over me. In that moment, our cat labeled me “Friend of Cats” forever. So what better way is there to share my passion for cats than to help take care of someone else’s feline friends?

In the spring of 2014 I was working for a bank in Maryland when I decided that it was high time to pursue my career in voice over acting. I left the bank, packed up the house, the husband, and the cats and we all moved to New York. Since I have my own home studio, I was looking to find something to occupy my time in between auditions and I was incredibly pleased to find and be hired by Katie’s Kitty.

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Park Slope cat sitter and cat boarderAndrea C.
Park Slope Cat Sitter and Cat Boarder

I’ve worked with Katie’s Kitty since 2013 and am available to visit cats in Brooklyn and lower-Manhattan neighborhoods along the F train. So if you live in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Gowanus, South Slope, Windsor Terrace, Kensington or the Lower East Side, please ask for me when you call the office.

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nyc cat sitterAlicia
Manhattan Cat Sitter and Cat Boarding

My name is Alicia. In August 2014 I moved to New York from Kansas and started cat sitting and boarding for Katie’s Kitty in early 2015.  New York City truly has my heart! I’m a speech-language pathologist currently working in a nursing home with elderly patients. I have also worked in a preschool with small children. I love children and the elderly, so it’s nice to have the choice to switch back and forth.

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Jane
Manhattan and Upper East Side Pet Sitter

I would like to introduce myself.  My name is Jane and I am the purrfect person to care for your pet, be it a cat or dog.

Love of animals, especially dogs and cats led me to Katie’s Kitty/Peter’s Pets where I have been a member of their petsitting family since 2009.

I grew up with two wonderful Cocker Spaniels who lived well into their teens.

I am a former pet owner of cats and dogs, having been a proud parent to a Golden Retriever, Brandy, for twelve years and a Rottweiler, Kaya, for eight years after that, all while living in Westport, CT.

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cat boarding brooklynBeth
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Cat Boarding

My name is Beth, and I’m a cat boarder with Katie’s Kitty. I do this work because I love cats, and I enjoy “hosting” them in my apartment. I think I have a special ability to sense the amount of attention each cat wants and needs (they all have different personalities!), and I find ways to maximize their comfort and happiness, knowing it’s tough for them to be away from home! (My profile picture shows me with Koshka, one of the cats I boarded recently.)

My love of cats started many years ago, when I got my beloved pet cat Esme, a beautiful tortoiseshell who lived with me for 14 years until she died earlier this year. She had kidney disease and cancer, and for two years, I hydrated her daily with fluids to manage her kidney disease. During all those years, I also cared for and visited cats belonging to friends and neighbors.

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nyc cat sitterJenny Deady
West Side Cat Sitter

My name is Jenny Deady and I have been a pet sitter with Katie’s Kitty since 2011. During my time as a Katie’s Kitty pet sitter, I have garnered extensive experience taking care of many cats with a variety of unique needs.

I love cats! Our first family pets growing up in Ireland were cats and, in fact, I do not recall a time when we did not have a cat. All our pets have been cats with two exceptions; some fish and a little bush-baby (a small African lemur). My family lived in Tanzania, East Africa in the 80’s where we rescued the little bush-baby (small African lemur) that was being sold at a market. We planned to let it go back to the wild but it decided to adopt us for a while. He was called “Mad Morris” and liked to swing out of our mosquito nets.

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astoria cat sitterAlexis
Queens Cat Sitter

Hi there fellow feline lovers! My name is Alexis and I’m one of the newest sitters with Katie’s Kitty here in Queens.

My love for cats started with trying to share cookies with strays on the street when I was a kid in San Francisco, and followed me into adulthood when my brothers and I adopted a small group of sibling cats, along with their unexpected kittens. I currently look after my roommate’s rescue cat Madame, and I’ve also gladly been a designated cat sitter for friends in the last couple of years, especially during holidays. I will never stop loving cats anytime soon, and love cat sitting for all that the experience gives in playfulness, fickleness, and shedded fur.

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Rita
Harlem Cat Sitter

Hi! My name is Rita. I’m a 25 years old and have been a cat sitter with Katie’s Kitty since 2015. Prior to that, I was an independent cat sitter for about 3 years, ever since moving to Manhattan from Connecticut. I grew up in Paris and Connecticut and then moved to Manhattan to start attending school part time at Hunter College.

I initially started taking care of my brother’s cat when he and his wife would go away, They started recommending me to other people and that’s how I got involved in cat sitting, which has been an extremely rewarding experience for me.

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